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Obama softens tone on border reform: President now open to GOP proposals for incremental steps

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WASHINGTON — After months of insisting the House should take up the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate in June, President Barack Obama changed tactics Thursday and said he might consider GOP proposals to overhaul separate parts of the immigration system.

The White House is hoping that public anger at the 16-day government shutdown has so badly damaged the GOP that House Republican leaders will consider immigration reform as a way to improve their popularity with moderate voters.

Obama’s…

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