Posts Tagged “Congress”

Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections Veteran journalists Del Marie Cobb and Ray Hanania join guest host Bruce DuMont on this week’s episode of “Chicago Newsroom” hosted by Ken Davis. Cobb, Hanania and DuMont analyze results of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Elections on President Trump, the Democrats and Republicans. The panel also look at…

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Arab Americans in Michigan have much at stake in Aug. 7 vote

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Arab Americans in Michigan have much at stake in Aug. 7 vote

Arab Americans in Michigan have much at stake in Aug. 7 vote Michigan, which has one of the largest Arab American populations, will vote on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in primary elections. Many Arab Americans are on the ballot including Abdul El-Sayed for Governor on the Democratic ticket, and Rashida Tlaib for Congress, also on the…

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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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3rd District congressional race attracts Arab American vote

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3rd District congressional race attracts Arab American vote

3rd District 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…

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Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

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Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention Six term Congressman Dan Lipinski is no stranger to controversy. Appointed to succeed his father Bill, Dan Lipinski has faced criticism from Day One. He’s no media darling and his conservative Democratic beliefs often pit him against more liberal and “progressive” colleagues. This year’s election challenge from Marie Newman…

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Healthcare facts being twisted by news media

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Healthcare facts being twisted by news media

Healthcare facts being twisted by news media It’s hard enough to understand America’s healthcare system without the mainstream news media abandoning a helpful role and instead using the issue to advance its own partisan political agendas. Healthcare is so important and yet the news media and both political parties are twisting facts to spin support…

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Foster-Biggert Battle Is Little Choice for Voters

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Foster-Biggert Battle Is Little Choice for Voters By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Oct. 19, 2012 Friday Don’t you love it when millionaire politicians attack each other by calling their opponents “millionaires?” That’s what’s happening between Congresswoman Judy Biggert and former Congressman Bill Foster in the new 11th Congressional district, a Bermuda Triangle of space…

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Why Is Luis Gutierrez Even Holding Office?

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Why Is Luis Gutierrez Even Holding Office? By RAY HANANIA • Friday, May 11, 2012 U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez has made a career out of exploiting and dividing the Mexican American community in his 4th Congressional district to preserve his lock on the district. He is Puerto Rican, a Latino community with automatic American citizenship….

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Luis Gutierrez is the big loser in Tuesday’s Illinois primary

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Luis Gutierrez is the big loser in Tuesday’s Illinois primary By Ray Hanania — After an election, it’s not unusual to weigh the winner’s and the losers. Usually, the winners and the losers are the people who are actually running for public office, the candidates. In the case of this past Illinois primary, one candidate…

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Congressman Anthony Weiner should resign

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Congressman Anthony Weiner should resign By Ray Hanania — New York Congressman Anthony Weiner made a name for himself attacking and denouncing his critics, yelling at colleagues in the House and screaming about the immorality and lack of ethics of foreign leaders. And then comes the scandal that put this weenie in his place. Last week,…

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