In the short term, the House GOP’s failure to pass an emergency immigration bill over tea party opposition was another embarrassing moment for Speaker Boehner in a growing list. But the political damage may be limited: Americans tend to pay little attention to process stories in Congress. But something Americans do pay attention to are presidential elections. Here’s where this week’s border skirmish starts to look more significant.
Photographer Charles Ommanney drove 3,000 miles along the US/Mexico border from Brownsville, Texas, to Friendship Park, California -- the southeastern and southwestern points of the United States, respectively -- on assignment for MSNBC documenting... view more