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September 07, 2016 10:27 AM

How Muslim-Americans Drifted to the Democratic Party

Once seen as a "natural" Republican constituency, Muslim-Americans are increasingly leaning Democratic, and they are expected to vote in record numbers for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election in November.

From overwhelmingly voting for George W. Bush in the 2000 election to backing Clinton in the current cycle, the Muslim shift in political allegiance has been precipitous, leading some critics to lament a lost Republican opportunity to keep an increasingly influential voting bloc.

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September 06, 2016 3:06 PM

Muslim Democrats

September 01, 2016 9:26 AM

What a real Commander-In-Chief sounds like?

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed the American Legion National Convention in Cincinnati. She spoke about the value of veterans and the military, as well as the importance of diplomacy and maintaining relationships with the nation’s allies. Ms. Clinton also said she would work to reform and strengthen the Department of Veterans Affairs system if she is elected president, as well as continue to build and maintain the coalitions established and fostered during the Obama administration

August 16, 2016 4:48 PM

Blood on Trump's Hands?

NYPD deputy inspector Henry Sautner tells reporters on Sunday that they haven’t yet found a motive for the fatal shootings of Muslim cleric Maulama Akonjee and a second man, who were attacked by a gunman as they walked home from a mosque in New York on Saturday. Religious leaders blame the murders on Donald Trump for anti-Muslim rhetoric

 

 

July 29, 2016 3:23 PM

Watch the Father of a Slain Muslim Soldier School Trump on the Constitution

One of the most emotionally charged moments of the last night of the Democratic convention came when the father of a Muslim American soldier killed in the line of duty took the stage. Humayun Khan, 27 years old when he died, was a graduate from the University of Virginia and a captain in the US Army when a suicide bomber attacked his unit in Iraq. He died protecting his fellow soldiers. On Thursday night, his father, Khizr Khan, gave an impassioned plea to the American people to vote for Hillary Clinton—and delivered an even sharper rebuke to Donald Trump.