Senate Confirms Lynch as Atty. General

On April 23, by a 56-43 vote, the United States Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the nation’s next Attorney General, to replace the outgoing Eric Holder.

Lynch was nominated by President Obama in November, but the nomination was delayed by what is largely attributed to political wrangling.

A recent rare compromise, regarding a bill to curb human trafficking, was resolved earlier this week by a unanimous Senate vote of 99-0. Discord over that bill’s language was linked to Lynch’s nomination, but once that bill cleared the hurdle, her nomination was all but secured.

Lynch will be the first African-American woman Attorney General of the United States.


ALBANY, NY – New York State Assemblyman Michael Tannousis (R,C- Staten Island/Brooklyn) on January 24 released a statement on the Republican’s “Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan.

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If you are reading this today, you can thank your parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and previous ancestors for your existence.


A former senator, minister, cabinet secretary, chief of staff to Australian former PM John Howard for more than a decade, Arthur Synodinos is Australia’s ambassador to the United States since 2020.

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Anton "Tony" Mandros, 87, of Portsmouth, RI, passed to his eternal reward on January 19.


Ouzo Talk Latest Podcast Features My Greek Odyssey’s Peter Maneas

SYDNEY – The latest episode of the Ouzo Talk Podcast for the Greek diaspora is now available, with Peter Maneas, host of the TV series My Greek Odyssey, joining Tom Skolarikis and Nick Athanassiou in the studio to discuss the hit series.

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