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Kennedy-McCain partnership falters

Immigration bill on shelf amid campaign

Senators John McCain and Edward M. Kennedy announced a legislative proposal in Washington last year that was intended to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Senators John McCain and Edward M. Kennedy announced a legislative proposal in Washington last year that was intended to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / March 22, 2007

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Senators Edward M. Kennedy and John McCain have all but abandoned plans to cosponsor a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year, as McCain faces tough questions from conservatives on the presidential campaign trail about his support for immigrants' rights. (Full article: 863 words)

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