June 27, 2006

So much for a powerful wave of xenophobia carrying the GOP to victory in November. Utah Republican Congressman Chris Cannon, who was targeted by anti-immigrant groups for his moderate stance on the issue, won an easy primary victory tonight over a challenger who ran a single-issue campaign based on anti-immigration. If there was any deep-seated obsession among the conservative base (Utah, anyone?) on this issue, it would have shown up here.

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