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Immigration: Game Over in the Senate, How Should House Republicans Respond?

Azera Wrote: Jun 24, 2013 12:31 PM
Last Friday, while gong home, I came across a Georgia highway paving crew. What caught my eye was that the guys that were on the shovels, rakes, flagmen, basically the low skilled jobs - were black men and white men. The guys on the paving rollers, asphalt machines, the higher skilled jobs - were Hispanic men.

Once Friday's immigration "breakthrough" took root in the Senate, final passage of the amended 'Gang of Eight' legislation became a fait accompli.  Barring a seismic political disruption, Harry Reid will file for cloture on the Hoeven-Corker substitute amendment later today, clearing the way for final passage by week's end.  It's the allure of a fairly speedy approval process that likely explains why prominent 'gang' members were happy to abandon their pretextual grievances against the Cornyn amendment and throw their arms around the new plan.  Byron York's Senate sources are telling him that this