Earlier, Speaker Paul Ryan took what he’s himself called an “extraordinary” step — allowing the Republican House to vote to file an amicus brief to the Supreme Court against DAPA and DACA+. It’s a blatantly partisan move, and the final count from today’s vote only proves this move from... Continue »
Most people go to dinner, see a movie, or get a sweet bouquet of flowers for an anniversary. Speaker Paul Ryan and House GOP’s idea of an anniversary present is a politically-motivated vote attacking millions of immigrant families, which happened just earlier. Today marks the third anniversary of the... Continue »
On the Eve of Vital Presidential Primaries, GOP Demographic Landscape in Shambles Donald Trump is the likely Republican nominee. His reputation as a nativist extremist is likely to hurt the Republican Party’s general election prospects. Consider these facts: New Gallup polling finds that Latino voters overwhelmingly view Donald Trump negatively –... Continue »
For months, violence toward people of color has followed Donald Trump where ever he has gone. Here at America’s Voice, we are tracking these instances of violence through our Trump Hate Map. Even Marco Rubio said that he is concerned someone could end up dead at the hands of Trump’s supporters.... Continue »
Leading Observers Wrestle with the Implications of Our New, Disturbing and Profoundly Sad Moment in Modern American Politics   To a degree unprecedented in modern American political history, Donald Trump and his campaign’s blend of nativism, demagoguery and authoritarianism have been bleeding into civil society and fostering a dangerous... Continue »
In Donald Trump, the Republican Party seems on track to nominate a candidate running the most explicitly nativist and anti-immigrant campaign in recent American history. Simultaneously, Republican primary exit polling in state after state is demonstrating that, despite the front-runner’s obsession with this issue, among the electorate it ranks last in a list... Continue »
Republican and conservative resistance to the prospect of Donald Trump as the party’s nominee has been a major political storyline in recent weeks. Yet underappreciated is the extent to which the general electorate is already gearing up to stop a potential Trump candidacy. Below, we excerpt some recent pieces... Continue »
Highly Doubtful Trump Can Overcome the Twin Obstacles of Shrinking Voting Power of White Males and the Growing Voting Power of Latinos,  Asian-Americans As Donald Trump edges closer to the Republican nomination, a number of commentators are pointing to his strong support from white working class male voters. Some... Continue »
There’s some serious confusion going on over at SNL and NBC. Last weekend, the comedy show debuted a “Racists For Trump” ad calling out the radical, bigoted stances of many of his supporters. “He says what I’m thinking,” a pleasant-seeming woman in the skit smiles into the camera, at... Continue »
The Republican presidential contest appears to be winnowing down to a two-person race. As ABC News Political Director Rick Klein assesses, “With Chris Christie and Jeb Bush gone, and Marco Rubio and John Kasich left scrambling to win their home states, Republicans are facing the prospect of seeing Ted Cruz... Continue »