Politics

Conservatives' Creed Now Requires Hard Line on Immigration

As with abortion, the issue has become a dividing line between the parties.

Party line.

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In some circles, Senator Marco Rubio is being labeled a “moderate” or “establishment” Republican even though his voting record is extremely conservative. It’s caused some puzzlement. The conservative writer David French thinks that if Rubio is the “establishment” candidate in the primaries, then “the term has lost any real meaning.”

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