Posts Tagged “Congress”

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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Congresswoman McCollum urges end to Israeli abuses of children

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Congresswoman McCollum urges end to Israeli abuses of children

Congresswoman McCollum urges end to Israeli abuses of children Congresswoman Betty McCollum met with leaders of the American Muslims for Palestine to reiterate her support of legislation to promote Palestinian rights and force Israel to end its abuse of Palestinian children. McCollum, a Democrat from Minnesota, is the sponsor of House Resolution 4391 which prevents…

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Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote

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Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote

Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote Contentious election to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Illinois has energized Arab American voters. But can it trigger an “Arab American Spring?” The race between 7-term congressman Dan Lipinski and newcomer Marie Newman pits traditional conservative Democrats against liberal Democrats in the March 20, 2018 primary election….

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Rashida Tlaib announces candidacy for Congress

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Rashida Tlaib announces candidacy for Congress

Rashida Tlaib announces candidacy for Congress Former Michigan Legislator Rashida Tlaib announced this week that she is running for Congress in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. Michigan’s Democratic Primary election is on August 7, 2018. Rashida Tlaib is a longtime resident of Detroit and the child of Palestinian immigrants. Rashida is a former Michigan State Representative…

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Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race

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Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race

Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race Arab Americans on the Ground: Sam Jammal on challenging a 24-year incumbent and getting involved. The Arab American Institute looks at the candidacy of Sam Jammal in the 39th Congressional race in Orange County, in California By Rawan Elbaba As a young college student, Sam Jammal had…

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American Arab in race for California 39th Congressional district

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American Arab in race for California 39th Congressional district

American Arab in race for California 39th Congressional district Former Obama Administration Official and Clean Energy Executive, Sam Jammal, Announces Run for Congress in California’s 39th District. Sam Will Challenge 24-year incumbent, Ed Royce in 2018 Midterm Election Sam Jammal, a former Obama Administration official and clean energy executive, announced Wednesday he is entering the…

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