2016 Election News Roundup: Week of February 5

Posted by Shadi Matar on February 05, 2016 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. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

 

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Countdown Vol. 14 No.4: Let’s Get In Formation

Posted on February 04, 2016 in Countdown
This week in Countdown: New Hampshire results are in and they are surprising; FBI debuts new CVE computer game to serious criticism; Egypt's Foreign Minister was in DC; DOJ files suit against Ferguson, MO; Beyonce shows us what a powerful formation can be.
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A Flip of a Coin (Literally)

Posted by Mahmoud Abunie on February 02, 2016 in Blog

Less than twenty-four hours ago, the 2016 presidential primaries kicked into high gear. As the country tuned in to see the results of the “first in the country” caucus, expectations were high – and rightfully so.

Media outlets had long-focused on who would lead each party in the wake of the ever important Iowa Caucus – which involved for the Democrats, a coin-flip. Secretary Hilary Clinton, who lost Iowa in 2008 to President Obama, was looking to rebound her efforts with a defeat of Senator Bernie Sanders.

Many expected a candidate from each party to stand...

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of January 29

Posted by Joan Hanna on January 29, 2016 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. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

 

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Dr. Zogby addresses Iowa Crowds ahead of the Caucus

Posted by Meredith Pahowka on January 29, 2016 in Blog
Just a few days before the “first in the nation” Iowa Caucuses, AAI President Dr. James Zogby headed to Iowa City in order to speak to Iowans about the significance of political discourse regarding the Arab world and Islam. On Wednesday, January 27, Dr. Zogby addressed an audience at the University of Iowa on the 2016 Presidential Candidate’s failures to address issues that are critical to Arab Americans.
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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of January 15

Posted by Joan Hanna on January 15, 2016 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. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of January 8

Posted by Shadi Matar on January 08, 2016 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. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters. Anti-BDS Bill Introduced in California Assemblyman Travis Allen (R, CA) introduced...

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How One Syrian American Became My Trump Antidote

Posted by Nadia Aziz on January 07, 2016 in Blog
2015 brought many challenges for the Arab American and American Muslim communities. The presidential primary season kicked into gear, and along with it came a fresh wave of bigotry. In the face of so much hate, it's hard not to become discouraged. But, even when faced with this climate of hate and fear, I'm not discouraged from engaging in the 2016 election. In fact, I am excited.
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Countdown Vol. 14 No. 1: Let the Games...Continue

Posted on January 07, 2016 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: 2016 has finally come, Saudi Arabia executes a Shia cleric, the Department of Ed gives a lesson on discrimination, surveillance dragnet catches Congress being hypocritical, President Obama takes action on gun control.
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Leadership or Pandering: Grading Our Elected Officials

Posted by on December 31, 2015 in Blog

One of the many ways we are ghting intolerance is by holding public of cials accountable for the rhetoric they espouse. The Arab American Institute’s “Leadership or Pandering” series examines statements made by policymakers and candidates as they address divisive issues that provide clear opportunities to stand against bigotry. Though not comprehensive, and while no of cial can be judged fairly by any single action or statement, we hope that it will provide a useful look at the debate and its participants.

This edition of “Leadership or Pandering” examines xenophobia and...

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