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Ted Kennedy, on Point

Regarding my earlier post on the future of the point system, a reader e-mails:

Looks like Ted Kennedy might already have plans for the “point system”. From the Cape Cod Times :

HYANNIS – U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy has been involved in immigration issues for more than 40 years. As the Senate took a break in the debate over comprehensive immigration reform this week, he was still at it, working to maintain momentum for an immigration bill that has been buffeted from all sides during its short life.

But even if a compromise is cobbled together, the senior senator from Massachusetts will not rest.

“The day it passes we’re going to put in legislation to try to fix it,” he said in a telephone interview yesterday from his family’s Hyannisport compound. The bill is good for now, but it could be better, he said.

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