Monday, February 07, 2011

Senators look for immigration deal

Senators look for immigration deal; Politico

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) have rekindled their alliance on immigration reform, taking some early steps to test the political will for addressing the contentious issue this year.

Their call list hasn’t focused so much on House and Senate members who’ve been reliable pro-immigration votes in the past. Instead, they’re looking to a strange-bedfellows mix of conservative and liberal constituencies that can provide a “safety net” of support, as Graham put it, once the issue heats up. ...

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Comment: Any "deal" coming out of the Senate with Graham and Schumer guiding it, surely means the American public and US Constitution is about to be run over by a tractor trailer truck.

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