Speaker of the House John Boehner’s past statements about whether the unofficial “majority of the majority” rule might be waived for immigration reform have ranged from potential openness to mostly dismissive, but now that the issue has come to a head, Boehner has laid down an unequivocal marker.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday June 27, 2013 11:15 am|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday June 18, 2013 1:05 pm|
The chances of immigration reform being approved this year just got slightly bleaker. It will now need the support from the majority of House Republicans.
|By: Jon Walker Friday February 1, 2013 8:42 am|
Republican House members have little personal political incentive to back immigration reform. More than half of House Republicans represent districts that are more than 80 percent white and unless an individual is directly or indirectly touched by the issue they are unlikely to see it as a top priority.