In 2017, Ed Gillespie, the GOP nominee for Governor, ran a viciously anti-immigrant campaign, which surprised many observers because he had been viewed as more of an establishment Republican than a Trump extremist. During the general election, instead of moving to the center in a state that had been... Continue »
Sen. Menendez: “All options are on the table for Democrats to deliver a path to citizenship” Rep. Ruiz: “We will not wait and miss an opportunity to move forward with a pathway to citizenship for our workers… that includes a budget reconciliation”  Pelosi, Schumer, Biden Have Previously Expressed Openness... Continue »
Dems need to blow past bad-faith GOP and use their majority to deliver   A Roll Call article on the status of bipartisan immigration talks makes it clear that Republicans are not negotiating in good faith. They don’t want a policy breakthrough this year, they want a political issue... Continue »
Washington, DC  – Today, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, issued the following statement on the Republican Party’s priorities in light of the current policy challenges facing our nation: The Republican Party is tripping over itself to stay in Donald Trump’s good graces. They have effectively sided with... Continue »
While the Republican Party in Congress opts to pledge loyalty to Donald J. Trump and block the agenda of President Joe Biden at any cost, it’s time for the Democrats to realize that the bipartisanship they claim to be looking for in order to advance matters like immigration reform... Continue »
Republican leaders have repeatedly said that they would not cooperate with Democrats on immigration reform because of a so-called “border crisis.” But now that the Biden-Harris administration has made dramatic progress on addressing the disastrous border situation they inherited, Republicans are still unwilling to make a deal on issues,... Continue »
“It’s time for Congress to move beyond GOP gamesmanship about the southern border to deliver a long-overdue breakthrough on legalization”   A few weeks ago, Republicans were talking incessantly about a hyped-up narrative: the “Biden border crisis.” Too many in the beltway press followed suit. Now, the federal government... Continue »
It is election year in Virginia. This weekend the Republican Party holds their convention to select statewide candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General. For the gubernatorial nomination, it’s already clear that the key issues are 1) fealty to Donald Trump, and 2) who is more anti-immigrant.  In... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “Democrats want to build back better. Republicans want to tear down Democrats…Blow past the rightwing noise machine and get it done, Democrats.” Yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told the truth. He  declared, “100% of my focus is on stopping this new administration.” Earlier, Senator John... Continue »
2021 is an election year in Virginia with Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and all 100 seats in the House of Delegates on the ballot. Republicans will pick the nominees for their party’s top offices this weekend at a convention while Democrats will choose theirs through a primary on... Continue »