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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
If this guy’s opinion holds sway in his party, the GOP is doomed to political failure
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Feb. 21, 2013 5:05 p.m.





Conventional political wisdom these days holds that the Republican Party has to soften its stance on immigration if it’s going to reverse the trend that has seen it lose the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections.

But stuff like THIS defies that wisdom:

Immigration reform’s chances in the House are looking bleaker after one of the top Republicans tasked with shepherding a bill to passage ruled out a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte [above], chair of the Judiciary Committee that will mark up any House legislation on the issue, told NPR this week ...

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