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ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator

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ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator

ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) welcomes Chris Habiby to the team as our new Legislative and Policy Coordinator. We are excited that Habiby will be working with ADC to advocate on behalf of Arab Americans before Congress and U.S. Federal Agencies while helping advance ADC’s mission.  Habiby previously worked for Governor Andrew…

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum The Arab American Democratic Club hosted its 2021 Candidate and Leadership Forum on Thursday March 25 featuring a long slate of candidates for local elective office and elected government officials and speakers. The event was held to commemorate April Arab American Heritage Month and to encourage Arab…

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Arab American foundation panels explore Arab empowerment

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Arab American foundation panels explore Arab empowerment

Arab American foundation panels explore Arab empowerment Arab News spotlights Arab American politicians and cultural leaders participating in the Arab America Foundation’s Connect Empowerment Summit, five evenings of panel discussions with leaders of the Arab American community. Click to read some of the stories on the event By Ray Hanania A panel of Arab-American elected…

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The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call  

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The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call  

The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call    By Imad Hamad   I am an independent. I always vote for the person not the party. My political identity is that I am simply a proud American citizen. I am naturalized- an American by choice.  Since 1980, the year I landed in America, I have learned to…

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments As 2020 ends, Congress has passed – and the president finally signed – a massive $2 trillion bill that combined an emergency COVID relief package along with an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021. While this funding is absolutely necessary, the refusal of Senate Republicans…

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Congresswoman McCollum slams illegal Trump-Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands

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Congresswoman McCollum slams illegal Trump-Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands

Congresswoman McCollum slams illegal Trump-Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands Congresswoman Betty McCollum urges Democrats in Congress to Reject Illegal Israeli-Trump Annexation of Palestinian Lands To Promote Middle East Peace and Security. Slams Secretary of State Michael Pompeo for visiting an illegal racist Israeli settlement in Israel Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today…

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