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Hindu-Americans elected to Congress

Marco Garcia AP Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, right, congratulates candidate Tulsi Gabbard after both women won their Hawaii Congressional district seats … Continued

Keith Ellison on John McCain defending Huma Abedin: ‘I was proud to see him do it’

ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of only two Muslim’s in Congress, testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee … Continued

Youcef Nadarkhani’s case unites people around religious liberty

The fight to save the life of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who has been sentenced to death in Iran for … Continued

Islam and politics in the new Middle East

ABDULLAH DOMA AFP/GETTY IMAGES Libya’s interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil (R) holds a joint press conference with oil and finance … Continued

Do critics actually read the Koran?

Ramadan is upon us – a time of fasting, charity, prayer…and fighting off Sergey Ponomarev AP Libyan children study Koran … Continued

Michele Bachmann shattering stereotypes of conservative women

BRETT FLASHNICK AP Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., answers questions from the media after signing the Cut Cap … Continued

America testifies

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby. We know why Rep. Keith Ellison cried during yesterday’s King hearings. He cried because … Continued

Peter King’s Muslim hearings: more questions than answers

By Hussein Rashid Approximately half-way through the King hearings today, I am struck by how nebulous the purpose of the … Continued

Details still sketchy about planned Capitol Hill hearing on U.S. Muslim radicals

By Michelle Boorstein For years, Congressman Peter King’s rhetoric has provoked anger among Muslims in his district. Marvin Joseph / … Continued

Muslims Wearing Things, and also taking stands

By Beenish Ahmed, contributor to AltMuslimah Last week, Juan Williams, a high-ranking news analyst, made some off-the-cuff comments on “The … Continued

Fight Shahzad’s words, as well as his acts

By Congressman Keith Ellison Faisal Shahzad, the New York Times Square bomber, got what he deserved in a New York … Continued

Should we fear Islam?

By Congressman Keith Ellison At a time when our nation is seeing a rise in intolerant behavior, crossing every cultural … Continued

Fight Islamic extremism through integration

This week I got a report in my inbox about a group of young American Muslims who toured Washington D.C., … Continued

Journey into America

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby “I had set out to learn about Islam in America. But I found I … Continued

White House Iftar

Tuesday night’s White House Iftar had both a courtly feel and a common touch. Servers circled the ornate reception rooms … Continued

Obama’s Bid to Reverse the Clash

By Akbar AhmedIslamic Studies professor, American University President Obama delivered a major speech Thursday calling for “A New Beginning” for … Continued

Muslim Americans Looking for More Help from Obama

By Michelle Boorstein Insiders say the Obama Administration’s honeymoon with the Muslim-American community will eventually expire. Polling data isn’t clear … Continued

Geert Wilders on Capitol Hill

There is a foreign element threatening America. He believes the Qur’an promotes violence. He creates videos of Muslims committing terrorist … Continued

U.S. Reaching Out to the Muslim World

A few weeks ago, Obama made a big statement by conducting his first interview after taking office with Al-Arabiya, an … Continued

Status Quo vs. Solution for Middle East

I spent much of the weekend communicating with Muslim and Jewish leaders on the recent crisis in Gaza. Here was … Continued