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Rep. Joe Heck

So Much For a Moral Compass

For Joe Heck, Trump’s fitness for the presidency fluctuates based on the perceived impact on Heck’s own political fortunes In October, Nevada Senate candidate Rep. Joe Heck said that, “in good conscience,” he could not continue to support Donald Trump and noted his desire to “formally ask Mr. Trump to step down.” Yesterday, in a stunning reversal, Rep. … 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 »

New America’s Voice Ad Mobilizes Nevada Latinos to Vote for DACA and DREAMers

Spanish Language Radio Ad Highlights Rep. Joe Heck’s Votes and Support for Donald Trump’s Pledge to End DACA Program America’s Voice is launching a new Spanish language radio ad buy in Nevada, narrated by Nevada DREAMer Mara Vazquez, encouraging members of Nevada’s Latino community to get out and vote to protect the DACA program for … Continue reading »

“Too Little and Way Too Late” – Nevada’s Voice on Joe Heck’s Attempt To Undo His Long-standing Support for Donald Trump

Las Vegas, NV — The following is a statement from Viridiana Vidal, Director of Nevada’s Voice:  “For over a year, Republicans such as Joe Heck supported and embraced Donald Trump and his extreme and offensive views. When Trump began his campaign by calling Mexicans rapists, Republicans like Joe Heck didn’t call on him to drop … Continue reading »

“Dangerous, Divisive”: Immigrant Families And Allies Protest Donald Trump’s Nevada Visit

Donald Trump was greeted by protests during multiple stops of his Nevada tour yesterday, including a visit to a Mexican restaurant where he pandered to a handful of Latino business owners from the state. Outside, immigrant families and their allies held signs reading “Dangerous, Divisive, Anti-Union. One protester included a young woman wearing a pageant sash with the … Continue reading »

In Nevada, Thousands Of Voter Registration Forms Are Pouring In Weekly

In the battleground state of Nevada, thousands of voter registration forms are pouring in on a weekly basis from those seeking to vote in time for the 2016 election. From News 3 Las Vegas: “Since the last week of June, we’ve been averaging six or seven thousand registrations weekly for my staff, which is considerable,” … Continue reading »

After Watching First Debate, How Can GOP Senate Candidates Still Support Donald Trump?

Washington, DC – In the wake of last night’s first presidential debate, during which Donald Trump managed to appear unhinged, unqualified, unprepared, and unpresidential, Senate Republican candidates endorsing Trump should be asked one simple question: what the hell are you thinking? Earlier this fall, CNN’s Manu Raju asked Senator Joe Heck (NV), “You trust him … Continue reading »

Heck Finally Said “I Do” to Trump, “Why Wouldn’t I?” Nevada Organizations Tell Heck Why with a Celebration of Marriage

“Heck is officially married to Trump’s dangerous ideology” *High quality pictures available upon request. *Fotos de alta calidad e información en español disponible. Yesterday, Congressman and Senate candidate Joe Heck was questioned by CNN reporter Manu Raju about whether he “completely supports and trusts Donald Trump,”  to which he said “I do,” adding, “Why wouldn’t I?” … Continue reading »

On the Fourth Anniversary of DACA, A Reminder of the Stakes of the 2016 Election

Republican Candidates Universally Oppose DACA, DAPA, Executive Action Today marks the four year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, and while DACA changed the lives of 700,000 young immigrants, the results of the 2016 elections could determine the fate of this and other executive actions. While presidential … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Las Vegas Sun Editorial: “5 Nevada politicians stand by Trump; here’s what that says”

Over the weekend, the Las Vegas Sun editorial board published a new piece admonishing Representative Heck and the four Nevada Republican congressional candidates, Danny Tarkanian, Cresent Hardy, Mark Amodei, and Mary Perry, for their continued support of Donald Trump’s candidacy in light of his unrelenting racism and divisiveness. In their refusal to disavow Trump, these Nevada Republicans are enabling … Continue reading »