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5 Democratic senators join failed effort to block Obama on immigration
5 Democratic senators join failed effort to block Obama on immigration

Five Democratic senators broke from their party Thursday to side with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in an effort to derail President Obama's executive actions on immigration. The procedural move failed in a tie vote, 50-50. Although largely symbolic, it was potent enough to attract the Democrats, including four who are in tough re-election battles this fall in conservative-leaning states. Republicans need to gain six seats to take Senate control.  Democrats who sided with the Texas Republican were Sens. Kay Hagan of North Carolina,  Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Pryor of Arkansas and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, all in tight races to retain their seats. Sen. Joe...

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