-- “Without accountability, there is no justice,” says Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez
WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) stressed the importance of the U.S. holding Azerbaijan accountable for its war crimes and clearly condemning Azerbaijani aggression against Armenians, during the Senate confirmation hearing for Biden Administration nominees for U.S. Ambassador to Armenia and Russia.
-- Thanks Chairman Menendez for Shining Spotlight on Failed State Department Policies
WASHINGTON, DC – As the U.S. House and Senate wrap up the 117th Congress, the ANCA is urging legislative leaders to adopt a $50 million aid package for Artsakh in the end-of-year spending package they are currently considering.
In a letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez (D-NJ), ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian expressed the appreciation of the Armenian American community and coalition partners for his recent hearing on U.S. policy in the Caucasus, a session chara (more...)
-- Armenian Security, Artsakh Aid should be the Focus of Senate Confirmation Hearing
WASHINGTON, DC – The ANCA is calling on members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee to seek answers from Kristina Kvien – President Biden’s nominee to replace Ambassador Lynne Tracy as U.S. Ambassador to Armenia – regarding American support for Armenia’s security and Artsakh’s survival, during her upcoming confirmation hearing.
“It seems to me, the U.S. is in bed with Azerbaijan,” stated Chairman Menendez
WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ) led a stinging indictment of the U.S. policy on Azerbaijan, charging that the State Department witnesses testifying at the November 16th hearing were “wholly unresponsive” to concerns about the ongoing waiver of Section 907 restrictions on U.S. aid to Azerbaijan and the lack of meaningful U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia following Azerbaijani attacks. (more...)
-- ANCA Coalition Blocks Erdogan Ally’s Election; Prevents Return of Armenian Genocide Denial to Congress
WASHINGTON, DC – The ANCA, leading a diverse coalition of Armenian, Greek, Jewish, Kurdish, and other allied Americans, tipped the scales this evening against the election of Dr. Mehmet Oz – an ally of Turkish dictator Recep Erdogan who denies the Armenian Genocide – to the U.S. Senate from PA.
“With this historic win, the ANCA protected the U.S. Senate, the people of Pennsylvania, and our American democracy from an Armenian Genocide denier with deep ties to (more...)
-- Positioned to Play Pivotal Role in Elections that May Tip Control of Congress
WASHINGTON, DC - Armenian Americans across the United States are positioned to play a decisive role in the 2022 mid-term elections – generating record turnout in support of friends and opposition to foes running in hotly contested races from Pennsylvania and California to Florida and Michigan and Massachusetts.
"The record turnout by Armenian Americans from across the political spectrum - Independents, Republicans, and Democrats – casting their ballots this election positions our communit (more...)
-- 2022 Congressional Champions Earn ‘A+’ Ratings on ANCA Report Cards
WASHINGTON, DC – A select, bipartisan group of 88 U.S. Congressional candidates from 22 states have earned Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) endorsements for their sustained pro-Armenia and Artsakh records of support on ANCA-backed initiatives during the 117th Congress (2021-22).
Heading up the ANCA’s Senate endorsement list are Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio and California Democrat Alex Padilla, each of whom have worked closely with Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair (more...)