How Can Down-Ballot Republicans Continue to Embrace Trump? As we noted yesterday, one of the most consequential moments of the first presidential debate occurred when Hillary Clinton introduced viewers to Alicia Machado – the Latina Miss Universe pageant winner whom Donald Trump mocked in a cruel, sexist, and yes, racist manner. He publicly fat-shamed her,… Continue »

Police have issued an arrest warrant for the Donald Trump supporter who punched a 69-year-old disabled woman in the face outside an Asheville, North Carolina rally on Monday night. According to reports, Donald Trump supporter Richard Campbell punched protester Shirley Teter so brutally she fell backward onto the oxygen tank she carries in her backpack… Continue »

Newly released statewide polling of Latino voters in the 2016 battleground states of Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia finds that Donald Trump is on track for an historically low performance among Latino voters. However, the polls also reveal that Senate Democratic candidates in these states have failed to define themselves and their opponents on key immigration policy questions, and that those… Continue »

America’s Voice commissioned Latino Decisions to do a quick poll to gauge Latino voters’ reactions to Donald Trump’s immigration speech last week in Phoenix, and to assess whether Latinos were buying the charade of Trump “softening” on immigration. The short answer is no.  Forty-nine percent of Latino voters believe he has the same position now… Continue »

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has called for an investigation of Donald Trump’s modeling agency following allegations that several models — all non-US citizens — worked in the United States without proper documentation. From Mother Jones: Three former Trump models, all non-US citizens, told Mother Jones they worked for the GOP nominee’s agency while on tourist… Continue »

While the Trump campaign’s continued word blizzard around immigration is designed to sow confusion, the policy thrust remains consistent and disturbing. America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry called Trump’s approach “the most radical immigration policy of any nominee in modern American politics. The intended outcome of Trump’s policy is to drive all but a handful of undocumented… Continue »

While Hispanic leaders in the Republican Party continue to withdraw their support from GOP nominee Donald Trump after his nativism-laced speech this week, Florida’s junior Senator Marco Rubio continues to stand by the man that former Jeb Bush advisor Sally Bradshaw has called a total narcissist, misogynist and a bigot. Miami Republican Mike Fernandez is just… Continue »

New nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, underscores that Donald Trump is on track for an historically low performance among Latino voters and that the overall Republican brand image among Latinos remains tarnished. This is the second wave in a series of three Latino voter tracking polls… Continue »

A new piece from the Boston Globe lifts up the voices of those most affected by Donald Trump’s belligerent plan for America: the undocumented immigrants who call America home. As we noted earlier today, it’s time for observers to stop claiming that Trump’s immigration plan has somehow softened. Trump is proposing “the most radical immigration… Continue »

It is time for all observers to stop the charade that somehow Donald Trump is “softening” on immigration. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, Trump is proposing “the most radical immigration policy of any nominee in modern American politics.” He adds, “The intended outcome of Trump’s policy is to drive all but a… Continue »