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Senator Barbara Boxer reacts to immigration reform




Senator Boxer, seen here talking about highway funding, encouraged the president to take executive action on immigration.
Senator Boxer, seen here talking about highway funding, encouraged the president to take executive action on immigration.
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Mr. President, I don't remember hearing one Republican in Congress complain when Republican presidents took executive action on immigration. ... I urge you to ignore the angry voices of the do-nothing crowd in Congress who have repeatedly blocked progress on immigration reform.

That's part of an open letter sent to President Obama, several days before Thursday night's announcement.

Its author, Senator Barbara Boxer of California, joins Take Two.