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In Case You Forgot: It’s Donald Trump’s Republican Party Now

Corey Stewart wins primary in Virginia and promises a “vicious campaign” Will the GOP’s reliance on divisiveness and xenophobia continue to backfire in general election races? Yesterday’s electoral results confirmed some key dynamics of the 2018 midterm races: As Corey Stewart’s win in Virginia’s GOP Senate primary makes clear, it’s Trump’s party now and the … Continue reading »

Who is Corey Stewart, Virginia’s Extremely Anti-Immigrant Republican Candidate for Senate?

Tonight, Corey Stewart won the Republican nomination for United States Senate in Virginia. There’s a lot of competition for which candidate will be the most extreme, anti-immigrant nominee running this year, but, given his long, sordid history, Stewart is going to be among the worst. We’ve been following his career for over a decade. Now, … Continue reading »

Multiple Polls Show Black Voters Don’t Like Racist GOP Attacks, Period

A new Quinnipiac poll finds that there’s one group of Americans who oppose Donald Trump’s stupid, wasteful border wall even more than Latinos — and that’s black Americans, 87% of whom do not believe that the wall should be built. In his Washington Post analysis, Eugene Scott notes that there are a few reasons why … Continue reading »

Gov. Northam, like Virginia Voters, Rejects Latest GOP Political Attack on Immigrants

The veto of House Bill 1257 is a victory for the Virginia voters who rejected Ed Gillespie’s xenophobic and racist campaign tactics and shows why elections matter The following is a statement from Matt Hildreth, Political Director at America’s Voice, in response to Governor Ralph Northam’s veto of House Bill 1257, a politically-motivated bill seeking … Continue reading »

ICYMI: WHSV ABC 3: “People in Harrisonburg rally for TPS recipients”

Harrisonburg, VA – On Tuesday night, Virginians rallied to demonstrate support for TPS holders in Virginia. An organizer of the rally, Kamilo Ravera, said it is important to show support because of how many TPS holders are in the Valley  –  approximately 2,000. Harrisonburg recently passed a resolution in support of TPS holders and DACA recipients, but demonstrators on Tuesday night want … Continue reading »

Rep. McEachin (D-VA) Hosts Dreamer Dinner, Says It’s ‘Tragic and Irresponsible’ to Deport DACA Recipients

This week, Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA) hosted a Dreamer Dinner in the Richmond area to hear directly from three Dreamers about the looming DACA termination deadline in March, which is already adversely impacting the lives of 800,000 program recipients. “Dreamer Dinners” are a nationwide campaign to protect Dreamers from deportation. Advocates and elected officials sit … Continue reading »

Salvadoran Community Leaders Condemn Trump’s Attack on Salvadoran Community, Highlight Importance of Passing Dream Act and a Solution for TPS Holders

A recording of today’s event is available here Alexandria, VA — Today, former Arlington County Board Chairman Walter Tejada joined Jose Campos, President of the Salvadoran American Chamber of Commerce; Jose Gonzalez, union organizer at LiUNA; and Frank Sharry of America’s Voice, to condemn Trump’s racist comments about Salvadorans and others and to press for the … Continue reading »

Key Takeaways for 2018 Midterms: African American Voters in Virginia 2017

A recording of today’s event is available here. On a press call and webinar today, experts analyzed newly released Election Eve polling of the African American electorate in Virginia’s 2017 elections conducted by the African American Research Collaborative (AARC). The Black vote shifted significantly in the last 30 days before the Virginia election, resulting in strong … Continue reading »

Virginia Election Eve Poll Results: Virginia Turns Hate into Political Power

A recording of today’s event is available here. On a press call held today, CASA in Action, NextGen America and America’s Voice joined Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions to discuss the findings and implications of Election Eve polling of Virginia’s voters. The poll, which sampled white, African American, Latino and Asian American voters, was co-sponsored by … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Congratulates Community and Labor Groups Who Worked to Turn Hate into Political Power in Virginia

On Wednesday morning at 11 am eastern, America’s Voice will release a 1,600-person Election Eve survey of Latino, Asian American, African American, and white voters. The poll, conducted by Latino Decisions, will show the margins, views on key issues and the reach of air and ground games. To join tomorrow’s 11am ET call and webinar, please dial 877-876-9173, Passcode: Virginia Poll, WEBINAR: http://connexevent.adobeconnect.com/virginiapoll110817/ … Continue reading »

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