Dream Act

Democrats Delay Action on DREAM Act

"Democrats have delayed a showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally.

Facing GOP objections, Democrats are putting aside the so-called Dream Act. They’re short of the 60 votes needed to advance the measure.

Democratic officials say they’ll try to move a House-passed version after the Senate acts on funding the government and extending tax cuts. Republicans have said they won’t agree to consider anything else until those issues are addressed."

Watch for Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to try to bring this back up to the Senate next week – providing he:

1. Has 60 votes for Cloture

2. His Democratic Caucus can support and help pass the Obama-GOP Bush Era tax cut/rate deal

So, stay tuned and get ready to call on the fence Senators again next week – if need be.

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