• In the 2018 Races That Decided the House, the Anti-Immigrant Platform Lost

    13 days ago - By Renew our Economy

    NEW YORK - While many candidates in competitive House races doubled down on harsh immigration rhetoric - five times as many immigration ads ran this cycle than ran just four years ago - the anti-immigrant strategy proved to be a losing bet in many of the districts that decided the House. Candidates who might have won in the past by courting their base with anti-immigrant rhetoric faced a new and increasingly diverse electorate that had experienced large demographic changes even in just the last two years.
    Here are some of the key takeaways:
    The competitive districts that decided that House...
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