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The Immigration Debate In The Senate Is Stalling Before It Ever Really Started

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Are Republicans just running out the clock, or is there really no compromise for Dreamers?
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Senate Immigration Debate Gets Off to a Slow, Unhappy Start

Senate Immigration Debate Gets Off to a Slow, Unhappy Start

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Even as a floor debate on immigration faltered, a bipartisan group of senators was working behind the scenes to come up with a plan that could garner 60 votes.
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Senate Begins Historic Immigration Debate With Twitter Bickering

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An historic immigration debate among the 100 hallowed solons of the United States Senate commenced roughly 24 hours ago, and the World's Greatest Deliberative Body seems determined to live up to its glorious potential for statesmanlike oratory. It is difficult to select which moment, thus far, has delivered the most honor to our polity. Was it the total silence that devoured most of the morning and afternoon hours on Tuesday? Or was it when the majority leader asked for unanimous consent on a stunt bill and was blocked by the minority leader, inviting recriminations between their...
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The Senate's Immigration Debate Is Already Going Awry

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It was supposed to be the start of something good: a rare open debate on the Senate floor in which lawmakers from both sides of the aisle could engage in dialogue to reach a compromise that would protect the millions of young immigrants whose protections are otherwise slated to expire in a few weeks. A chance for “a thousand flowers to bloom,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put it last week.
But on Tuesday, one day into this supposed enlightened debate, the Senate floor was quiet. Instead, Republicans and Democrats in the upper chamber threw indirect barbs at each other via...
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Gov. Greg Abbott himself noted that a shotgun was used in the massacre. Read more ...

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