Despite conservative cajoling, voters recognized that Scott Walker just wasn't presidential material.
Shortly after the governor of Florida told CNN News that he wants no Syrian refugees in his state, Mayor Andrew Gillum of Tallahassee, the state capital, said he will welcome them.
President Obama has asked Congress to delay a vote on authorizing a U.S. attack on Syria, and Americans opposed to the attack emphasize the importance of continuing public pressure on Congress and the White House for a diplomatic solution.
The question now is whether the Syria situation and the threat of a new partisan war over the debt ceiling will derail immigration reform efforts.
Polls show substantial public opposition to a military strike on Syria, even "limited" strikes to deter chemical weapons use.