When Immigration Matters

Will Obama Retreat From Immigration Reform in Advance of November's Midterm Elections?

Posted by Michael Pollak on Thu, Apr 08, 2010 @ 11:23 AM

Huffington Post political reporter Sam Stein appeared on "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Monday night to discuss President Obama's possible 2010 retreat from energy and immigration reform in advance of November's midterm elections.

Stein told Olbermann that the Obama administration may well back off energy and immigration this year, having just gone through "a bruising health care fight," even though some prominent Democratic strategists think immigration is the perfect issue to divide Republicans and energize Democrats dispirited by Obama's endorsement of nuclear power and offshore drilling.

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