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Thu August 15, 2013
Politics

Rep. McCarthy Pressured To Back Senate Immigration Bill

Originally published on Thu August 15, 2013 6:20 am

The fierce debate over immigration played out in earnest in Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday. Immigration overhaul supporters are pressuring Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy to join them. While the House majority whip agrees the immigration system needs to change, he is unwilling to support the bill that passed the Senate.