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McCain showing ease in immigration rhetoric

Pushing reform, he asserts distance from party's right

Senator John McCain of Arizona celebrated the contributions of immigrants yesterday on the campaign trail in Scranton, Pa. Senator John McCain of Arizona celebrated the contributions of immigrants yesterday on the campaign trail in Scranton, Pa. (Gerald Herbert/ Associated Press)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / September 23, 2008

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SCRANTON, Pa. - During the Republican primaries, John McCain delicately balanced his record of pushing for immigration reform with satisfying his party's appetite for harsher restrictions. (Full article: 478 words)

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