Mounting evidence of a Latino voter surge, nationally and in key states Throughout this election cycle, one of the key questions has been whether Donald Trump would turn out “missing white voters” in numbers big enough to win him the presidency. The theory, popular on the right in recent... Continue »
One of the most dynamic groups on the ground this election season is Bazta Arpaio, a campaign mobilizing Arizona’s Latino and immigrant voters to oust the beleaguered Sheriff of Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio. Arpaio — facing a boom of newly-registered and naturalized Latino voters, sinking favorability numbers, and federal... Continue »
Former KKK leader David Duke was one of the six candidates onstage at last night’s Louisiana Senate debate, in case anyone is still doubting whether Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists. It was one single poll that made Duke — who has credited Donald Trump for inspiring his latest political run... Continue »
Showing they get the politics of immigration, the importance of the Latino vote and the importance of defeating Trumpism Something surprising is happening in the campaign’s homestretch. Instead of following the old Democratic Party playbook – speak in targeted ways to Latinos and about immigration – the Hillary Clinton campaign is... Continue »
Less than one week before the election, two things are becoming clear: 1) Donald Trump cannot win the presidency unless he wins Florida; and 2) if Trump loses Florida it will be because Latino voters have played a decisive role. In other words, Trump is in trouble. With approximately half... Continue »
Donald Trump’s insult-laden campaign has given permission to many to vocally express their racist and intolerant views — even in our nation’s schools. Since the start of his candidacy, we’ve seen a flood of disturbing attacks on Latino and other students of color at the hands of pro-Trump students.... Continue »
In a recorded call this Sunday, Gold Star father Khizr Khan will urge half a million Muslim-Americans to vote in this year’s Presidential election. Mr. Khan and his wife, Ghazala, were attacked by Donald Trump after rebuking his anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric at this past summer’s Democratic National Convention.... Continue »
The Trump-backing Texas official who called Hillary Clinton the c-word on social media ripped his tweet straight from an alt-right account popular among Trumpians. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, who refers to himself as a “deplorable” in his Twitter bio, deleted the tweet about 15 minutes after it was posted.... Continue »
For Joe Heck, Trump’s fitness for the presidency fluctuates based on the perceived impact on Heck’s own political fortunes In October, Nevada Senate candidate Rep. Joe Heck said that, “in good conscience,” he could not continue to support Donald Trump and noted his desire to “formally ask Mr. Trump to step... Continue »
According to POLITICO, white nationalists, KKK members and neo-Nazis plan to “watch polls” and harass Black and other voters of color on Election Day: Neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin plans to muster thousands of poll-watchers across all 50 states. His partners at the alt-right website “the Right Stuff” are touting... Continue »