In the run-up to 2016, one of the key questions for Republicans will be how to frame, market and package the issue of immigration reform. How can they make reform palatable to the party’s dominant right wing while substantially lessening Hispanic animosity?
There is a growing body of evidence that those intent on moderating the party’s ideological rigidity, including Karl Rove and Reince Priebus, face opposition from Republican primary voters, the most powerful force in the party. [cont.]
Tom Edsall (Columbia U.), New York Times
Recent polls: Immigration