Politics | GOP rhetoric on immigration may be turning Hispanics away from a Republican Party that they had recently begun to embrace
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/17/08, 12:00 am
When Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., stopped for lunch at Blake's Restaurant in Manchester, N.H., last summer, his presidential campaign was imploding. The candidate faced dwindling campaign funds and a growing problem: fierce opposition among many Republicans to the comprehensive immigration reform bill he was sponsoring in the Senate.