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Can McCain Bridge Immigration Divide in Arizona?

Sen. John McCain's iconoclastic views on immigration policy have made him an unpopular member of his own party in his home state of Arizona. But his stand comes out of long experience along the border in the state most heavily affected by illegal immigration.

As McCain's immigration policies have evolved, he has managed to champion immigration reform despite Arizona GOP opposition.

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As supervising editor for Arts and Culture at NPR based at NPR West in Culver City, Ted Robbins plans coverage across NPR shows and online, focusing on TV at a time when there's never been so much content. He thinks "arts and culture" encompasses a lot of human creativity — from traditional museum offerings to popular culture, and out-of-the-way people and events.
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