Elites: Damn, America. Full Speed Ahead Immigration

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Elites: Damn, America. Full Speed Ahead Immigration

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Senators troll for immigration votes
By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS, Associated Press Writer
2 hours, 50 minutes ago

Architects of a revived immigration compromise are directing an intense behind-the-scenes bargaining effort to round up votes among wavering Republicans to keep it alive.

The coalition drew up a tentative list of 22 amendments whose consideration would give Republicans comfort needed to allow the bill to go forward. That would take 60 votes

Sen. Jim DeMint plans to block a conference needed to reconcile House/Senate versions before an immigration bill could be signed into law....

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NYTimes

June 15, 2007

Senate Leaders Agree to Revive Immigration Bill
By ROBERT PEAR and JEFF ZELENY

WASHINGTON, June 15 "” President Bush and Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the Democratic majority leader, pledged today to work for passage of the suddenly revived immigration bill, with Mr. Reid saying Senate Democrats would sacrifice their Fourth of July break, if necessary.

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