Posts Tagged “March 20”

Lipinski, only one of 15 Illinois candidates to benefit from AIPAC

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Lipinski, only one of 15 Illinois candidates to benefit from AIPAC

Lipinski, only one of 15 Illinois candidates to benefit from AIPAC In the heated battle for the 3rd Congressional District in the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary, which has one of the largest concentrations of Arab American voters in the country, incumbent conservative Dan Lipinski squeaked out a slim victory over liberal challenger Marie Newman….

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics Though divided over political races, Chicago’s Arab American community has come together as a powerful force that can no longer be taken for granted by elected officials and local governments. The heated battle between conservative Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski and liberal Democratic challenger Marie Newman created the…

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Saudi Crown Prince meets Trump, Congressmen, Senators

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Saudi Crown Prince meets Trump, Congressmen, Senators

Saudi Crown Prince meets Trump, Congressmen, Senators Saudi Arabia Embassy press statement followed by the text of press conference between Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and U.S. President Donald Trump, members of the U.S. Congress and members of the U.S. Senate His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met today with Republican…

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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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IVI-IPO endorse Muslim in 5th Congressional District

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IVI-IPO endorse Muslim in 5th Congressional District

IVI-IPO endorse Muslim in 5th Congressional District IVI-IPO ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT OF U.S. CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE SAMEENA MUSTAFA (D, IL-05) TODAY AT CITY HALL Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Time: 11am Location: Chicago City Hall, 121 N. Lasalle Drive, 2nd Floor The Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) will announce their endorsement of U.S. Congressional candidate Sameena…

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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