Americans Looking for Politicians Who Can Bring Us Together, Not Deepen the Divide Cleveland, OH — The Columbus Dispatch reports that in the last days of the Republican gubernatorial primary, both candidates — Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor — are spending an outrageous amount of... Continue »
In a new piece, conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin analyzes new Axios data and issues a warning to Republicans ahead of November’s elections: the GOP-generated Dreamer debacle may pave the way for Democrats. Rubin concludes, “Trump and Republicans more generally have played the anti-immigrant and “build the wall” cards over and over. Trump has... Continue »
A new poll released today by Beltway outlet Axios finds that Republican-held Senate seats in Arizona, Nevada, and Tennessee may be at risk of flipping. The Democratic candidates in each of three states are currently leading or in statistical ties with Republican counterparts. Alexi McCammond of Axios analyzes the exclusive poll:... Continue »
Democrat Steve Stern Flips GOP State Assembly District in Long Island as Republicans’ Playbook Falls Flat Again Yesterday, Democrat Steve Stern won a New York State Assembly special election on Long Island, flipping a seat that had been long under Republicans’ control. The contest featured several familiar themes we are seeing... Continue »
A new Quinnipiac poll finds that there’s one group of Americans who oppose Donald Trump’s stupid, wasteful border wall even more than Latinos — and that’s black Americans, 87% of whom do not believe that the wall should be built. In his Washington Post analysis, Eugene Scott notes that... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “Fear and loathing of the other is his core belief and his core strategy” President Trump continues to tweet, bluster, threaten and lie about border security and immigration policy multiple times a day. Just yesterday he threatened to send the U.S. military to the border, a move... Continue »
In a new Medium post, America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry assesses what’s driving President Trump’s turbocharged attacks on immigrants and refugees and what’s at stake as we head toward the 2018 midterms. Check out excerpts below: …why this relentless focus on immigrants and refugees? Because this is the core... Continue »
The news that the Trump Administration is seeking to add a new question about citizenship status in the 2020 Census is a disturbing development that fits into a larger pattern of the Trump Administration and their Republican allies. Civil rights advocates, constitutional scholars and voting experts alike were swift to denounce... Continue »
Today’s White House roundtable more disturbing political theatre by Trump Administration setting up anti-immigrant sentiment as prelude to 2018 and 2020 elections With disturbing frequency, we’ve been highlighting how the Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement is focused on “low hanging fruit” – including individuals without criminal records whose arrests surged 171% last... Continue »
Democrats Can Win by Leaning in, Staying Focused A new political memo from America’s Voice released today highlights how in red, purple, and blue states alike, Republicans have made attacks on sanctuary cities and immigration a key component of their political strategy this cycle. But, as the results of Tuesday’s special election... Continue »