Posts Tagged “Democrats”

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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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies Some Arab American and Muslim activists have launched a vicious campaign against Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan who expressed opinions critical of the “Middle Eastern” community that they claimed were racist. Brannigan apologized three times but they refused to accept her apology. However, J.B. Pritzker slammed Muslims as…

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AFL-CIO’s Carrigan bullying of Jubeh should be denounced

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AFL-CIO’s Carrigan bullying of Jubeh should be denounced

AFL-CIO’s Carrigan bullying of Jubeh should be denounced The vicious attack by Mike Carrigan, the president of the Illinois AFL-CIO, is a disgraceful example of bullying that demands that the union take some swift action. Carrigan should apologize. The political cheap shot is uncalled for, and it disgraces all of the proud union members who…

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How Arabs fit into US “Immigration Reform” (Arabic)

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ما هو موقع العرب من موضوع “إصلاح نظام الهجرة” بقلم راي حنانيه Arabs and US Immigration لقد أصبح موضوع “إصلاح نظام الهجرة” أحد أهمّ الأولويات في أمريكا. ولكن “الاصلاح” الذي يتحدثون عنه ليس له علاقة بالعرب، وهم من بين أكثر الأقليات عرضة للهرسلة عندما يتعلق الأمر بالهجرة. لكن هذا “الاصلاح” يرتبط بشكل وثيق بالتوظيف السياسي…

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GOP Bashes Democrats With Racism, Ignorance

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GOP Bashes Democrats With Racism, Ignorance By RAY HANANIA • Friday, July 13, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Republican Congressman Joe Walsh claims his Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth talks too much about her military service. It’s not surprising, considering Walsh and most Republican lawmakers on the national level have wrapped themselves so tight using “patriotism” and…

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Winners, losers and local Republican pyrrhic victories

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Winners, losers and local Republican pyrrhic victories By Ray Hanania  An overview of some of the key races in the Chicagoland suburban areas: Patlak versus Sean Morrison The right wing extremists celebrated a pyrrhic victory Tuesday night with the narrow victory of Dan Patlak over better qualified Sean Morrison. Patlak will face a stiff challenge…

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HANANIA: Did Obama undermine his election chances? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9-9-08

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Did Obama undermine his presidential election chances? By Ray Hanania  — Did Barack Obama allow his personal feelings to get in the way of doing what is best for America? Obama could have put together the strongest possible presidential ticket, the so-called “Dream Ticket,” by naming Sen. Hillary Clinton as his running mate. Was Obama…

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HANANIA: Republicans come out swinging, and one salutes high, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9-04-08

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Republicans come out swinging and one salutes high By Ray Hanania — Sarah Palin is clearly a powerful speaker, although in all honesty as I watched her read without any slipups her moving conservative perspective on the world, I kept thinking it was a monologue on Saturday Night Live and Palin was “news roaster” Tina…

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GUEST COLUMN: What if Obama is? For Immediate Release, Feb. 16, 2008

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And What if Obama is? By Mohamed Mughal — It seems that e-mail has become a negative campaigning tool in the 2008 Democratic primaries.  Voters from Iowa on have received messages suggesting Barack Obama is a Muslim.  And poor Senator Obama – he’s forced into a corner, having to publicly profess his reverence for Jesus Christ…

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HANANIA: Arab Americans face dilemmas in presidential election, For Immediate Release, 02-10-08

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Arab Americans should expand focus in presidential elections By Ray Hanania — Once again, Arab American voters are in an election dilemma, stuck between a rock and a hard place as they contemplate whom to support in the presidential elections. Should they follow the lead of other American voters and support the candidates most likely…

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