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A group of House Republicans is bucking the rest of its party by attempting to force a vote on protecting immigrants brought into the country illegally as children. After Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) signed a rarely used “discharge petition” on Wednesday, just four more Republican signatures would force a House vote (if all 193 Democrats support it).

Analysis | Three reasons moderate Republicans are backing an immigration vote

They’ll need 25 Republicans and all Democrats to force a vote.


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