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Donald Trump’s Shadow Looms Over Florida and Arizona Primary Races Today

His name may not be on the ballots in Florida and Arizona today, but Donald Trump’s shadow still looms over two Republican Senators facing primary challenges. Both Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio have said they will vote for Trump for President, despite criticizing some of his past comments. And, both have said they will … Continue reading »

DACA sigue cambiando vidas, pero no gracias al senador Rubio

La economía de Florida se ve afectada negativamente por la oposición del Partido Republicano a la reforma migratoria Esta semana se cumplió el cuarto aniversario de la implementación del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), una histórica acción que ha cambiado las vidas de más de 49,000 floridanos. “DACA me dio … Continue reading »

DACA Continues to Change Lives, No Thanks to Senator Rubio

The GOP’s Plan to End DACA Continues to Hurt Florida’s Economy This week marks the four-year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, a landmark action that has changed the lives of more than 49, 000 Floridians. “DACA gave me invaluable benefits: to be able to get a … Continue reading »

Trump Supporters Scream Expletives, Pour Drinks On The Heads Of Latino Protesters

Donald Trump’s rally in Sunrise, Florida was interrupted by at least three groups of Latino and immigrant rights protesters yesterday. A Facebook video shows about half a dozen protesters chanting “Shame on you, Donald!” Trump supporters appear to be screaming expletives and throwing the middle finger at the group as they were being led out … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Sen. Rubio 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 »

Another GOP Senator Not Named Marco Rubio Comes Out Against Trump

Maine Senator Susan Collins Pens Blistering Indictment of Trump, Yet Rubio Still Aboard Trump Bandwagon Yesterday, Susan Collins (R-ME) became the latest Senate Republican to denounce Donald Trump’s candidacy in an op-ed in the Washington Post, joining Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) among other Republicans.  Florida Senator Marco Rubio, however, remains firmly aboard the Trump bandwagon. Senator … Continue reading »

Sen. Rubio: The Moment of Truth is at Hand; The Time to Rescind Your Support of Trump is Now

History Has Its Eyes on You Yesterday, prominent Florida Republican strategist and longtime Jeb Bush advisor Sally Bradshaw joined a growing chorus of GOP leaders in rescinding her support of Donald Trump. Today, Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY) became the first Republican elected official to publicly support Secretary Clinton. While it may have been a tough choice to … Continue reading »

Sorry Rep. Trujillo, But It’s Quite Clear How Trump Wants to Handle Immigrants: Mass Deportation

Today, State Representative and Trump Florida Campaign Finance Chairman Carlos Trujillo tried to obscure the GOP’s immigration plans, arguing that Donald Trump is “still forming a solution” as to how he would handle the 11 million undocumented immigrants already living in the United States, once the border was deemed secure. If elected, Trump will attempt to remove 11 … Continue reading »

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

Undocumented Families Speaking at the DNC Highlight the Real Life Consequences of Marco Rubio 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 »

Florida’s Rick Scott and Pam Bondi Go Full Hypocrite On Immigration

The state of Florida is once again the target of mockery and ridicule thanks to the Republican Party. Speaking at the Republican National Convention, Attorney General Pam Bondi was not coy her support for Donald Trump. In fact, Bondi praised Trump’s willingness to terminate President Obama’s immigration relief program known as DACA, enforce our broken … Continue reading »