AV’s Juan Escalante appeared on Latino Rebels Radio last night to discuss the ongoing #RacismIsntFunny campaign, calling on NBC to drop Donald Trump as host of Saturday Night Live this weekend. Already, over 440,000 people have taken action demanding SNL Executive Producer Lorne Michaels and NBC executives to revoke Trump’s invitation, with over 140,000 signatures… Continue »

Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a strong statement calling on NBC to revoke Donald Trump’s “Saturday Night Live” hosting duties, scheduled for this weekend. “Mr. Trump’s racist remarks and his continued rhetoric demonizing Latinos and immigrants has created fear within these communities around the country, many of which are represented in Congress by Members… Continue »

  It looks like Republicans have a new strategy to improve on Mitt Romney’s dismal 23% Latino voter turnout from 2012: Cancelling the only GOP debate scheduled to air on Spanish-language television. Upset over perceived “gotcha” questions from moderators during last week’s CNBC debate, the RNC has suspended its relationship with NBC News and, for… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Republicans Continue to Shrink From Leadership and Allow The Nativists in the Party to Run Amok” In Congress, the courts, and the 2016 campaign trail, the Republican Party continues to cede control to the anti-immigrant wing of the Party.  Among the latest reminders: In Congress, newly-elected Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan made… Continue »

  Please note the following column was translated from Spanish to English and is available for reprint as long as the author is given proper credit. This column is available online in Spanish here. The Republican Party seems to have a death wish. In the fight for the presidential nomination, the Republican team is lead by a neurosurgeon… Continue »

Greg Sargent’s “Morning Plum” today gets Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) immigration promise on the Sunday shows exactly right.  Sargent writes: “Incoming Speaker Paul Ryan this weekend went out of his way to reassure conservatives: Republicans will not enter into any bipartisan compromising with Obama on immigration reform. No sirree: “‘Specifically on this issue, you cannot trust this president,’… Continue »

El Partido Republicano parece tener un deseo de autodestrucción.  En la lucha por la nominación presidencial, el bando republicano es liderado por un neurocirujano con extrañas propuestas, Ben Carson, y por un espectáculo andante, Donald Trump.  Tras el debate de la cadena CNBC, la conclusión del día es que el senador republicano de la Florida,… Continue »