Eleni Kounalakis Elected California’s First Female Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Eleni Kounalakis, a first-generation Greek-American, won the race to become the first female to be elected Lieutenant Governor of California. With almost 90 percent...

Democrat John Sarbanes Retains House Seat in Maryland

Greek American Democrat John Sarbanes retained his seat after the midterm elections in Maryland’s 3rd congressional district, which includes parts of Baltimore as well...

Chris Pappas Wins New Hampshire House Seat

  Democrat Chris Pappas will become New Hampshire's first openly gay member of Congress after defeating Republican Eddie Edwards in the 1st Congressional District. With 90...

Philhellene Senator Robert Menendez Wins Third Term

Senator Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, was elected to a third term on Tuesday. With almost all ballots counted, Menendez won with 53 percent...

Greek-American Congressman Crist Wins Re-election

Democratic U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, who  represents the state’s 13th congressional district, including the cities of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, has won re-election in...

Greek-American Congressman Bilirakis Wins 7th Term

  Republican US Rep. Gus Bilirakis won Florida’s 12th congressional district in the midterm elections, winning in his bid to continue to represent the area...

Hellenic American Women’s Council Honors Journalist Thalia Assuras

The Hellenic American Women’s Council (HAWC) held its 25th annual conference on November 2-3 in Washington, D.C., honoring Greek-American journalist Thalia Assuras with the...

Greek-Americans Join Forces to Support Greek Archives

A group of Greek-American archivists and genealogical experts have decided to provide support to Greece's archival infrastructure by raising funds in order to equip...

Greece, Turkey Excluded from US Embargo Against Iran

Greece and Turkey, along with China, India, South Korea, Italy, Japan and Taiwan, are excluded from the U.S. embargo against Iran, Secretary of...

Fasoula Aims to Take US Women’s Hoops by Storm

Greece's Mariella Fasoula is the newest addition to Vanderbilt University's womens basketball team for the upcoming season. The Boston College transfer, also known as “Fas,” is...