Sen. Mark Kirk said in a statement last June that he could not support his party’s nominee for President, Donald Trump: “After much consideration, I have concluded that Donald Trump has not demonstrated the temperament necessary to assume the greatest office in the world.” So if Sen. Kirk isn’t voting... Continue »
“Papi, can we stay?” Four words sum up what’s at stake for millions in a new ad that encourages Americans to vote in this year’s Presidential election. The ad from filmmaker Joss Whedon never explicitly says that any of the ad’s characters are immigrants — or mentions Donald Trump... Continue »
Gold Star father Khizr Khan said during a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton yesterday that he would stand up to Donald Trump “again and again and again…up until hatred and political bigotry is wiped out of this United States, we will continue to speak.” Khan and his wife Ghazala,... Continue »
A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has Donald Trump improving his standing among Nevada Latino voters by 15 points? Yeah right. We’ve been down this road before. In 2010, most pollsters expected Harry Reid to lose by 4 points. Except that he won by 5 points. Most pollsters didn’t... Continue »
Is this some expert trolling from Chef José Andrés, or just a coincidence? The world-famous chef tweeted earlier this morning that he was on his way to the battleground state of Florida to campaign with Democratic Presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. You know it is going to be an amazing day when you... Continue »
With less than two weeks until Election Day and with early voting in full swing in a number of key states, there are continued signs of Latino voter energy and mobilization and indications that the hardline immigration stance of Donald Trump and the GOP is a major motivating factor... Continue »
“He’s from the party of Trump” An increasing number of Floridians are beginning to question their support of Senator Marco Rubio ahead of tomorrow’s second senatorial debate at Broward College. Nowhere is the shifting tide more on display than in Orlando where Floridian Latinos booed Rubio during the Puerto Rican Calle Orange... Continue »
Washington, DC – Yesterday, we highlighted media reports demonstrating how the hard work of GOTV and canvassing operations was combining with pro-immigrant and anti-Trump/anti-GOP sentiment to bolster pro-Democratic candidates and early voting efforts in key Latino-heavy 2016 states. Today, we have a new round of examples in Arizona, Florida,... Continue »
Jon Ralston: “Dems Have 21,000-Vote Advantage in Urban Nevada after Blowout Weekend” 2016 GOTV canvassing operations, pro-immigrant energy and enthusiasm, and anti-Trump sentiments are helping to bolster candidates who support immigrant issues in key Latino-heavy states, including Nevada. After only two days of early voting, Nevadan Democrats have nearly a... Continue »
“Hate Rising,” the new documentary with journalist Jorge Ramos, premiered on Fusion and Univision last night — and for many of us, the images from the film have been sadly all too familiar for the past year and a half. HATE RISING Promo from CatTails on Vimeo. Ramos spent nine... Continue »