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Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

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Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support Sam Jammal thanks his supporters following the primary election in the 39th Congressional District in California on Tuesday June 5, 2018. Jammal did not win but he ran an amazing candidacy and campaign that received much support from across the country Dear Friend, Thank you everyone for your…

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Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates

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Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates

Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates Two Arab Americans are vying for nominations for Congress today in California, Sam Jammal in the 39th Congressional District and Palestinian American Ammar Campa-Najjar, who is running for Congress in the 50th District which includes San Diego. Congressman Darrell Issa, whose father is Maronite Lebanese, announced he will retire after…

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Maryland Senate candidate denounces US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

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Maryland Senate candidate denounces US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

Maryland Senate candidate denounces US Embassy opening in Jerusalem Dr. Jerome M. Segal, Middle East expert and Maryland US Senate candidate, condemns opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Dr. Jerome M. Segal, lead author of the landmark study, Negotiating Jerusalem (SUNY Press, 2000) and a candidate challenging Senator Ben Cardin in the “Ben or Jerry” June primary…

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Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system

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Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system

Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The sole remarkable “result” of the parliamentary elections in troubled Lebanon is that it did happen- and it was competitive. A country of 4.5 million citizens hosting a million and a half Syrian and Palestinian refugees is nonetheless capable of…

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey Paterson New Jersey elected its first Arab mayor Tuesday. The city has a visible Arab American community which is only a small segment of the city’s population and is predominantly Hispanic and African American. But newly elected Arab American mayor Andre Sayegh succeeded in winning a plurality…

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Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor

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Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor

Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor On Thursday, national progressive organization Democracy for America announced their endorsement of Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign for Governor of Michigan. Founded by former DNC Chair Gov. Howard Dean, Democracy for America has nearly 70,000 members in the state of Michigan. “Democracy for America members could not be more…

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