Remember Talk of a Bush-Clinton Match-up?

Posted on September 14, 2015 in Washington Watch
It wasn't that long ago that the pundits had the 2016 presidential contest pegged as a Clinton-Bush match-up. While that may still occur, I wouldn't place a bet on it.
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Countdown Vol. 13 No. 29: Action for Syrian Refugees

Posted on September 10, 2015 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: Syrian refugees assistance, the Iran deal, 2016 candidates show their true colors, and more
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2016 Presidential Candidate Profile

Posted on September 10, 2015 in Election Central

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Lawrence Lessig has spent the last 6 years as a professor at the Harvard School of Law. Previously he was a distinguished professor at the Stanford Law School and the University of Chicago Law School. He is known for his expertise on the legal field dealing with internet freedom, net neutrality and copyright restrictions,...


Obama Won, So Did Netanyahu

Posted on September 08, 2015 in Washington Watch
As the number of Senators backing the agreement came closer to 34, media in the US and Israel were rife with analysis and commentary about what all this meant for Israel.
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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of August 31st

Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on September 08, 2015 in Blog
This week on the Yalla Vote election news round up: problems with voting machines in Ohio, accusations of voter fraud in Texas, Michigan is luring 2016 hopefuls, and how to get involved with AAI and the 2016 elections!
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Countdown Vol. 13 No. 28: No Hope

Posted on September 02, 2015 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: the Syrian humanitarian catastrophe, jailed journalists, DNC troubles and more.
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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of August 24th

Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on August 28, 2015 in Blog
In this week's Yalla Vote election news roundup: expanded voting rights in California, races to watch in New York, decommissioned voting machines in Virginia, and all the drama around DNC and RNC debates.
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Hate Crimes and Punishment

Posted by Nadia Aziz on August 27, 2015 in Blog
Donald Trump, who has been leading the Republican Presidential field, has largely garnered attention for his campaign through the anti-immigrant rhetoric that we first saw in his announcement speech. When Mr. Trump was asked about the incident and if he was concerned about his campaign speeches inciting violence, he said, “I think that would be a shame.” He then added that the people following him are “very passionate.” This appalling incident presents an opportunity to discuss the responsibility that public officials and the media have not only to refrain from spouting, engaging in, accepting or tolerating bigoted speech, but to educate themselves, actively challenge, and stand against it. These officials drive public dialogue. When inflammatory and bigoted statements circle the airwaves largely unchallenged, there is a rise in hate crimes.
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Countdown Vol. 13 No. 27: Backsliding

Posted on August 27, 2015 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: Huckabee in Israel, protests in Lebanon, the 14th amendment, and more
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2016 Presidential Candidate Profile

Posted on August 27, 2015 in Election Central

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John Kasich is the current governor of Ohio and a political veteran whose career stretches back to the early 1980’s. Elected to the Ohio State Senate from the 15th district in 1979, he worked his way up to being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio’s 12th district in 1983....


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