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Position on immigration testing Democrats

GOP may try to exploit divisive issue

Governor Eliot Spitzer of New York bowed to foes and dropped a plan to offer driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. Rivals of Hillary Clinton had pounded her on the issue. Governor Eliot Spitzer of New York bowed to foes and dropped a plan to offer driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. Rivals of Hillary Clinton had pounded her on the issue. (Yuri Gripas/ REUTERS)
By Scott Helman
Globe Staff / November 16, 2007

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The stir in the Democratic presidential race created by New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's proposal to provide driver's licenses to illegal immigrants may begin to ebb now that Spitzer this week abandoned the plan and Hillary Clinton said unequivocally that she opposes the idea. (Full article: 1035 words)

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