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Anti-immigration forces target Rubio



House Speaker Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants and the first Cuban-American speaker of the House, is under attack from anti-immigration forces that contend he is "working behind the scenes to kill the very bills intended to help you and your family." This YouTube video is being circulated by and urges people to call Rubio's office and complain.

UPDATE: House staff says the immigration bills are scheduled to be workshopped next week -- likely Monday -- in a special meeting of the State Affairs Committee. Rubio's spokeswoman Jill Chamberlin said the office has gotten roughly 400 calls about the bills, 300 in support and 100 in opposition.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:48am]


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