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Chamber Prez: GOP Has No Chance In 2016 If It Blocks Immigration Reform

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"If the Republicans don't do it they shouldn't bother to run a candidate in 2016. I mean, think about that. Think about who the voters are," Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue said at a Washington, D.C. panel about the economy and infrastructure.

Donohue said he believes immigration reform is still doable in 2014 even though it's an election year. The Republican-led House has signaled it won't act.

The Chamber supported the Senate-passed immigration bill and has called for visa reforms that make it easier for businesses to hire and retain skilled foreign workers.

[h/t Kevin Robillard]