Take Two for July 23, 2013

Immigration rhetoric worries some California Republicans

US Representative Dana Rohrabacher

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Washington, UNITED STATES: US Representative Dana Rohrabacher, Republican from California, testifies on the business perspectives of comprehensive immigration reform during a hearing by the US House Judiciary committee's subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, 06 June 2007. A US Senate bill granting a path to citizenship for around 12 million illegal immigrants narrowly survived a key test Wednesday with the defeat of amendment which could have killed it. Senators knocked back the amendment, which supporters of the bill said could have fractured their tenuous cross-party coalition, by 51 votes to 46. AFP PHOTO/SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

As comprehensive immigration reform stalls in the U.S. House of Representatives, some Golden State Republicans back home are wringing their hands. They say the rhetoric they’re hearing from GOP Congressmen threatens an already floundering California Republican Party.

KPCC's Franks Stoltze reports


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