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Obama takes immigration pitch to voters

Analysts: Tactic is a familiar and successful way to pressure Congress

11:28 PM, Jan. 29, 2013
Adelfina Guzman listens along with immigration advocates to President Barack Obama's speech on immigration reform Tuesday in San Diego.
Adelfina Guzman listens along with immigration advocates to President Barack Obama's speech on immigration reform Tuesday in San Diego.
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President Barack Obama pledged Tuesday to negotiate with Congress on immigration legislation, but he is also working with another group: voters.

Obama flew to Nevada - a politically pivotal state with a growing Hispanic population - where he urged backers to pressure Congress into supporting a big bill.

At a high school in Las Vegas, Obama said Democrats and Republicans are starting to come together on a new immigration bill that would include a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants already in the United States.'Action must follow' ...

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