Hirono gives emotional plea for migrant children and families

Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, attends a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Democrats' year end priorities including "reauthorizing the Children's Health Insurance Program, funding community health centers, and passing the Dream Act," on December 14, 2017. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii pleaded to the American people and lawmakers on Thursday morning to support a bill that would protect children and families at the border.

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