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Senate Republican support for immigration 'reform' down from 2006, 1986

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Immigration "reform" passed the Senate Thursday, 68 to 32. At first glance, this is the most votes any major immigration bill has gotten. In 1986, reform passed 62-24, and in 2006, it passed 62-36. But when you dig deeper into the numbers, you'll find that support among Senate Republicans has fallen dramatically this time. In 1986, 29 Republicans voted for the immigration bill, which,...