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After Watching First Debate, How Can GOP Senate Candidates Still Support Donald Trump?

Washington, DC – In the wake of last night’s first presidential debate, during which Donald Trump managed to appear unhinged, unqualified, unprepared, and unpresidential, Senate Republican candidates endorsing Trump should be asked one simple question: what the hell are you thinking? Earlier this fall, CNN’s Manu Raju asked Senator Joe Heck (NV), “You trust him … Continue reading »

New Billboard In Rubio’s Backyard Highlights Senator’s Support For Offensive Campaign Of GOP Nominee Donald Trump

Groups Call Out Senator’s Offensive Continued Support For A Trump Presidency On Monday, September 26, Florida’s Voice, For Florida’s Future and other partner groups plan to send a clear message in 14-foot font to Florida motorists: Senator Marco Rubio is supporting the most bigoted, xenophobic, anti-Latino candidate in recent memory to be the next … Continue reading »

What’s At Stake With This Election? DACA Status for DREAMers & Florida’s Economic Future

Donald Trump’s core and consistent immigration pledges are not just words on a teleprompter, but a real threat to thousands of Floridians, especially the nearly 50,000 who have temporary legal status under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Beyond the personal toll on families and communities, studies show that ending DACA would also stop … Continue reading »

Sen. Marco Rubio Still Stands By Trump As Other Hispanic GOP Leaders Continue to Withdraw Support

While Hispanic leaders in the Republican Party continue to withdraw their support from GOP nominee Donald Trump after his nativism-laced speech this week, Florida’s junior Senator Marco Rubio continues to stand by the man that former Jeb Bush advisor Sally Bradshaw has called a total narcissist, misogynist and a bigot. Miami Republican Mike Fernandez is just … Continue reading »

Donald Trump’s Shadow Looms Over Florida and Arizona Primary Races Today

His name may not be on the ballots in Florida and Arizona today, but Donald Trump’s shadow still looms over two Republican Senators facing primary challenges. Both Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio have said they will vote for Trump for President, despite criticizing some of his past comments. And, both have said they will … Continue reading »

DACA Continues to Change Lives, No Thanks to Senator Rubio

The GOP’s Plan to End DACA Continues to Hurt Florida’s Economy This week marks the four-year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, a landmark action that has changed the lives of more than 49, 000 Floridians. “DACA gave me invaluable benefits: to be able to get a … Continue reading »

Kelly Ayotte And Marco Rubio Both Think Donald Trump Is Unfit To Be President, But They’re Voting For Him Anyway

Kelly Ayotte doesn’t trust him with the nuclear codes and Marco Rubio still think he’s a con man, but they’re both still voting for Donald Trump for President anyway. In recent interviews, Ayotte — who trails her challenger by ten points in a new poll — has dodged whether she would trust a man who can … Continue reading »

On the Fourth Anniversary of DACA, A Reminder of the Stakes of the 2016 Election

Republican Candidates Universally Oppose DACA, DAPA, Executive Action Today marks the four year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, and while DACA changed the lives of 700,000 young immigrants, the results of the 2016 elections could determine the fate of this and other executive actions. While presidential … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Sen. Rubio 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 Not Named Marco Rubio Comes Out Against Trump

Maine Senator Susan Collins Pens Blistering Indictment of Trump, Yet Rubio 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.  Florida Senator Marco Rubio, however, remains firmly aboard the Trump bandwagon. Senator … Continue reading »