Immigration Bill Dies in the Senate The wide-ranging immigration bill died Thursday in the Senate, 14 votes short on a procedural vote that would have moved the bill toward final passage. It was a blow to President Bush, who backed the bipartisan measure.
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Immigration Bill Dies in the Senate

Immigration Bill Dies in the Senate

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The wide-ranging immigration bill died Thursday in the Senate, 14 votes short on a procedural vote that would have moved the bill toward final passage. It was a blow to President Bush, who backed the bipartisan measure, and it likely means no overhaul of immigration will happen until after the 2008 election.

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