In 2006, many analysts raised fears that anti-immigrant fervor would doom
progressive candidates. Instead, progressives won big in those
elections. Immigration was a non-issue for many voters and fueled a
backlash last year AGAINST conservative candidates by many Latino voterswho had supported President Bush in 2000.
So the New York Times is covering the story that resolutions denouncing Bush's Iraq Escalation have been introduced in over twenty states and have begun being passed this last week:
Frustrated by the inability of Democrats in Cong ress to pass a resolution opposing President Bush's policies in Iraq, state legislators across the country, led by Democrats and under pressure from liberal advocacy groups, are pushing forward with th
By BRAD CAIN
The Associated Press
January 31, 2007
SALEM, Ore. (AP) ”” Democrats in the Oregon House and Senate say they will push for a vote on a resolution opposing President Bush's escalation of the war in Iraq and urging the "prompt, safe return" of all U.S. troops.
Dubbed the "Oregon Homeward Bound Act of 2007," the nonbinding resolution urges Congress to resist Bush's troop buildup in Iraq and instead to bring home all U.S.