(...) The Biden recommendations are likely to include proposed laws that Congress must approve and executive actions that Obama can take himself.
Obama assigned Biden this task after the Dec. 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
"You know," Biden said last week, "there's 10,000 people a year gunned down in our cities, different motives, different reasons, different explanations. But, you know, it's a real problem. It's serious."
Biden said, "I'm going to be submitting to the president a proposal as to how to proceed. I'm shooting for Tuesday. I hope I get it done by then."