The Spokesman Review, 12/14/2012 –
“Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador has been assigned to the Judiciary Committee in the House – the panel that’s expected to handle immigration reform, on which Labrador is positioning himself to become a player…Politico dubbed Labrador one of ‘five Republicans who matter on immigration,’ beyond the ‘big three,’ Marco Rubio, John McCain and Lindsey Graham…‘Labrador certainly has the expertise; he practiced immigration law for years and started his own practice.’
“…[T]o get the Judiciary Committee seat, Labrador had to give up his spot on the Oversight & Government Reform Committee…
“…‘I am excited to join the Judiciary Committee,’ Labrador said in a statement. ‘…One of my top priorities as a member of the committee will be to fix our broken immigration system…’”
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