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Ruben Navarrette, We Still Like You More Than the White House Likes Us

TO: Ruben Navarrette FROM:  Frank Sharry RE:  Thanks for the shout out Hey Ruben, I read your nationally-syndicated column today.  Thanks for the shout out to America’s Voice and me.  As is always the case, your column is a must-read.  I don’t always agree with you, but especially during non-election years it’s my humble opinion … Continue reading »

Gov. Chris Christie Shamelessly Embraces Anti-Immigrant Rep. Steve King

What’s Bad Politics in 2012 Will Only Be Worse Politics in 2016 Washington, DC – Tomorrow, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) travels to Sioux City, Iowa to speak at a fundraiser for Rep. Steve King (R).  The following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: “This is Governor Christie’s first … Continue reading »

Steve King Facing Close Race in Iowa; House Republicans Give Him "Come to Jesus" Talk

It looks like Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is in the fight of his political life. After five terms and a decade of being handily reelected to Congress, Steve King has been redistricted into Iowa’s new fourth Congressional district, where he is being challenged by the state’s former first lady, Christie Vilsack.  They’ve essentially been running … Continue reading »

Add Iowa To List of Battleground State Where Latino Voters Will Play Pivotal Role

 As we’ve reported, while Mitt Romney was campaigning in Iowa last week, he sidled up to one of the most egregiously anti-immigrant members of Congress, Steve King. In fact, Romney offered a full endorsement of King’s reelection to Congress stating that ” I want him as my partner in Washington.” The night before Romney’s endorsement, King … Continue reading »

Mitt Romney Backs Away from Steve King, While Jeb Bush Prepares Immigration Book Next Year

Yesterday, Mitt Romney’s campaign attempted to distance the candidate’s immigration views from those of outspoken anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King (R-IA), even though the immigration policy positions of both are virtually the same.  Meanwhile, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announced that he is authoring a book about the need for comprehensive immigration reform, to be released … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Mitt Romney Dances with Extremist Steve King while Jeb Bush Prepares to Save the GOP From Both . . . Next Year

After Calling King His “Partner,” Romney Tries – Unsuccessfully – to Distance Himself on Immigration; Meanwhile Jeb Bush Prepares to Step Up After the Election with a Book that Argues for Sensible and Humane Immigration Reform Washington, DC – Yesterday, Mitt Romney’s campaign attempted to distance the candidate’s immigration views from those of outspoken anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King … Continue reading »

Ruben Navarrette Lets His Republican Instincts Knock Him Off of His Rocker

While we don’t always agree with Ruben Navarrette’s writing, we usually think he makes provocative points in a way that calls out both parties fairly.  However, there are a few claims in his most recent column that are so wildly out of context (and so egregiously misrepresent history) that we feel compelled to respond. In his … Continue reading »

Rep. Steve King: Comparing Immigrants to Dogs Was Really a "Compliment"

UPDATE: Mitt Romney appeared with Steve King today and only had praise for the Representative who compares immigrants to dogs.  Romney said in Orange City, Iowa today: “I’m looking here at Steve King, he needs to be your Congressman again.  I want him as my partner in Washington.” UPDATE: Rep. King triples down. What is it with … Continue reading »