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Dr. Val Arkoosh, Democrat for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th District

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Val Arkoosh isn’t a politician. A physician, parent and community leader, Val has always put the health and well being of our community and local families first. After leading the fight to pass health care reform, Val is ready to go to Congress to continue to expand access to quality, affordable health care, provide all our kids with a great education and create good-paying jobs so all families have the economic stability they deserve.

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From the Campaign

Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial: Arkoosh best for 13th district

Philadelphia Inquirer || Editorial Board || May 16, 2014 - A doctor and able advocate for health-care reform, Val Arkoosh is taking a welcome leap into politics, seeking the 13th District House seat representing parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Her experience with federal health policy and as a practitioner gives her expertise in an area where clear thinking is sorely needed. She also has considerable understanding of economic, env...

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Philadelphia Daily News: Arkoosh Picks Up Philly Endorsements

Philadelphia Daily News || Sean Walsh || May 14, 2014 - In the tight four-way Democratic primary for the congressional seat being vacated by Allyson Schwartz, geography may prove pivotal.  The district is roughly split between Northeast Philadelphia and Montgomery County voters, but three of the candidates are from the suburban side. Only state Rep. Brendan Boyle is from Philadelphia.  That's why Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, who worked a...

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PoliticsPA: Arkoosh Endorsed by Philadelphia Tribune

PoliticsPA || Nick Field || May 14, 2014 - Democratic congressional candidate and physician Val Arkoosh won the support of the Philadelphia Tribune today. The Tribune, the longest continually running African-American newspaper, announced their full slate of endorsements this morning. Among the races for U.S. Congress, the paper is backing Arkoosh as well as incumbent Congressmen Chaka Fattah and Bob Brady. They also endorsed Tom Wo...

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PoliticsPA: Arkoosh Endorsed by AFSCME District Council 47

PoliticsPA || Nick Field || May 13, 2014 - With a week left to go before the primary, physician Val Arkoosh announced today that she has been endorsed by the AFSCME District Council 47. The AFSCME DC 47 consists of 3,500 members who work in the non-profit, higher education and government sectors in Philadelphia. The AFSCME stands for the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees. “AFSCME DC 47 has endor...

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