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¿Adiós, Arpaio? New Poll Has Beleaguered Maricopa County Sheriff Down 15 Points

Could beleaguered Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio be headed for defeat this November? It’s sure been looking like it lately. A new survey released this past week shows Arpaio trailing his Democratic opponent, Paul Penzone, by nearly 15 points. It’s the second poll within the past two weeks to have Arpaio — recently charged by federal … Continue reading »

Nevada Latinos Give Donald Trump A Big, Beautiful Wall Of Tacos

Donald Trump wants a “big, beautiful” wall, so Latinos gave him one. Members of the influential Culinary Union 226 and over a dozen other groups parked a wall of taco and food trucks outside the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas yesterday, in protest of the candidate’s anti-immigrant, anti-Latino and anti-union rhetoric and stances. Just … Continue reading »

The American Public Overwhelmingly Sides with Clinton over Trump on Immigration Policy and Politics

While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running very different campaigns on a number of topics, few issues present such a stark contrast as immigration. Not only do the two candidates offer diametrically opposed views on the role of immigration and immigrants in America, but their positions are anchored in divergent theories regarding the politics … Continue reading »

With Trump Proving Himself Unfit for Office, Can Rubio Be Far Behind?

Elbert Garcia of Florida’s Voice reacted to last night’s debate with the following statement: “Once again, Donald Trump proved to the American public that he is unfit to lead a diverse nation that needs to bring people together to forge a better future and economy. He continued to denigrate women and immigrants, pitting neighbors against neighbors … Continue reading »

When #BadHombres Became A Thing On Twitter After Last Night’s Debate

Immigration finally made its into the third and final Presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada last night. But while Hillary Clinton was talking about keeping families together and a path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, Donald Trump was talking…well…this: “We’re going to secure the border, and once the border is secured … Continue reading »

Miami Herald Latest Florida Newspaper To Reject Native Son Marco Rubio

The Miami Herald, the influential Florida newspaper that has steadily backed Marco Rubio since 2010, yesterday endorsed his Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy for US Senate. Just six years ago, the Editorial Board wrote that Rubio had the “potential to be the kind of statesman Floridians can be proud to call a native son.” Yesterday, they declared him “a disappointment.” New … Continue reading »

Taco Trucks Take Over Las Vegas for Voter Registration

Hungry? Needed to register to vote in Nevada? These folks had it covered. On the last day of voter registration in the state yesterday — and a day before the final Presidential debate in Las Vegas — local groups lined up a caravan of 35 taco trucks and dozens of volunteers to register (and feed!) Latinos, … Continue reading »

Donald Trump Anchors Down Republican Candidates During Nevada And Florida Senate Debates

During US Senate debates in Nevada and Florida this week, Republican candidates scrambled to hide their trumped-up records on immigration and support for their party’s nominee for President, Donald Trump. In Nevada, former State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto went “on the offensive over Republican [Joe] Heck’s prior support of Trump,” according to the AP, … Continue reading »

Latino Voters Poised to Vote Against Trump by Historic Margins

New polling of Latino voters from NBC News/WSJ/Telemundo finds that Hillary Clinton leads Trump by a 70%-17% margin among Latinos in a head-to-head matchup. The polling also finds positive signs for Latino engagement, as an accompanying poll summary from NBC News notes: “Sixty-nine percent of Latino voters now say they are very interested in the election, compared to 60 percent … Continue reading »

Former KKK Leader David Duke Is Selling Autographed “Trump-Duke” Caps For $50

A six-year-old girl was among the recipients of a fundraising letter from former KKK leader and Louisiana Senate candidate David Duke urging voters to back him and Donald Trump, according to the Huffington Post: “’Thank God Trump has emerged and embraced my issues such as stopping immigration, fair trade not free trade, and America First. … Continue reading »