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White House adviser optimistic on immigration overhaul

Plouffe less sure on gun controls

WASHINGTON — A top White House adviser said Sunday that the stars seem aligned for Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul this year, but he sounded less confident about prospects for toughening the nation’s gun laws.

White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe made the rounds on Sunday talk shows, outlining the president’s agenda for the months ahead.

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