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Hillary Clinton Goes Back And Forth Over Immigrant Drivers

by | 1st, November 2007

IT’S the hottest issue of the campaign so far, not Iraq or Social Security, not school or hospitals–it’s driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.

Well, actually it’s more than that.

The issue is Hillary Clinton’s political ducking and weaving, highlighted during Tuesday night’s Democratic debate in which she appeared to equivocate time and again.

The high point for her detractors came in a two-minute back and forth during which she seemed to simultaneously support and not support Governor Eliot Spitzer’s plans to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants in New York State.

Rivals pounced on Clinton’s political hedging during the debate. And yesterday the attacks continued.

Democratic opponent Barack Obama said Clinton had “left us wondering where she stood on every single hard question from Iran to Social Security to drivers’ licenses for undocumented workers.”

Meanwhile Rudy Giuliani told Fox News : “I’ve seen Hillary do a Southern accent in the

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