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GOP pollster: Cantor should have explained immigration views
GOP pollster: Cantor should have explained immigration views

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's decision to veer right on immigration reform may have contributed to his stunning defeat this week, a leading Republican pollster said Friday. The defeated Virginia congressman, faced with his GOP challenger's attack that he was a proponent of "amnesty," should have more fully explained his support for the idea of granting legal status to individuals who came to the U.S. illegally as children, pollster Whit Ayres told reporters. "Eric Cantor never said he supported comprehensive immigration reform. What he supported was the DREAM Act, which is one small component of a comprehensive package," Ayres said, adding that the...

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