2. After the shellacking from America's ever-growing Hispanic population, Republicans now talk about comprehensive immigration reform. Even conservative Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity says he has "evolved": "It's simple … you control the border first. You create a pathway for those people that are here you don't say you've got to go home."
Maybe Sen. Orrin Hatch will recant his abandonment of his proposed DREAM Act.
3. After voters in four states not state legislatures or supreme courts favored gay rights, it's hard to imagine Republicans who want to win elections opposing equal treatment for citizens who happen to be gay. Increasingly, voters think otherwise.
Eight years ago, President George W. Bush mobilized voters by championing a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. That couldn't happen now.
This election settled some issues.
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