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Can Marco Rubio Seduce His Fellow Republicans?

June 12 (Bloomberg) -- The attempted seduction of Senator John Cornyn by immigration reformers is akin to my effort to get Neil Patrick Harris, the best emcee ever of any awards show, to sing at my next birthday. No matter how much I offer him, he’ll turn me down.

That’s the situation in which Senator Marco Rubio of Florida finds himself with several Republican colleagues. Take his wooing of Cornyn, of Texas. Cornyn is just not that into immigration reform. He won re-election comfortably in 2008 by 12 points, despite losing the Hispanic vote by 25 points.