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Over lunch, GOP leaders press Obama to hold off on immigration action
Over lunch, GOP leaders press Obama to hold off on immigration action

Still dusting himself off after this week's electoral pounding, President Obama hosted triumphant Republicans and vanquished Democrats for lunch Friday, observing an odd Washington tradition: the post-election reconciliation meal.  But what was designed to be a first attempt at a fresh start instead turned into a new round of confrontation over immigration reform, as Republican leaders again warned Obama that taking executive action to change the legal status of some immigrants in the country illegally could spoil any hope of compromise on that and a range of other issues before the new Congress even convenes next year. "The American people sent a strong message Tuesday...

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