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Democrats Introduce Discharge Petition on House Immigration Bill HR 15

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Today, House Democrats introduced the discharge petition for the House immigration bill, HR 15.  You can watch their press conference here:

The need for a discharge petition was underscored just a few hours later, when a procedural tactic might’ve brought HR 15 to the House floor for a full vote — yet nearly every single Republican blocked it.  House Republicans today once again displayed their short-sightedness on immigration reform and the Latino vote, and it looks as if their reckoning might soon be coming.

As for what a discharge petition is?  Watch Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) explain it: