The spectacle of the Republican Party repeating the lies of President Donald Trump, that he “won” reelection and is the victim of “electoral fraud,” has already gone from bad to worse. It was anticipated that Trump would not demonstrate a modicum of grace or decency, much less recognize that he lost re-election fair and square.… Continue »

This week, with any luck, we will know if the voters of this nation opted for a change of leadership in the White House, tired of almost four years of lies, division, cruel public policies, and disdain for human life–especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Or if, for some reason that sociologists and… Continue »

David Dayen on how Trump’s immigration radicalism has backfired   A must-read analysis by David Dayen in The American Prospect explores why “Trump Isn’t Talking as Much About Immigrants This Year.” Dayen captures that Trump’s immigration record is unpopular, how his attempt to run on immigration in 2018 “led to an historic defeat,” and concludes… Continue »

In August, Stephen Miller asserted that Joe Biden’s immigration stance would be “a massive political vulnerability.” The Trump campaign has spent millions in ads attacking Joe Biden for supporting a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.  New state-specific polling released today by the New York Times/Siena College in the three purple/red states of Georgia, Iowa,… Continue »

A Majority of Americans Reject Trump’s Dark and Scared Vision of Our Nation Last night, during a campaign rally near Pittsburgh, President Trump said the following of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN): How about Omar of Minnesota … She’s telling us how to run our country. How did you do where you came from? How’s your… Continue »

Key Immigration Politics Stories Biden Stands with the Majority of Americans Who Are Pro-Immigrant: Contrasts between Biden and Trump couldn’t be clearer. New Battleground Poll: Trump’s immigration policies are losing him more votes than they gain. The “Cornyn Con” Continues: John Cornyn calls himself a strong supporter of legalizing Dreamers, despite consistently voting against Dreamers… Continue »

Throughout the 2020 election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during his 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history.… Continue »

Senator John Cornyn is out with a new Spanish-language ad claiming that he “strongly supports the legalization of Dreamers.” It’s a jaw-dropping claim considering his long record of doing exactly the opposite. On the Senate floor, Cornyn has had numerous opportunities to vote yes. Every time, he’s voted no. Cornyn is so infamous for faking… Continue »

Throughout election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during the 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history. Worse, they… Continue »

Congress needs to investigate why taxpayers paid for what amounts to a campaign ad for Donald Trump   A lurid, inaccurate and racist propaganda video produced and disseminated by the U.S. Border Patrol epitomizes the fact that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has become an arm of the Trump re-election campaign. The politicization of… Continue »