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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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Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

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Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk There are only a few Arab American members serving in the U.S. Congress but keeping that balance stable could be a challenge. Three Arab American congressmen have left or retired from office leaving four incumbents. Six more are running in five districts, including one race where two…

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Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

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Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics Breaking: Abdul El-Sayed’s statement on Anti-Muslim Bigotry By Ray Hanania A recent BuzzFeed investigation, titled “A Republican Running For Governor In Michigan Is Using Unfounded Conspiracy Theories Against A Muslim American Rival,” found that Patrick Colbeck, a Ted Cruz and Sean Hannity-endorsed GOP candidate for Governor, targeted…

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