Posted on: November 14, 2022 Posted by: Mitchell Plitnick Comments: 0

The midterms aren’t over yet, but it’s already clear that this was an historic disappointment for Republicans. Despite making sure that they mostly backed candidates who had little or no chance of losing, AIPAC suffered a few setbacks, most notably failing in their bid to defeat Summer Lee in Pennsylvania and losing one of their most Arab-hating and war-loving shills in Elaine Luria of Virginia.

Several progressives won congressional races, including a few who currently would be called PEPs, but could be swayed over time on Palestinian rights. This piece in Mondoweiss recaps the midterms (as of November 10, when the article was written) and looks at some new opportunities for Palestine advocacy on Capitol Hill.