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  • Breaking: Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stepping Down from Democratic Leadership
  • Breaking: Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stepping Down from Democratic Leadership
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  • IAD-endorsed Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto wins Senate for Democrats! All incumbent Italian American Dems win re-election!
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  • IAD-Endorsed Candidates, Rep. Jen Wexton and Chris Deluzio win key seats! Italian American Incumbents win re-election!
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  • It’s Election Day! The results of this election could define the future of our country. Your vote makes a difference. If you haven’t voted already, please go to the polls early to make your voice heard.
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  • Attempted Murder of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul is the Canary in the Coal Mine — Basta!
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  • IAD Launches New Social Media Campaign in Ohio to Support Tim Rizzi Ryan for Senate!
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  • Jennifer Abruzzo: The lawyer who could deliver on Biden’s wish to be the most pro-union president
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  • Biden Administration Releases Proclamation on Columbus Day!
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  • James Florio, former New Jersey governor and U.S. House member, dies at 85
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  • Wexton, Spanberger speak truth to Youngkin on anti-trans school policies
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  • Pelosi going to Armenia amid renewed clashes with Azerbaijan
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  • A day on the campaign trail with Tim Ryan features the voices of different voters
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  • Opinion | Rethinking Joe Manchin
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  • Peter DeFazio ends Oregon record 36 years in U.S. House.
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  • Virginia’s 10th has gone blue. But 11 Republicans hope to flip it.
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  • ‘Defund the police’ is not the policy of the Democratic Party, Pelosi says
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  • Tim Ryan’s plea to Ohio’s White working class: Trust Democrats again
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  • Fauci fires back at Rand Paul, accusing him of using attacks for ‘political gain’
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  • Breaking: Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stepping Down from Democratic Leadership
    Breaking: Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stepping Down from Democratic Leadership

    The first woman to hold the speakership and the face of the chamber’s Democrats for two decades said she would not seek a leadership role in the next Congress. Read President Biden’s eloquent statement on the highest-ranking Italian American in the history of the U.S. government.

  • IAD-endorsed Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto wins Senate for Democrats! All incumbent Italian American Dems win re-election!
    IAD-endorsed Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto wins Senate for Democrats! All incumbent Italian American Dems win re-election!

    Democrats prevailed in the battle for Senate control after incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto was declared the winner Saturday of her closely contested race in Nevada.

  • IAD-Endorsed Candidates, Rep. Jen Wexton and Chris Deluzio win key seats! Italian American Incumbents win re-election!
    IAD-Endorsed Candidates, Rep. Jen Wexton and Chris Deluzio win key seats! Italian American Incumbents win re-election!

    On a night when the red wave was no more than a red ripple, Italian American candidates, Congresswoman Jen Tosini Wexton (VA-10) and Chris Deluzio (PA-17), won their respective races against tough GOP opponents. Italian American Congressional incumbents across the board won re-election including Speaker Nancy Pelosi. It is a proud day to be an … Read more

  • It’s Election Day! The results of this election could define the future of our country. Your vote makes a difference. If you haven’t voted already, please go to the polls early to make your voice heard.
    It’s Election Day! The results of this election could define the future of our country. Your vote makes a difference. If you haven’t voted already, please go to the polls early to make your voice heard.

    Go to our elections page to learn more about some great Italian American Democratic candidates in races that could decide which party has the majority in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives next year. 

  • Attempted Murder of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul is the Canary in the Coal Mine — Basta!
    Attempted Murder of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul is the Canary in the Coal Mine — Basta!

    Judge Arthur Gajarsa (Ret.), IADLC Chairman, issued the following statement: “We’re thrilled to hear that Paul Pelosi is expected to make a full recovery, police responded immediately to the break-in at the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and they took his assailant into custody. Vigorous public debate is the core of American democracy. Attempted murder is a … Read more

  • IAD Launches New Social Media Campaign in Ohio to Support Tim Rizzi Ryan for Senate!
    IAD Launches New Social Media Campaign in Ohio to Support Tim Rizzi Ryan for Senate!

    Click to see the video and learn about how Tim Ryan grew up in an Italian working-class family. It’s why he’ll fight to raise wages and revive manufacturing.

  • Jennifer Abruzzo: The lawyer who could deliver on Biden’s wish to be the most pro-union president
    Jennifer Abruzzo: The lawyer who could deliver on Biden’s wish to be the most pro-union president

    Biden’s general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, Jennifer Abruzzo, is wielding her power in new ways. Abruzzo has worked at the NLRB for nearly a quarter-century. But now, as the agency’s leader and chief enforcer of federal labor laws, she wants to make it far easier for workers to unionize than it has … Read more

  • Biden Administration Releases Proclamation on Columbus Day!
    Biden Administration Releases Proclamation on Columbus Day!

    Judge Arthur Gajarsa (Ret.), IADLC Chairman, says, “Bravo! In his 2022 Columbus Day Proclamation, President Biden again shows his deep understanding and appreciation of the American immigrant experience, as well as of Italian Americans in particular. As always, he is using his bully pulpit to bring Americans of all ethnic heritages together.”

  • James Florio, former New Jersey governor and U.S. House member, dies at 85
    James Florio, former New Jersey governor and U.S. House member, dies at 85

    Former New Jersey Gov. James Florio, who championed a plan that substantially raised the state’s sales and income taxes leading to his re-election defeat in 1993, died Sunday. He was 85. His law partner Doug Steinhardt and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy confirmed Florio died in statements Monday. “Governor Florio was a fighter who never … Read more

  • Wexton, Spanberger speak truth to Youngkin on anti-trans school policies
    Wexton, Spanberger speak truth to Youngkin on anti-trans school policies

    The bipartisan monthly meeting between Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Virginia’s congressional delegation this week got heated when Democrats Jennifer Wexton and Abigail Spanberger brought up Youngkin’s proposed anti-trans school policies, and Republican Bob Good defended the policies by claiming that schools and teachers are “grooming” children to change their gender.

  • Pelosi going to Armenia amid renewed clashes with Azerbaijan
    Pelosi going to Armenia amid renewed clashes with Azerbaijan

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi will travel to Armenia this weekend in a show of support for the country, which has been locked in a deadly fight with Azerbaijan. It will be the speaker’s latest dramatic foreign trip following her contentious arrival in Taiwan last month. With the midterms approaching — and the possibility that she will … Read more

  • A day on the campaign trail with Tim Ryan features the voices of different voters
    A day on the campaign trail with Tim Ryan features the voices of different voters

    There was still dew on the grass — and the Toledo city skyline in clear view — as Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Tim Ryan went on a morning tour of Tatum Park’s urban farm. This was the first of three stops Ryan had planned for a busy Monday on the campaign trail. During the tour, … Read more

  • Opinion | Rethinking Joe Manchin
    Opinion | Rethinking Joe Manchin

    Joe Manchin has spent much of the past year as the villain of liberal America, receiving the kind of criticism that’s usually reserved for Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, or a conservative Supreme Court justice. Now that Joe Manchin has saved the Democratic agenda, how should liberals think about him?

  • Peter DeFazio ends Oregon record 36 years in U.S. House.
    Peter DeFazio ends Oregon record 36 years in U.S. House.

    When Peter DeFazio retires after an Oregon record for U.S. House service, he will have achieved one policy goal — but a second eluded him — during his 36 years representing southwest Oregon’s 4th District. As chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, he secured congressional approval of a $1 trillion-plus spending plan for … Read more

  • Virginia’s 10th has gone blue. But 11 Republicans hope to flip it.
    Virginia’s 10th has gone blue. But 11 Republicans hope to flip it.

    Republicans are aiming to nominate the most viable candidate to defeat Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) in November, undoubtedly….

  • ‘Defund the police’ is not the policy of the Democratic Party, Pelosi says
    ‘Defund the police’ is not the policy of the Democratic Party, Pelosi says

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that the idea of defunding the police, a frequently used slogan during the 2020 elections, is not the direction that the Democratic Party is headed. “Make no mistake, community safety is our responsibility,” Pelosi said on ABC’s “This Week.” “I quote one of my colleagues from New York, Ritchie … Read more

  • Tim Ryan’s plea to Ohio’s White working class: Trust Democrats again
    Tim Ryan’s plea to Ohio’s White working class: Trust Democrats again

    Congressman Tim Ryan has been traveling the foothills of western Appalachia with a joke about marriage he hopes will make him Ohio’s next U.S. senator. The voters he needs to turn his way — the forgotten, the struggling, in communities with hollow factories, Trump flags and fentanyl epidemics — don’t agree with everything he stands … Read more

  • Fauci fires back at Rand Paul, accusing him of using attacks for ‘political gain’
    Fauci fires back at Rand Paul, accusing him of using attacks for ‘political gain’

    Anthony S. Fauci accused Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday of raising campaign funds off false attacks on him that have encouraged threats on Fauci’s life. Throughout the pandemic, Paul (R-Ky.) and other conservatives have questioned the science behind vaccines, masks and other public health measures and spun conspiracy claims about Fauci having a role in … Read more

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Date: December 8, 2022 Time: 5 PM ET Where: ZOOM
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Past Events

February 25, 2021 Speaker Series

Tom Suozzi

Featuring: Tom Suozzi Member of the House Ways and Means Committee
March 25, 2021 Speaker Series

John Garamendi

Featuring: John Garamendi Member of the House Armed Services and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees; Chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness
March 30, 2021 2021 FUNDRAISER

Event to raise funds for this proud Italian American running for the open Senate seat in Ohio!

Date: March 30, 2021 Time: 7:00 pm ET Where: ZOOM
April 29, 2021 Speaker Series

Mike Thompson

Featuring: Mike Thompson Member of the House Ways and Means Committee; Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
May 27, 2021 Speaker Series

Joe Morelle

Featuring: Joe Morelle Member of the House Budget, Education and Labor, Armed Services and Rules Committees
June 24, 2021 Speaker Series

Suzanne Bonamici

Featuring: Suzanne Bonamici Member of the House Science, Space and Technology and Education and Labor Committees; Chairwoman of the Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services
July 21, 2021 Speaker Series

Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro

Featuring: Rosa DeLauro Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee
November 4, 2021 2021 FESTA

Honoring Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Honorary co-chairs U.S. Senator Pat (Zambon) Leahy and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro, along with other Italian American Members of Congress and leaders from around the country, came to honor Speaker Pelosi.

Date: November 4, 2021 Where: In-person, Washington D.C.
 
 
 
 
 
 
February 17, 2022 Speaker Series

Frank Pallone

Featuring: Frank Pallone Chairman of House Energy and Commerce Committee
March 24, 2022 Speaker Series

Secretary Leon Panetta (Ret.)

Featuring: Secretary Leon Panetta (Ret.) Former U.S. Secretary of Defense
April 21, 2022 Speaker Series

Dr. Robert Gallo

Featuring: Dr. Robert Gallo Director and Co-founder of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland
May 19, 2022 Speaker Series

John Anzalone

Featuring: John Anzalone Founder of Impact Research
July 21, 2022 Speaker Series

Jimmy Panetta

Featuring: Jimmy Panetta Member of the House Ways and Means, Agriculture and Armed Services Committees
August 4, 2022 Speaker Series

Chairman Peter DeFazio

Featuring: Chairman Peter DeFazio Chairman of the House Transportation Committee
October 21, 2022 Speaker Series

David Cicilline

Featuring: David Cicilline Member of the House Judiciary Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee

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