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Pelosi: With “Donald Trump Act,” House GOP “Auditioning To Be Trump’s Immigration ‘Apprentice’”

Rather than taking up a comprehensive approach to finally deal with our broken immigration system, Republicans are rushing piecemeal legislation — being referred to by many as the “Donald Trump Act” — that only seeks to cast immigrant families as criminals. This proposed legislation stems from Congressional Republican leaders bowing to screeching, anti-immigrant voices like Donald … Continue reading »

Rep. Steve King: Latino?

First, Donald Trump says he’s going to win the Latino vote. Now, the House’s foremost anti-Latino nativist has come out as Latino on Twitter. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting Iowa’s Steve King (the latest winner of the Rachel Dolezal Award, maybe?). We’re still trying to make sense of King’s tweet about HUD Secretary Julian Castro: Steve King, … Continue reading »

Yesterday in Iowa: Rep. Steve King Debates Christie Vilsack, Manages Not to Call Anyone a Dog

Earlier this week we wrote about how anti-immigrant extremist Congressman Steve King (R-IA) has suddenly decided to pull back on a plan to sue President Obama over his deferred action policy.  We think it’s because his Congressional race against former Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack has gotten close–much, much closer than he’d like, so close … Continue reading »

Rep. Steve King Decides Triumph Can Wait and Postpones Plans to Sue President Over DREAMer Relief

In June, Representative Steve King (R-IA)–one of the most anti-immigrant members of Congress–sent out a fundraising appeal to his list of supporters, declaring his plans to sue the President of the United States.  The extremist Rep. King disagreed with the President’s plan to offer immigrant youth temporary relief from deportation, and believed a lawsuit was … Continue reading »

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 »