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Republicans a No-Show at Major Latino Election Event

Cooper and Ross in attendance, but where were McCrory and Burr? On Sunday afternoon, the North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations (NCCLO) hosted its candidate forum with over 1,000 representatives from statewide Latino organizations. Seemingly, the only people missing were Governor McCrory and Senator Burr who, despite repeated invitations, declined to even send a representative. The … Continue reading »

Ross: Burr Continuing To Stand By Trump’s Side “Shows A Lack Of Judgment”

If only one image emerged from last night’s Senate debate between North Carolina’s Senator Richard Burr and Democrat Deborah Ross, it’s that Burr continues to remain lock-step with Donald Trump. Burr not only supports Trump for President, but he also supports his mass deportation policy, an idea that has been widely condemned as the most … Continue reading »

Senator Burr Defends Trump’s Mass Deportation Plan

As the dust settles from last night’s debate between Deborah Ross and Richard Burr, it is clear that Burr not only supports Donald Trump’s candidacy for President, but he is also a champion of Trump’s mass deportation policy that has been widely condemned as the most extreme, anti-immigrant proposal in modern history. Largely echoing the … Continue reading »

There Is No Debate: Senator Burr Stands With Trump

Burr’s Xenophobic Record Matches Trump’s Xenophobic Rhetoric As Deborah Ross and Richard Burr make their final preparations for tonight’s debate, two things are crystal clear: Senator Burr not only stands by his endorsement of Donald Trump, but he has a voting record on immigration that matches Trump’s divisive and xenophobic rhetoric. Over the course of his campaign, … Continue reading »

Senator Burr Stands by Donald Trump

Burr Vows Continued Support of Trump Despite Sexual Assault Revelations Senator Richard Burr reaffirmed his endorsement of Donald Trump yesterday despite the utterly grotesque video that surfaced last Friday of the Republican nominee bragging about how he sexually assaulted women. While initially stating that he needed a few days to see if Trump showed contrition, it is clear that … Continue reading »

Too Little Too Late; Senator Burr and Governor McCrory Enabled Trump’s Rise and Should Share In His Fall

Raleigh, NC—The following is a statement from Tim Eakins, Director of North Carolina’s Voice: “After a year of supporting Donald Trump and fueling his rise to power, Senator Richard Burr and Governor Pat McCrory have been quick to distance themselves from this latest scandal involving Trump’s disgusting and predatory comments that came to light on Friday. … Continue reading »

Senator Burr’s Deafening Silence In the Machado Moment

If Burr Won’t Stand Up to Trump Now When Will He? Senator Burr’s silence is deafening as Donald Trump doubles down on his “Machado Moment” and focuses the full energy of his campaign on disgusting, sexist, racist, and bullying attacks against Alicia Machado, a Latina, Miss Universe pageant winner. North Carolinians elected Burr to represent … 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 »

For First General Election Presidential Debate, North Carolina Latino Organizations Will Host Phone Banks and Watch Parties

Latino organizations are gathering for a phone bank to Latino voters ahead of the first general election presidential debate. Following the phone bank, organization members and allies will watch the debate live on Univision. The events will be open to press, and participants in the phone bank and debate watch party will be available for … Continue reading »

Donald Trump and Senator Burr Are In Lockstep On Immigration

On Wednesday night, Donald Trump gave an incendiary speech in Phoenix, Arizona that has been condemned as unabashedly anti-immigrant and xenophobic; the most extreme position on immigration ever espoused by a candidate for the presidency. And Senator Burr continues to stand with him and his record shows they are in lockstep on immigration. Senator Burr voted against bipartisan comprehensive immigration … Continue reading »

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