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ANCA Announces 2008 Congressional Endorsemen’s

WASHINGTON–With just two weeks to go before potentially pivotal Congressional races, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) released its 2008 endorsemen’s, throwing the political and electoral strength of the Armenian American community behind supportive House and Senate candidates in forty U.S. States. "We are pleased to offer our Congressional endorsemen’s as a resource to

American Jewish Official Retires After Long Anti-Armenian Campaign

Barry Jacobs, Director of Strategic Studies at the American Jewish Committee (AJC), is retiring from his organization at the end of October. The "good news" was confirmed by an AJC official. The reason I characterize Jacobs’ departure as "good news" is that he has been at the forefront of AJC’s attempts over the years to

Obama Reaffirms Pledge to Recognize Genocide

WASHINGTON–With just days left to the crucial November 4th presidential elections, the Obama-Biden campaign reaffirmed its commitment to Armenian Genocide recognition and a strong U.S.-Armenia relationship, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). A statement titled "Barack Obama: Supporting U.S.-Armenia Relations," relayed to Armenia’s for Obama Chairman Areen Ibran’ssian earlier Friday as well as

ANC, AYF Team Up to Help Voters Get Out the Vote

ENCINO, CA –The Armenian National Committee of the West San Fernando Valley (ANC-WSFV) and the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Sardarabad Chapter are working together to urge all registered Armenia’s to vote in the upcoming general election. Dozens of young activists in the San Fernando Valley are working together through the ANC and AYF to contact

Nevada Armenia’s Rally Support for Congresswoman Berkley

LAS VEGAS–Armenian Americans in the Silver State gathered together on October 24th for a fundraiser held in support of Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (NV-1). Last month, the Congresswoman’secured a strong endorsement from the nation’s largest and most active Armenian American political action committee, the Armenian National Committee–Political Action Committee (ANC-PAC). "We are pleased to be supporting

Pasadena ANC Meets with State Senate Candidate Carol Liu

PASADENA, CA–Members of the Pasadena Armenian National Committee (ANC) held a productive meeting on Thursday, October 30th, with former State Assemblymember Carol Liu on the eve of her bid to be elected to the California State Senate. Liu, a longtime friend of the ANC, is the prohibitive favorite to win her race to replace the

Armenians, Greeks for Obama Host Fundraiser for Candidate in NY

NEW YORK–Heavy winds and bitterly cold temperatures did not keep Armenian and Greeks activists in support of the Obama-Biden ticket from attending a joint fundraiser event "Opa for Obama" at Lafayette Bar and Grill owned by Greek owners and brothers Billy and Dino Bakakos in New York City on Tuesday, October 28, 2008. The event

College Students Show Strong Interest in Elections

GLENDALE–Over a hundred people attended a presidential election forum on Thursday, October 23 at Glendale Community College, organized jointly by the ARF Shant Student Association, the Gendale College Armenian Student Association and the Armenian National Committee-Western Region. The forum sought to introduce the two major political parties and their viewpoints in regards to issues that

ANC, AYF Team Up to Help Voters Get to the Polls on November 4th

ENCINO, CA –The Armenian National Committee of the West San Fernando Valley (ANC-WSFV) and the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Sardarabad Chapter are working together to urge all registered Armenia’s to vote in the upcoming general election. Dozens of young activists in the San Fernando Valley are working together through the ANC and AYF to contact

ANCA: Obama/Biden The Right Choice for Armenian Americans

Leading Grassroots Organization Reaffirms Democratic Primary Endorsement in January Expands on Nine Months of Nationwide Voter Mobilization to Secure Obama-Biden Win on November 4th WASHINGTON–The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Wednesday formalized its longstanding support for Barack Obama with an official endorsement of the Obama-Biden campaign for the Presidency of the United States. "The

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