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Election 2020

WaPo’s Greg Sargent: “Trump is a disaster on his top issue. A new poll suggests lots of voters know it.”

In his column late Monday, The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent outlines Trump’s failures, from sweeping losses in the 2018 midterm elections following vicious anti-immigrant campaigns, to the self-inflicted chaos at our southern border, and the consequences of Trump’s focus on riling up his base as we inch closer to 2020. Sargent spotlights a new Post-ABC … Continue reading »

As Candidate Trump Zeroes In On 2020 Fear-Mongering, There’s a Clear Path to Drive Latino Turnout

As candidate Donald Trump gears up to, once again, make demonizing immigrants and fear-mongering about Latinos the centerpiece of his 2020 electoral strategy, new research outlines the blueprint for parties, candidates, and organizations to capitalize on the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the 2020 electorate – 32 million Latino voters. The Latino Vote Project – … Continue reading »

Early Engagement, Higher Contact & Diverse Messaging Needed for 2020, New Analysis of Latino Voters Shows

Key Insights Nationally and in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, and Texas View the report online here View the slide deck online here Listen to a recording of today’s call here Today, experts reviewed a new Latino electorate analysis, conducted by Catalist and Latino Decisions on behalf of America’s Voice and the Immigration Hub, showing a need … Continue reading »

Leading Observers: Trump Failing, Has Zero Idea What to Do, and Ignores Solutions in Favor of Chaos and Divisive 2020 Strategy

 Leading observers add some powerful new commentary to the points we’ve been making about the Trump administration’s immigration and border failures and motivations: Trump’s non-existent “policies” have failed and he has no idea what to do; There are practical solutions that a mature and sane administration would pursue; and Despite xenophobia backfiring in 2018, Trump’s … Continue reading »

What the 2020 Candidates Are Saying on Immigration

In every election he’s been a part of, from 2016 to 2018 and special elections in between, Donald Trump has been a deeply polarizing figure, running divisive and anti-immigrant campaigns in attempts to turn out his base. These campaigns have demonized immigrants, sought to divide Americans, and usually backfired. In 2020, there will be a … Continue reading »

In 2020 Campaign, John Cornyn is the Texas Mouthpiece for Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Message

Texas is ground zero for the fight for and against a border wall. The state has the longest border with Mexico of any American state which is why President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on that border is of vital importance to the Lone Star state. On March 14, 2019, … Continue reading »

Martha McSally Lost in 2018 by Adopting Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Message. She’s Doubling Down in 2020

On March 14, 2018, the United States Senate delivered a stunning rebuke to President Trump. Fifty-nine Senators, including 12 Republican Senators, stood up for the Constitution and voted to reject Trump’s fake national emergency. On the other hand, 41 Republican Senators chose Trump over the Constitution, and one of them was the recently appointed Senator … Continue reading »

Democrats: the danger lies with Trump, not amongst yourselves

Maribel Hastings Beto O’Rourke, the charismatic former Democratic congressman from Texas, who in November nearly unseated Senator Ted Cruz in a traditionally-Republican state, threw his hat into the ring for his party’s presidential nomination. With him, there are already fifteen Democrats vying for the spot. As one would expect, many of these same Democrats who … Continue reading »

Three Reminders Why Trump’s Xenophobia is On a Losing Streak

Yesterday’s Senate Rebuke the Latest Reminder That “He’s a Weak President with Little to Run On in 2020 Besides Spreading Lies, Stoking Fear and Exploiting Racial Grievance” Yesterday’s Senate vote was a bipartisan rebuke of President Trump – underscoring, as Frank Sharry noted, that he is a “weak president with little to run on in … Continue reading »

Greg Sargent of Wash Post: How Emergency Declaration Power Grab Fits into Trump’s Ugly Re-election Strategy:

As we’ve been noting, ahead of this week’s Senate vote on the resolution to block Trump’s unconstitutional emergency declaration, the Trump administration has been relying on a vicious cycle of circular logic and lies to attempt to justify that there’s a crisis that only a border wall will fix. As Greg Sargent of the Washington … Continue reading »