Washington, D.C- Texas Republicans are once again defining themselves by their anti-immigrant extremism and, in the process, defining the larger Republican party by its nativism. Just look at this week’s news: Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) up to old, “Cornyn Con” tricks: Senator Cornyn has been busy trying to burnish... Continue »
Washington, DC – Heading into the final stretch of the midterm election cycle, Republicans are pushing a plainly false narrative about fentanyl and the staggering rise of opioid-related overdose deaths as a core part of their relentless fearmongering and lies about the border and to redirect focus away from... Continue »
Douglas Rivlin: “Democrats should remain united and see this bill across the finish line in the face of cynical GOP tactics to thwart this landmark legislation.” Washington, DC – The Inflation Reduction Act is transformative legislation that will fight climate change, promote economic fairness, increase healthcare security, and reduce... Continue »
GOP Ad Tracker and New Report Document at least 546 Instances in 2022 Cycle of GOP Use of “Replacement” and “Invasion” Rhetoric in Political Ads, Tweets, and Campaign Emails Washington, DC – A new report from America’s Voice, Republicans Embrace Dangerous White Nationalist “Replacement” and “Invasion” Conspiracies as a... Continue »
Like Trump, Oz hypocrisy on immigrants underscores reality that undocumented workers are essential to America Washington, DC – On Sunday, Pennsylvania Republican Senate nominee Dr. Mehmet Oz tweeted, “As your United States Senator, I will fight to end illegal immigration and soft-on-crime policies that release dangerous, undocumented criminals into... Continue »
“When it comes to drugs and fentanyl, the GOP is letting the carnage and scourge of drugs continue unabated, while opposing concrete measures to address opioid deaths.” Washington, DC – Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) and the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) released a new ad yesterday that underscores how... Continue »
“At some point we either decide to become older and smaller or we change our immigration policy,” economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin Washington, DC – Republicans’ nativism and relentless focus on keeping out and kicking out immigrants and refugees is inflicting consequences on the U.S. economy and dampening our economic potential,... Continue »
The majority of Americans support immigrants and refugees while the mainstream of the Republican Party is now anti-immigrant and anti-refugee Washington, DC – The Republican Party, from its leading anti-immigrant zealots to its supposedly mainstream leadership, is embracing an ugly and raw nativism. While Americans have never been more... Continue »
Washington, DC – More voices and observers are blasting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for his cheap anti-immigrant stunts and the damaging chaos that is resulting from his choice of political optics instead of real solutions. Even some of his fellow conservatives are not pleased. Among the critics include: The... Continue »
Washington, D.C. – Today’s news about an inflation spike and larger household economic concerns underscores an important point. While Republicans’ politicized falsehoods and scare tactics about the border are in overdrive, their nativist economic policies and refusal to modernize our immigration system are having dire economic consequences for all... Continue »