Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Amy Klobucher discuss the role of immigration in the American manufacturing future with Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large of The Atlantic.
Michael Bennet was appointed superintendent of the Denver public schools in July 2005. Previously he served as chief of staff to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and was a managing director for the Anschutz Investment Company. He began his career as a personal assistant for then Ohio Governor Richard F. Celeste and later worked as a law clerk for Judge Francis D. Murnaghan on the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. Following a brief tenure at the Washington law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, he served as counsel to the Deputy Attorney General in the Clinton Administration. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Yale Law School.
Senator Amy Klobuchar
Amy Jean Klobuchar is the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, an affiliate of the Democratic Party.
Klobuchar is the first elected female senator from Minnesota and is one of two female senators in the 110th United States Congress freshman class. Formerly county attorney of Hennepin County, she was the chief prosecutor for the most populous county in Minnesota.
Klobuchar was a legal adviser to former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale and partner in two prominent law firms. She was also cited by the New York Times to be among the seventeen most likely women to become the first female President of the United States of America.
John McCain entered the Naval Academy in June of 1954. He served in the United States Navy until 1981. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona in 1982 and elected to the United States Senate in 1986. He was the Republican Party’s nominee for president in the 2008 election. He currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services.
Republican Senator of Arizona John McCain argues that Congress has some tough negotiations ahead regarding immigration reform. According to McCain, the toughest issue is the problem of negotiating guest worker visas.