McCain asking for Fast and Furious hearing

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Arizona Senator John McCain is asking a Senate committee for a hearing about the controversial "Fast and Furious" operation.

The ATF's gun-running investigaton allowed more than 2,000 high-powered weapons to flow into Mexico.

McCain wants the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to hold the hearing as soon as possible.

The ATF ran the operation in an effort to go after Mexican drug cartels. Hearings have already been held in the U.S. House.