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Political Resources


2013 Congressional Scorecard2013 Congressional Scorecard
Scorecard is our annual report on the voting record and other actions of each member of Congress on issues like civil liberties, Israel-Palestine, and US-Arab relations.

Archives: 20122011 | 2009-2010 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 Download PDFs of Past Congressional Scorecards





2008 Election Report
In 2008, AAI’s Yalla Vote campaign included many new initiatives and expanded successful programs from previous years. From the Virtual Phone Bank to Candidates Nights and Issues Forums, AAI empowered its members to engage in both local and national campaigns as well as help get out the Arab American vote.

Archives: 2004 | 2002 Download PDFs of Past Election Reports

AAI Reports


2010 Year End Report2010 Arab American Institute & Foundation Year-End Report








Analysis of Select New Leadership of the 113th Congress

Leadership or Pandering: Grading our Elected Officials (2012)
Attacks on Arab American and American Muslim Public Servants

Analysis of Select New Leadership of the 112th Congress

Community Consensus Statement

Leadership or Pandering: Grading our Elected Officials (2010)

2010 Mid Year Report

2009 Year End Report

2008 Election Report

2008 Yalla Vote Report

AAI Polls


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AAI’s weekly summary of what’s happening and what’s being said by the candidates, officials, and pundits—here in DC and around the country.

Educational Materials


Arab Americans: A Century of Civic and Cultural Achievement (Updated September 2012)

Healing the Nation: The Arab American Experience After September 11

Arab Americans: Making a Difference

Who Are Arab Americans? by Helen Samhan, from Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia

Not Quite White: Race Classification and the Arab American Experience by Helen Samhan

The Other Anti-Semitism: The Arab as Scapegoat  by James Zogby