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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) responds to a self-identified Republican from Florida who called into C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" on Sept. 12 to share his views on DACA recipients and immigration. (C-SPAN). A Washington State U.S. congresswoman listened as a man named John from Sebring, Ind., went on a screed about “illegal aliens” reaping government benefits and stealing American jobs. At first she shook her head slightly in disagreement, but then she sat expressionless as he went on. For Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), the caller’s rant wasn’t about just a policy issue she’s passionate about — though she is, deeply. It’s also personal. For Jayapal, the immigrant experience is not theore... Full story

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