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ICYMI: New York Times Highlights Extent of Rep. Coffman’s Shameless Demographic Pandering

Coffman’s Record Conflicts With Desperate Election Year Pandering to Latinos; Constituents Know It’s Too Little, Too Late A new piece from the New York Times’ Emmarie Huetteman traces Rep. Mike Coffman’s shameless demographic pandering as he campaigns to keep his seat in Congress. The article examines Mike Coffman political shift from introducing legislation in 2011, to repealing portions … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Rep. Coffman and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »

What Colorado Voters Should Know and Need to Hear from Mike Coffman

Our colleague, Alvina Vasquez who directs Colorado’s Voice, wrote a post at Huffington Post titled, What Colorado Voters Should Know: This November, Colorado Latino voters will face a large field of candidates all vying for their votes, trying to persuade them with their platforms. Each office has the power to alter the lives the Colorado … Continue reading »

It’s Time for Mike Coffman to Pick a Side and Finally Disavow Donald Trump’s Candidacy

Mike Coffman: History Has Its Eyes on You Yesterday, Greg Sargent of the Washington Post called the question on GOP leaders who have yet to outright disavow their party’s presidential nominee. “If individual Republicans don’t break off their support for Trump’s candidacy now — by, say, withdrawing their endorsements — they run the risk of having no choice but … Continue reading »

CO Politicians Reflect Parties’ Two Contrasting Visions of Immigrants and America

Undocumented Families Speaking at the DNC Highlight the Real Life Consequences of Mike Coffman and Donald Trump’s Immigration Proposals As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties’ larger visions of America could not be more clear or consequential. The issue of immigration, and the way immigrants … Continue reading »

New Report From America’s Voice Highlights Power of Latino Vote in CO, FL, NV

Ahead of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, a new report from America’s Voice outlines the power and importance of the Latino vote in the key states of Colorado, Florida, and Nevada. The report follows new nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, which underscores that Donald Trump is on … Continue reading »

Donald Trump Was Greeted With A Wall During His Denver Visit — But It’s Definitely Not The Kind He Was Thinking

A wall was erected in Colorado during Donald Trump’s visit to the state earlier this month — but it’s definitely not the kind the presumptive Republican nominee has proposed. ProgressNow, Strong Colorado and over two dozen local groups joined forces to build a nine-foot-tall wall out of cardboard boxes in Denver’s Civic Center Park, just … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Mike Coffman and Colorado Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born … Continue reading »

Trump General Election Strategy At Odds With What America Looks Like in 2016

Frank Sharry: “Donald Trump’s campaign is not only promising a return to the good old days that never were, but is banking on an electorate that no longer exists” Washington, DC – In an interview with Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, Donald Trump campaign chairman and chief strategist Paul Manafort makes clear that presumptive Republican presidential nominee … Continue reading »

If Mike Coffman Doesn’t Stand with Trump, He Should Say So

Donald Trump is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, the leader of the GOP nationally and in Colorado. Previously Representative Mike Coffman has said he would support the Republican nominee, and he hasn’t changed his position now that the nominee is likely to be Trump. Further, as we noted last week, many of Rep. Coffman’s past stances … Continue reading »