Alongside her fellow nativists, Donald Trump and Stephen Miller, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) was one of the biggest losers in the 2022 midterm elections. While she easily won her safe seat in upstate New York, her attempt at playing king- or queen-maker failed miserably. In 28 of the 36... Continue »
Former President Donald Trump announced his next campaign for President at his Mar-A-Lago resort on November 15, 2022, surrounded by his most dedicated supporters. Among those in the audience was Stephen Miller, who has been by Trump’s side since 2015, and oversaw and implemented Trump’s xenophobic agenda. Much of... Continue »
Over the last two years, Republicans have made a series of consecutive hard right turns leaving them in the cul-de-sac of extremism. The MAGA Republicans who won primaries and faced general election voters in the 2022 midterms were unable to secure the majorities to decisively claim power. MAGA extremism... Continue »
              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2022   MEDIA CONTACTS Yamila Pino,, (202) 440-1432 José Parra,, (202) 660-1433 2022 Midterm Election Voter Poll Highlights How the Economy, Abortion, Immigration, Climate Change, and Other Key Issues Influenced Latino Voter Choice this Election... Continue »
It’s not a top issue for most voters, Republicans demagogue migrants to galvanize their base, Democrats employ a consistent both/ad message about security and reform   The 2022 midterms will largely be determined by issues other than immigration, but immigration and the border showed up on the debate stage... Continue »
Key excerpts from leading Democrats candidates when asked questions on immigration on the debate stage and campaign trail    When it comes to paid communications, Democrats’ campaigns have focused on the other concerns that are top of mind for voters as indicated by polls. However, when asked on the... Continue »
The leading forces of the Republican Party have embraced a set of racist conspiracy theories based on white nationalism as a central organizing principle for the midterm elections. The America’s Voice ad tracking project has identified hundreds of pieces of political messaging that employ these lies around ‘white replacement’... Continue »
This post was written by Donroy Ferdinand Jr. He’s a senior at Howard University.    In September 2021, Haitian families looking for safety made the perilous journey to the United States border to make their legal claim for asylum. Fleeing the instability of a nation suffering from a recent... Continue »
Over the weekend, Republican thinkers, activists, and elected officials gathered in Orlando, Florida for the Conservative Political Action Conference’s (CPAC) annual convening. From start to finish, the conference displayed the GOP’s disturbing trajectory, revealing that one of the two major political parties is organizing itself around politics of white... Continue »
An Analysis of Just Last Week’s Anti-Immigrant Messages, Statements, and Ads Provides a Road Map of What We Should Expect from the GOP Ahead of Midterms Washington, DC – According to their own reporting on Monday, the local Fox station in Orlando “was inundated with calls and emails to... Continue »