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July 03, 2006

Dean Says Democrats Won't Use Immigration;going against the partisan grain is Rep. Harold Ford, Jr., D-Tenn

There is an article by Emily Fredrix in the Associated Press on June 28, 2006;

"MILWAUKEE -- The head of the Democratic Party told the nation's oldest Hispanic rights group on Wednesday that Democrats will not use immigration to divide the country and win in the upcoming midterm elections.

"Immigrant bashing and scapegoating is wrong in order to win elections and we're not going to do it," Howard Dean said at the League of United Latin American Citizens convention in Milwaukee".

at; http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/28/AR2006062801773.html

However in Tennessee as reported on MSNBC;

"On immigration, going against the partisan grain is Rep. Harold Ford, Jr., D-Tenn., who is running for the Senate.
He is airing a radio ad making a connection between illegal immigrants and the risk of terrorists slipping across U.S. borders.
The Democrat reminds the radio audience that he voted for the House Republicans’ immigration bill. “In Congress, I put party aside and voted for the toughest immigration plan: to get control of our borders,” Ford says".

at; http://msnbc.msn.com/id/13581776/page/2/

Posted by VisaLawyer at July 3, 2006 08:55 AM

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