Posts Tagged “Orland Park”

Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum The Arab American Democratic Club hosted its 2021 Candidate and Leadership Forum on Thursday March 25 featuring a long slate of candidates for local elective office and elected government officials and speakers. The event was held to commemorate April Arab American Heritage Month and to encourage Arab…

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Arab Democratic Club to host Zoom candidate’s and leaders forum March 25

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Arab Democratic Club to host Zoom candidate’s and leaders forum March 25

Arab Democratic Club to host Zoom candidate’s and leaders forum March 25 The Arab Democratic Club will host its pre-election Forum for Democratic candidates running in the April 6 election and for elected public officials in a special celebration of Arab American Heritage month on Thursday March 25. The forum will again be held Virtually…

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Chicagoland Arab, Muslim community mourn passing of Miriam Zayed

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Chicagoland Arab, Muslim community mourn passing of Miriam Zayed

Chicagoland Arab, Muslim community mourn passing of Miriam Zayed Local activist fought for the rights of Arabs and Muslims in the Chicagoland area and also for the rights of all in mainstream American politics. Miriam Zayed was among one of the first two Arab Americans in Chicagoland to run for public elective office in the…

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Kennedy defends Illinois Muslims in opening mosque

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Kennedy defends Illinois Muslims in opening mosque

Kennedy defends Illinois Muslims in opening mosque Christopher Kennedy, the candidate for Illinois Governor in the March 2018 Democratic primary and the son of the late U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, this week denounced plans to block the opening of a mosque in a suburb of Chicago. By Ray Hanania Christopher Kennedy is someone who…

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Trump movement for “change” awakens Reagan Democrats

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Trump movement for “change” awakens Reagan Democrats

Trump movement for “change” awakens Reagan Democrats Published in the Southwest News Newspaper Group April 27, 2017 By Ray Hanania The major news media all seemed to focus on one election story on April 4, a story they spun to falsely suggest that President Donald Trump made Republicans vulnerable. But if you look past the…

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost A poorly run re-election campaign by seven-term incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin combined with a hot-topic issue of salary and pension hikes, and a laser-focused issues campaign of a non-political challenger, Keith Pekau, running on the Republican Party banner did what no one thought could happen April 4 in Orland Park….

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