In his newest column for the Washington Post, E.J. Dionne Jr. diagnoses Trump’s need to divide the nation in hopes of hanging onto power: “For Trump and his enablers, national unity is not a noble goal but a dire threat to their political well-being.” The piece is excerpted below... Continue »
In Virginia, Republicans have taken off the mask. Republicans are throwing Dreamers to the wind to lock down their base. Just watch the most recent ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) – the political arm of the House Republican Caucus – in Virginia’s Second Congressional District, a... Continue »
A Is For America podcast
*** * On this week’s episode of our podcast “A is for America”, we spoke with our own Adriana Ruggiero, Viri Vidal, and Mario Carrillo — America’s Voice state directors for California, Nevada, and Texas, respectively — about what’s going on in this last stretch of the 2018 midterm... Continue »
As President Trump lies, stokes fears, and tries to whip up a frenzy over border security and the caravan, the most of the GOP is marching in lockstep. The drumbeat of ugly and race-baiting immigration attack ads continue in races across the country. Why? Because the “divide and distract”... Continue »
MFV multi-state #VoteNoTrumpadas ad to mobilize Latino voters features dramatization of Trump-led attacks against Latino community Mi Familia Vota and Latino community leaders released on Thursday the #VoteNoTrumpadas” media ad campaign, which features a dramatization of President Trump’s attacks against the Latino community that have been echoed by his followers, including members of Congress.... Continue »
Today’s must-read pieces come from Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions and Greg Sargent of the Washington Post. With Trump dominating the newscycle in recent days with his xenophobia and mendacity, Barreto cites extensive polling evidence and recent races to predict Trump’s fear mongering won’t work and Sargent challenges the... Continue »
This November, Oregon voters will decide whether to repeal a 31-year-old law that prohibits the use of state and local resources for immigration enforcement. Measure 105 was placed on the November ballot thanks to the efforts of a local anti-immigrant organization, Oregonians for Immigration Reform (OFIR), in conjunction with... Continue »
There are many questions about the turnout of Latinos for this election, but something that is clear is the huge amount of work multiple organization have been executing on the ground to mobilize the Latino vote. Mi Familia Vota has been one of the leading organizations in reaching out... Continue »
Several counties and big cities see record turnout for midterms Voting is underway in the Lone Star State, and one day into early voting saw incredible turnout throughout the state. From Houston to Austin, the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso, early vote totals for the first day were... Continue »
In-state tuition for undocumented students is popular and makes sense. But Republicans candidates this year are attacking the program anyway Accessing affordable higher education and mounting student debt are real issues for many voters in the 2018 midterm elections. However, many Republican ads are not proposing new solutions to... Continue »