Rep. Ilhan Omar. Photo by Fibonacci Blue on Flickr.
06 Mar 2019

Outrage Pushes Democrats To Scrap Vote On Resolution Against Ilhan Omar

UPDATE: The House of Representatives passed a resolution on March 7 that was initially drafted in response to Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which is commonly known as the Israel lobby. It morphed considerably as a result of outrage from progressive Democrats and

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Nancy Pelosi. Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr.
12 Feb 2019

Why It Didn’t Take Long For Democrats To Reinforce Right-Wing Attacks Against Ilhan Omar

Democratic Party leaders in Congress made an example out of Muslim Representative Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, and forced her to apologize for tweets she sent against the influence of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) over elected United States officials. The messages about the pro-Israel lobby were

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Bernie Sanders delivers remarks on Israel and Palestine
22 Mar 2016

Sanders Declines To Pander To Israel Lobby In Speech Prepared For AIPAC

Bernie Sanders, who was denied the opportunity to address AIPAC remotely, gave a speech in Utah, which sharply contrasted with Clinton’s speech.

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the AIPAC Policy Conference, March 2016.
21 Mar 2016

At AIPAC, Clinton Supports Young People On ‘Front Lines of Battle’ Against BDS

Hillary Clinton spoke at the pro-Israel AIPAC policy conference and praised students on “the front lines of the battle” against the nonviolent BDS movement.

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