Posts Tagged “Justin Amash”

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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Who is the most recognized Arab in America?

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Who is the most recognized Arab in America?

By Ray Hanania There are more than 4.5 million Arabs in the United States, and about 7 million Muslims. The majority of Arabs are Christian, by about 65 percent and the remainder are Muslim. Of the 7 million Muslims, only about 22 percent originate from one of 22 Arab countries and the largest majority are…

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Why Smith defeated Tlaib in Michigan legislative Democratic primary

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Why Smith defeated Tlaib in Michigan legislative Democratic primary

By Ray Hanania Dennis Denno, the chief of staff to Michigan State Senator Virgil Smith said that Smith defeated fellow Democratic challenger State Rep. Rashida Tlaib because she lacked strong connections to the senate district in a radio interview Friday on Yahala Voice “Talk of the Town” Radio.. Tlaib represented a nearby State House seat…

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Amash wins GOP endorsement; Tlaib loses bid; Baydoun makes strong showing

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Amash wins GOP endorsement; Tlaib loses bid; Baydoun makes strong showing

Amash wins GOP endorsement; Tlaib loses bid; Baydoun makes strong showing By Ray Hanania When it comes to American Arab politics, Metro Detroit and Southeastern Michigan are the center of the world. And this week, the districts there saw several important election contests with some winning, others losing and still others receiving encouragement to continue their…

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In final vote before primary election, Amash votes for America over Israel

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In final vote before primary election, Amash votes for America over Israel

In final vote before primary election, Amash votes for America over Israel Congress increases American taxpayer debt to assist Israel By Ray Hanania In his last vote Friday before returning to his 3rd Congressional district to face-off against a wild-rhetoric challenger in the Republican Primary this week, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash cast a vote for…

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