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Kid-centered crisis affects tone of immigration debate

Clip: 07/09/2014 | 13m 19s

The immigration debate flared back to life on Capitol Hill a day after President Obama requested $3.7 billion to cope with the flood of children at the southern U.S. border. For a closer look at the politics and rhetoric driving the debate, Gwen Ifill turns to Carrie Budoff Brown of Politico and Todd Zwillich of The Takeaway.

Aired: 07/09/14

Rating: NR

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