2016 Presidential Candidate Profile

Posted on August 27, 2015 in Election Central

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Donald Trump is a real estate mogul and television personality best known for the eponymous Trump Organization and his reality TV program “The Apprentice." He is a politically active member of the tea party movement and has toyed with running for president in...


2016 Presidential Candidate Profile

Posted on August 27, 2015 in Election Central

 [Back to Election Central]   https://jeb2016.com/   Jeb Bush served as the Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007, when he term-limited out of office. A career Florida public servant, Bush had previously served as the Florida State Secretary of Commerce from 1987-1988. He is the son of former President...


Countdown Vol. 13 No. 26: Off the Rails

Posted on August 20, 2015 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: Trump & Fox, Iowa state fair, remembering Julian Bond, and more
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2016 Presidential Candidate Profile

Posted on August 17, 2015 in Election Central

Attorney General of Virginia, and as Governor of Virginia from 1998-2002, when he term limited out of office. During his term he chaired the Congressional Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce, where he opposed taxation of the internet. From 1999-2003, he chaired a Congressional Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Capabilities for Terrorism involving WMDs, nicknamed the Gilmore Commission. Its reports have been adopted by Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. From 2001-2002, Jim Gilmore was the Chairman of the Republican National Committee. He ran for the Republican nomination in 2008, but dropped out to focus on a 2008 Senate campaign in Virginia, which he lost to current Senator Mark Warner. Gilmore is also on the Board of Directors for the National Rifle Association and a political commentator for Fox News. He announced his campaign for the 2016 Republican nomination in late July 2015 via an online video


Countdown Vol. 13 No. 25: And We're Off

Posted on August 13, 2015 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: GOP debate, Chuck Schumer on Iran, Syria talks, Ferguson on year later and more
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The First GOP Debates

Posted by Hunter Headapohl on August 10, 2015 in Blog
Last night was a night of non-stop action for political aficionados, with the first round of GOP debates. Those who didn’t make the cut for the prime-time debate participated in a separate debate. While this is ostensibly many candidates’ first exposure to the broader American public, a lot of their rhetoric bears resemblance to their earlier statements, which the Arab American Institute has been compiling over the last few months.
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Stand Against Bigotry and for American Values in the 2016 Election

Posted on August 07, 2015 in Action Alerts
The good news is that most of the candidates discussed issues. The bad news is at least four chose to resort to tired bigotry to appeal to voters.
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Good News and Bad News from Last Night's GOP Debate

Posted by Arab American Institute on August 07, 2015 in Blog

Seventeen candidates running for the Republican Party nomination debated last night. The good news is that most discussed issues. The bad news is at least four chose to resort to tired bigotry to appeal to voters. The statements you see above aren’t satirical; they’re not from fringe politicians, or...


2016 Election News Roundup: Week of August 3rd

Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on August 07, 2015 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at#YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state.

Illinois Senate Race Is One to Watch

Republican Senator Mark Kirk is up for reelection next November and the race is an important one in the much-hyped Democratic...

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Good News and Bad News from Last Night's GOP Debates

Posted by Arab American Institute on August 07, 2015 in Blog

Seventeen candidates running for the Republican Party nomination debated last night. The good news is that most discussed issues. The bad news is at least four chose to resort to tired bigotry to appeal to voters. The statements you see above aren’t satirical; they’re not from fringe politicians, or radical political parties. The statements you see above were said...

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