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Reform lives

It was encouraging to see Senator Charles Schumer and Lindsey Graham outline their plans for reform in the Washington Post. And it was sobering to see the numbers of people who marched for reform in the nation's capital on Sunday.

As with all matters in Washington these days, immigration reform is not an easy number though, unlike health care reform, it at least enjoys a meaningful measure of bipartisan support. Also, the passage of health care reform significantly clears the legislative calendar and should allow the parties, and the Obama administration, to devote proper time to an issue that can't be allowed to simply drift along indefinitely.

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