A lofty, courageous and patriotic goal but McCain and Graham will make sure it never passes.
Keep reading. Pat Leahy wants illegals to be able to bring their same-sex partners in and get them citizenship.
The problem is that Reid did not get 60 votes which could vote down a filibuster attempt.
So we have a “WIN” now called a “LOSS” because the Democrats did not want to stand behind the efficacy of the measure because “FEELINGS” are transitory....i.e., DOES NOT LAST. Were they to proceed, people might have more time to examine the bill, find out all the particulars, and likely dissent while the Senate is in the midst of filibuster.