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Response to mgcgulfcoast (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 07:49 AM

2. If that is happening, it is to save the immigration bill

(I say if, because I have not read of an addition that was added because of criticism.) They need 60 votes in the Senate and to win the House - they need 50% and they need Boehner to bring the vote to the floor.

So, if they added these, consider it a small Southwestern stimulus package.

It is true that if this passes, it could be both a major asset and a burden for Rubio. I don't know if there is enough time for conservatives to have accepted that they are closing the border better enough to justify the millions legalized (not American citizens, but legalized.) If the conservatives view this as "caving" to Obama, then he may not have a real chance at the nomination. If he does get the nomination, this would be a major accomplishment that he can brag about. That and the fact that he has been positioning himself as a serious foreign policy guy might make him the tea party's most electable person.

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