Campaign 2010

Nov 08, 2013

What a Difference a Year Makes

What it looks like when the dysfunction and recklessness of the Republican Congress kills reform to our broken immigration system.

ONE YEAR AGO TODAY: Speaker Boehner said, “A comprehensive approach is long overdue, and I’m confident that the President, myself, others, can find the common ground to take care of this issue once and for all.” [ABC News, 11/8/12]

TODAY: “California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the majority whip, said in a meeting with immigration proponents that there weren't enough days left for the House to act and he was committed to addressing overhaul of the nation's immigration system next year. The congressman's office confirmed what he said.” [AP, 11/8/13]