Immigration bill supporters think you're asleep

Jonathan Garthwaite
Posted: Jun 04, 2007 8:50 AM

In a Washington Post article today, immigration bill supporters think they've weathered the storm of conservative opposition and the bill will sail through the rest of the way.

Congress's week-long Memorial Day recess was expected to leave the bill in tatters. But with a week of action set to begin today, the legislation's champions say they believe that the voices of opposition, especially from conservatives, represent a small segment of public opinion. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who led negotiations on the bill for his party, said the flood of angry calls and protests that greeted the deal two weeks ago has since receded every day.

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