Posts Tagged “Illinois”

Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics U.S. Federal District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa Friday suspended an Arizona State law that has been spreading across America like a cancer that singles out critics of Israel for special punishment. The Law targets anyone who “boycotts” Israel for any reason denying them the ability…

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the…

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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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Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018

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Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018

Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018 Lebanese American legislator based in Peoria, Illinois dies, February 3, 2018. George P. Shadid ( born on May 15, 1929) died on Saturday February 3, 2018 according to friends and family. Shadid, 88, was a pioneer in American and Illinois politics, the inspiration of the growing and…

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American Arabs endorse Kennedy for Governor

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American Arabs endorse Kennedy for Governor

American Arabs endorse Kennedy for Governor Chris Kennedy is leading as the candidate of choice for American Arabs and Muslims in Illinois. Kennedy has shown a sensitivity to issues facing American Arabs among which is access and engagement in state government. Under incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner, American Arabs have been marginalized and targeted with punitive…

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American Arab named to Cook County Illinois judicial post

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American Arab named to Cook County Illinois judicial post

American Arab named to Cook County Illinois judicial post Samuel J. Betar III appointed to Cook County 13th Subcircuit vacancy to fill position held by Circuit Judge Ann O’Donnell. The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Associate Judge Samuel J. Betar, III, to a 13th Subcircuit vacancy that will be created by the upcoming retirement of…

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