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Immigration reform dies again

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Only last week, Rep. Dave Reichert was in town striking a somewhat muted but still-optimistic note on immigration reform. It is possible, the Auburn Republican said. In the way time is measured in Congress, it is possible fairly soon. It likely will not come in the comprehensive reform approach favored by Senate Democrats, but in the piece-by-piece method devised and preferred by the Republican House leadership. Their message to fellow House Republicans, said Reichert, is we’ve got to do something.

Well and good, but only days later the House leadership was holed amidships. Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor was trounced in his Virginia district primary by an obscure college professor who claimed Cantor favored “amnesty.” Immigration may not be the sole reason for Cantor’s debacle — he is described as an aloof, detached, lobbyist-loving backer of crony capitalism who at best was a tepid fence-sitter on immigration. Pro-immigration Republicans elsewhere did well, but still ...

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