America's Voice En Español »

America's Voice

 

Rep. Joe Heck

Catherine Cortez Masto the Latest to Host “DAPA Dinner” and Hear From Families Directly Affected by Immigration Stalemate

Despite Invitations, Zero Republicans Have Attended In Nevada yesterday, Democratic Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto became the latest candidate to attend a “DAPA Dinner” – an ongoing campaign that invites 2016 political candidates, Senators, Members of Congress, and other elected officials to join an immigrant family for a meal to learn how federal immigration policies affect … Continue reading »

“We Are Here For A Better Future”: Senate Candidate Catherine Cortez Masto Meets With Nevada Immigrant Families For “DAPA Dinner”

Yesterday in Nevada, United States Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto sat down to break bread with DAPA-eligible immigrant families impacted by United States v Texas, the Republican-led lawsuit blocking relief for millions of immigrant families across the nation. Nevada families suffered a tremendous blow by the Supreme Court last June, with the bright futures of some … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Rep. Heck and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »

Another GOP Senator Comes Out Against Trump (It’s Not Joe Heck)

Maine Senator Susan Collins Pens Blistering Indictment of Trump, Yet Heck Still Aboard Trump Bandwagon Yesterday, Susan Collins (R-ME) became the latest Senate Republican to denounce Donald Trump’s candidacy in an op-ed in the Washington Post, joining Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) among other Republicans.  Nevada Senator Joe Heck, however, remains firmly aboard the Trump bandwagon. Senator … Continue reading »

Party Over Patriotism: Rep. Joe Heck Silent on Trump’s Attack on Gold Star Family

Donald Trump’s ongoing attacks against the Khan family are the latest, and perhaps most heartless, example of his campaign’s sustained attempts to stoke racial and religious animosity. In their refusal to disavow Trump, Republicans are enabling his behavior and prioritizing party over country. Greg Sargent, writing for the Washington Post clearly summarized the GOP’s fate: “If individual Republicans don’t … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Nevada Partners Launch “Immigrant Voters Win” Campaign

Yesterday, leading Nevada organizations gathered to announce a historic, multi-million dollar, immigration-based electoral campaign designed to flex the muscle and power of the pro-immigrant vote. The Culinary Union Local 226, PLAN Action, Center for Community Change Action, Latino Victory Project, Nevada’s Voice, and immigrant voters gathered to discuss the collaboration that will reach out to more than … Continue reading »

Nevada Groups And Advocates Launch “Immigrant Voters Win” Campaign To Mobilize Latino Voters

Earlier today in Nevada, immigrant leaders and members of Culinary Union 226, PLAN Action, CCC Action, Latino Victory Project, and Nevada’s Voice gathered to discuss “Immigrant Voters Win”, a new multi-million dollar campaign to flex the muscle and power of the Latino and pro-immigrant vote. Among the speakers was Estefani, who will be a first-time voter … Continue reading »

Gov. Brian Sandoval Still Won’t Fully Revoke His Support of Trump, While Rep. Joe Heck Twists Himself Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

On Tuesday, Gov. Brian Sandoval was asked to respond to Trump’s recent attacks on Judge Curiel. By now, everyone knows where Donald Trump stands, and his anti-Latino comments have been condemned widely across the country as the textbook definition of racism. However, instead of rescinding his support to Trump’s candidacy for President, Gov. Sandoval continues to … Continue reading »

Republicans Twisting Themselves Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

This isn’t about tone, this is about a battle for the soul of America Despite the fact that Donald Trump’s comments about Judge Gonzalo Curiel have been rightly criticized as “racist” by leaders from across the political spectrum, most Republican elected officials and candidates are continuing to support their presumptive nominee. So far among Senate … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Rep. Joe Heck and Nevada Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President … Continue reading »