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Tom Brokaw, NBC News senior correspondent and former anchor for NBC Nightly News. Photo Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

While discussing immigration on Meet the Press on Jan. 27, journalist Tom Brokaw made comments about Hispanics needing to do a better job “assimilating” to the United States.

[OP-ED]: The Democrats should rethink immigration absolutism

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Republican senators from North Carolina Thom Tillis, Wyoming John Barrsso (left) and Texas John Cornyn give a press conference to present the Republican legislative proposal to increase border security and tightening of immigration laws on Capitol Hill, Washington DC (United States). EFE

In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.