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Democrats try to outflank the GOP on border security

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2024
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Democrats in Congress are attempting to flip the script on border security, going on offense to try to blunt Republican attacks on a central 2024 election issue.

Why it matters: The strategy shift reflects growing public hawkishness on the issue even among Democratic voters.

"I am personally encouraged, as someone who has been talking about immigration for two election cycles," Rep. Hillary Scholten (D-Mich.), a former immigration lawyer, told Axios.

"This is an area that Democrats have really left for Republicans to define, unnecessarily."

Driving the news: The Democratic Congressional...

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