Blocking Bush at the Border

Before heading to Congress, Republican J.D. Hayworth of Arizona was a sportscaster with a signature home-run call: "It's vapor!" Now the conservative Hayworth, 47, is making a similar charge about President Bush's plan to tighten the border with Mexico and establish a limited guest-worker program. He is about to publish an anti-immigration manifesto, Whatever It Takes, that should rile up right-wing radio just as the White House was hoping to gain traction for a broad immigration-reform package.

In the book, due out January 16 from conservative publisher Regnery, Hayworth calls for deploying active-duty troops to the border and considering a "border...

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