Pro-Israel America Announces Ten Candidate Endorsements

January 30, 2024


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January X, 2024, WASHINGTON, DC – Today Pro-Israel America (PIA) announced its second round of endorsements, highlighting five Republican and five Democratic candidates for Congress who are strengthening the US-Israel relationship and combating antisemitism.

The ten new candidates are:

  • Rep. Shontel Brown (D-OH-11)
  • Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA-41)
  • Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN-02)
  • Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL-02)
  • Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY-17)
  • Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA-36)
  • Rep. Celeste Maloy (R-UT-02)
  • Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-19)
  • Rep. Marilyn Strickland (D-WA-10)
  • Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO-02)

“This moment demands leaders from across divides who will stand up for Israel’s right to exist and speak out against the alarming explosion of antisemitism,” said Pro-Israel America Executive Director Samantha Garelick. “Representatives Brown, Calvert, Craig, Díaz-Balart, Lawler, Lieu, Maloy, Panetta, Strickland, and Wagner have demonstrated their unwavering commitment to defending the US-Israel relationship.”

Since re-launching in January 2024, PIA has now endorsed 22 candidates. A full list of endorsements can be viewed at


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