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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

TBT: Tea party members protest at Sen. Marco Rubio's office

Tea party members protest at Sen. Marco Rubio's office

Axel Leary, Times Washinton Bureau Chief

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WASHINGTON — Tea party members protested Tuesday at one of Sen. Marco Rubio's Florida offices, revealing strains in the relationship since Rubio became the national face of immigration reform.

"We have some disagreement over our definition of amnesty," said Jim McGovern, an organizer with the Martin County 9/12 Tea Party Committee. "He's claiming the requirement for individuals now considered undocumented aliens would be onerous and it would be less difficult to go back to their home country and apply there. We disagree with opening that door."

McGovern said tea party members object to the closed-door process Rubio and the bipartisan Gang of 8 has followed to produce the legislation being released this week after months of negotiations.

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