Republican Sen. Rand Paul is coming out in support of a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, the latest conservative leader to back major immigration reform. In a speech delivered Tuesday morning the potential 2016 contender told the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, “If you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you,” according to The Associated Press.
Here’s a look at more headlines we’re following now. Lawrence O’Donnell anchors the show from Washington, D.C. tonight at 10pm ET.
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