But critics have failed to use Congress’ summer recess to turn the tide against the agreement, despite a multimillion-dollar lobbying campaign funded by the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. Republicans dismissed Wednesday’s news and made clear they still intend to fight the deal. The Iran nuclear deal has passed the Senate with
For years, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee has hosted President Obama or a high-ranking representative of his administration at their annual conference in Washington, D.C. No matter how anti-Israel
Critics of the Iran deal planned to use the August recess to convince members of Congress to vote against the agreement, but despite an intense lobbying effort by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, it's increasingly apparent that President Obama will have the votes to sustain his veto, should Congress... More »
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee placed all of its chips on its multi-million dollar campaign to scuttle the Iran deal, and it now appears it will lose that bet.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the so-called 800-pound gorilla, is the big player in lobbying against the nuclear weapons agreement that the United States and five other countries signed with Iran. When it comes to influencing...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Last week, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the largest pro-Israel advocacy group in the United States, released a memo listing former military commanders opposed to the Iran nuclear deal. Standing out among...Show More Summary
By Max Blumenthal Instead of the one sponsored by an arm of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a tour of the “real Israel” would show U.S. representatives the ugly truth behind Israel’s propaganda.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is throwing mountains of money around in an attempt to derail the Iran nuclear deal. NPR says AIPAC will spend $20 million to $40 million to oppose the Iran deal, but that might be a conservative estimate.
The president accused the American Israel Public Affairs Committee of spending millions on advertising to try to defeat the accord, as well as spreading misinformation about it.
Politico reports that opponents of the Iran deal are looking to spend tens of millions on ads hammering Democrats who are thought to be undecided on it: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is teaming up with other pro-Israel Jewish groups to spend between $20 million and $40 million to blast the deal through commercials […]
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee has formed a tax-exempt lobbying group with the sole mission of educating the public "about the dangers of the proposed Iran deal."
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, is putting its financial muscle behind a new advertising campaign in opposition to a nuclear accord with Iran.
WASHINGTON -- The American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Wednesday issued its first public direction to Congress to reject the nuclear agreement that was finalized the previous day between Iran, the U.S. and five world powers. “After...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- On June 3, 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, secured the necessary delegates to become the Democratic nominee for president. The next day, he spoke before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a pro-Israel lobby. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Late last year, Morton Klein sat in on an off-the-record conference call hosted by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee where more than 100 donors were being briefed on the group’s behind-the-scenes strategy to influence negotiations over Iran's nuclear weapons program. Show More Summary
And we certainly won’t do anything about it. “Kerry ‘absolutely certain’ Assad using chlorine attacks on his people.” The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) explains the five items that definitely must be in a final deal with Iran. For example, “A good deal must support ‘anytime, anywhere’ inspections – including all military facilities – […]
Lindsey Graham is a very smart man: “Everything that starts with ‘Al’ in the Middle East is bad news,” Graham said at a dinner in Boston on Monday with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, according to investigative journalist Uri Blau. Graham was referencing the Arabic word for “the.” “Al-Qaida, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaida in the Arab […]
On March 3 after Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and as thousands of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) activists finished their visits with members of Congress, about 150 protesters gathered for the JVP-DC Metro’s “Netanyahu, You Don’t Speak for Me” rally in freezing rain on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.
WASHINGTON -- Only days ago, heading into the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, suspending aid to the Palestinian Authority was on the group's list of lobbying priorities for its delegates who would be on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Show More Summary
On Monday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his trip to the U.S. by striking a conciliatory tone, telling the American Israel Public Affairs Committee that his speech to Congress "is not intended to show any disrespect to President Obama or the esteemed office that he holds." Apparently, Obama... More »