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Government Shutdown: White House Prepares its Federal Agencies

The White House has begun advising its federal agencies to be ready for the possibility of a government shutdown. In what would be the first government shutdown of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden Administration's Office of Management and Budget has...

Members of US Congress Urge UN to Stop Turkey’s Varosha Plans

Nineteen members of the US Congress have signed a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urging action against Turkey's and Turkish Cypriot attempts to reopen Varosha. Varosha is the southern part of Famagusta that has been fenced off...

Cyprus Gains Momentum in US Politics; UN Calls on Turkey to Reverse Course

The Cyprus issue is gaining momentum in US politics after the latest provocation by Turkey to announce the reopening of part of Varosha

Malliotakis Introduces Bill Banning BLM Flags at US Embassies

Republican Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis has introduced a bill that would ban flying BLM flags at US embassies and other diplomatic posts.

Gus Bilirakis Named Florida’s Most Bipartisan Congressman

Gus Bilirakis, a Greek-American from Palm Harbor, Florida, was named the state's most bipartisan Congressman on Monday.

Freshman Congresswoman Malliotakis Named to Foreign Affairs Subcommittee

New York Republican Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), from Staten Island, has been appointed a ranking member of a newly-formed Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, according to an announcement from her office on Wednesday. The first-generation American was named Ranking Member on the Subcommittee...

Joe Biden Officially Certified by US Congress as President

Joe Biden is officially the 46th person to win the White House as the US Congress officially affirmed the President-elect's Electoral College victory over President Trump early Thursday morning. The Senate and House rejected objections to throw out Georgia and...

All the Greek American Winners of the 2020 Election

While Joe Biden keeping the lead in the presidential election and America waiting with bated breath the final results of the most crucial election in the postwar years, things have cleared for candidates for Congress. Greek Americans who ran for...

Greek-American Malliotakis Fights to Represent NY’s 11th District in US Congress

Representing Staten Island and part of Brooklyn, New York Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is hoping to turn her swing Congressional district red on November 3rd this year, winning a seat from incumbent Max Rose, who took the spot in 2018. The...

Greek-American Hero Who Tackled Terrorist Now Running for US Congress

  Alek Skarlatos, the former Oregon National Guard soldier who tackled a heavily-armed terrorist aboard a Paris-bound train in August of 2015, is now running to represent his state in the United States Congress as a Republican. The unlikely hero, who...