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Graham: Gang’s Bill Necessary for GOP to ‘Get Reattached to Hispanics’

Gang of Eight member and South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the immigration-reform bill is necessary for the GOP to “get reattached to Hispanics” and for the long-term survival of the party.

“The party’s gotta be bigger than Utah and South Carolina,” he told host Chris Wallace. “The Hispanic community is very close to our values, but we have driven them away over this issue.”

The Senate is set to vote this week on the Corker-Hoeven amendment that beefs up the bill’s border-security measures as well as on the bill itself.

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