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Sunday, October 23, 2016
Fox News Channel anchors and debate moderators Wallace, Kelly and Baier await the start of the debate held by Fox News for the top 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates in Des Moines

Questions Chris Wallace Should Ask In The Final Debate — But Probably Won’t

Moderator Chris Wallace has the final opportunity to ask direct and meaningful questions about abortion — an opportunity that will likely be ignored.

October 19, 2016
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‘That Mexican Thing’ Coming To A Voting Booth Near You

Gov. Mike Pence, warn your buddy Donald Trump. You know “That Mexican Thing” you mentioned in the vice presidential debate — it’s coming for you.

October 13, 2016

5 Reasons The Clinton/Trump Debate May Be The Most Important Night Of Our Lifetimes

It will likely be the most highly viewed debate in the history of the world — and here’s why it could be the most consequential.

September 26, 2016

#EndorseThis: Corey Lewandowski Tries To Blame All Immigrants For New York Bomber

It’s not the first time the Trump campaign has used attacks like this to target all immigrants.

September 19, 2016

Diverse And Perverse: The Coalition That Trump Built

“You begin to take all kinds of ways of changing people’s perception: who the Other is. And as soon as you can lower the Other—which, you know, Trump has done wonderfully. He’s used the word rapist. That’s a horrible word. Murderer . . . One group has been lowered; a different group has been raised. And the difference is that the one group can tell the other group to leave. Put on buses and taken away.”

September 10, 2016

Trump Is A Phony On Immigration

Trump’s nasty rhetoric should not hide the reality that he’s taken no fixed stand on whether millions of otherwise law-abiding undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay in the country. Some days, it’s deportation. Some days not.

September 9, 2016
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CNN’s Corey Lewandowski Flat-Out Lies About Trump’s History Of Using Undocumented Workers

CNN political commentator and former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski falsely claimed the Republican presidential nominee has never used undocumented workers.

September 7, 2016
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Trump Keeps Flip-Flopping On Fate Of Illegal Immigrants

In a new twist to his immigration proposals, U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held out the possibility of legal status for millions of illegal immigrants, but only after many other border enforcement steps are taken.

September 6, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault attend a church service, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., September 3, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

5 Ways You Know Trump Knows Trump Is Losing

Trump can still win, of course. But his prospects are especially bleak if you believe, as the latest YouGov/CBS News poll tells us, that Clinton is leading in both Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Romney won North Carolina and Trump is this far outperforming the GOP nominee only in Iowa.

September 5, 2016

Trump Can’t Meet His Own Standards

Critics were right Wednesday in blasting CNN commentators for describing Republican Donald Trump as presidential. He had given remarks beside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. As the Washington Posts’s Greg Sargent predicted, he didn’t vomit. He didn’t urinate. So … he’s presidential!

September 2, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump’s Immigration Harangue Sells Out America’s Finest Ideals

If ever a candidate deserved “extreme vetting,” it’s Donald Trump. There are few policy proposals I can think of that are more un-American — a term that any defender of civil liberties must use advisedly — than the ones he made this week in a speech in Phoenix on immigration.

September 2, 2016
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#EndorseThis: ‘Taco Trucks On Every Corner’: Latino Trump Supporter Warns Of Apocalyptic Future

Latinos for Trump founder Marco Gutierrez had a rough interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid.

September 2, 2016
A worker labors on a housing project on Mission Street in the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco, California April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

What Are Sanctuary Cities, Anyway?

At Donald Trump’s immigration-themed rally Wednesday night, the Republican nominee said that in a Trump administration, he administration would move to “block funding for sanctuary cities… We will end the sanctuary cities that have resulted in so many needless deaths.” So what is a sanctuary city, and are sanctuary cities less safe because of how they treat undocumented immigrants?

September 2, 2016
Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks at K'NEX in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Trump’s Denouncement Of Sanctuary Cities Targets Police: Tim Kaine

According to Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, Donald Trump harms police officers with his denouncement of sanctuary cities as a tenet of his immigration platform. Kaine, based on his own experience as mayor of Richmond and governor of Virginia, said Trump is “basically […] going after police chiefs.”

September 1, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina

Formerly Supportive Hispanic Leaders Consider Pulling Trump Support

“It’s so disappointing because we feel we took a chance, a very risky chance,” Aguilar said to Politico. “We decided to make a big U-turn to see if we could make him change. We thought we were moving in the right direction … we’re disappointed. We feel misled.”

September 1, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Corey Lewandowski Says Trump’s Arizona Speech Clearly Meant For White Men

The charge against Donald Trump’s immigration so-called proposals is that they’re nonsensical word salad meant to appeal to white people. Corey Lewandowski inadvertently lent credence to that story last night.

September 1, 2016
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White Nationalist Media Cheers Trump’s ‘Almost Perfect’ Immigration Speech

Donald Trump’s August 31 immigration speech was an angry, hateful rant that sought to fearmonger over the purported dangers immigrants pose to the United States. Trump’s white nationalist media supporters loved it.

September 1, 2016
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Cartoon: With Trump In Mexico

“We didn’t discuss that. Who pays for the wall? We didn’t discuss.”

September 1, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump Returns To Hardline Position On Illegal Immigration

In his speech, Trump emphasized that his priority would be to deport those among the undocumented population who have committed serious crimes. “As with any law enforcement activity, we will set priorities,” Trump said. “Anyone who has entered the United States illegally is subject to deportation. That is what it means to have a country.”

September 1, 2016
A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest against the visit of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Trump’s Mexico Visit Stirs Outrage: ‘We Don’t Want Him’

“You’re coming to take your picture with the very people you’ve offended,” Miguel Barbosa, of the leftist opposition Democratic Revolution Party, told Trump on Twitter. “Get out!”

September 1, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto arrive for a press conference at the Los Pinos residence in Mexico City, Mexico, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Trump Says He, Mexican Leader Discussed Border Wall But Not Who Pays

“We did discuss the wall, we didn’t discuss payment of the wall, that will be at a later date, this was a very preliminary meeting, it was an excellent meeting,” Trump said.

August 31, 2016
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against the visit of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

What Is A ‘Crime’ For An Undocumented Immigrant?

In his town hall with Hannity, Trump specified “killers” and “the bad ones, the gang members,” would be kicked out immediately. Trump has since referenced “criminal illegal immigrants” several times. What is a “crime” for an undocumented immigrant? The word can mean anything, and that’s why Trump loves it so much.

August 31, 2016
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Trump Skirted Immigration Laws When Hiring Top Foreign Models

For all Donald Trump’s tough talk on immigration, a Mother Jones report published Tuesday reveals the Republican candidate’s modeling agency, Trump Model Management, hired foreign models in the mid-2000s without acquiring the proper documentation.

August 31, 2016
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Trump On Immigration: Team Claims He’s Been ‘Remarkably Consistent’

Despite significant waffling back and forth on his immigration plan (or lack thereof), Trump’s team says he’s been “remarkably consistent” about his call to end illegal immigration and the necessity of a physical border wall.

August 30, 2016
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#Endorse This: ‘He’s Unfit To Be Human!’ Republican Ana Navarro Says Of Trump

During an appearance on ABC’s This Week Sunday, Republican strategist and ardent Donald Trump critic Ana Navarro reminded viewers of just how ridiculous Trump’s so-called “pivots” on issues of race and immigration sound to non-white voters.

August 29, 2016