Can Congress pass the bipartisan plan announced Monday to fix the VA? Well, Congress's track record isn't great. But there are a few reasons to be optimistic. Seven, in fact.
And the ongoing refusal to recognize that pretending the US doesn't have limits to its power doesn't make it so.
Sens. Jeff Flake (R) and Michael Bennet (D), who helped craft bipartisan legislation now before the Senate, predict economic and political benefits if Congress enacts immigration reform.