Immigration Foes Have Numbers, but No Strategy

Republicans like Senator Ted Cruz have been oddly quiet in the latest fight over whether to pass clean DHS funding.

Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, has a conversation following a Bloomberg Television interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

On Tuesday, the Federation for American Immigration Reform, which opposes President Obama's various executive actions on undocumented workers, released a slew of new polls. They captured opinions from red or purple states that had elected Democratic senators—Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia, Montana, Maine. In every case, voters told Zogby Analytics pollsters that they would side with the legislators trying to undo the president's orders.

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