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May 14, 2014


Can Republicans Get Immigration Reform Done?

First Read: "Immigration is really a 'rock and a hard place issue' for the GOP: If they don't get the issue behind them, the GOP will struggle to win presidential elections. But the cost of getting the issue behind them -- short term -- could be more of a problem than many in the Acela Corridor realize. We've gone back and forth about whether we think immigration can get done either this year or EARLY next year. But judging by how divisive the issue still is -- and how potent the issue still is in primaries -- we're just not sure how it gets done without causing major internal damage in the GOP."












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