"I don't believe in purity tests," Capuano said. "Perfection is our enemy ... not because we don't want perfect candidates, but because perfect candidates don't exist."
The 19-year congressman and former
He said he supported the "stupid fence" because
"I am as pro-immigrant as you can get, I believe America needs immigrants. But I also believe in strong borders. I don't believe in open borders, I don't think that would work. I think economically they're a disaster. Therefore there's nothing wrong with strong borders," Capuano said. "Now I don't personally think a fence is going to make much of a difference, but it had become and still is a massive symbol that's been used regularly to beat up
When asked how
On health care, Capuano said if the current
"I want to be real clear with people. Because some people are saying, 'Oh Massachusetts will just go back to what we had before.' No, you won't," Capuano said.
"And here's why. What we had before was basically funded by the federal government as an experiment on how to expand health insurance."
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