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Sam Husseini is a writer and political activist. He is the communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a D.C.-based nonprofit group that promotes progressive experts as alternative sources for mainstream media reporters. He formerly worked at the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and at the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting.
He founded the webpage VotePact.org which encourages disenchanted Democrats to pair up with disenchanted Republicans and both vote the third parties and independent candidates.
He founded the webpage WashingtonStakeout.com which features him pointedly questioning political figures as they leave the Sunday morning talkshows.
In 2011, he was suspended by the National Press Club's executive director after asking Saudi former ambassador and spy master Turki a point question about the legitimacy of the Saudi regime at the Press Club. The ethics committee of the Club overturned the suspension.
Husseini has written about U.S. media coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict and of religion.  In 1994, he suggested that General Electric's many felony convictions should make the corporation ineligible to hold broadcast licenses.
Husseini wrote the article "Follow the Policy: Why So Long for Iraq to Comply?" shortly before the invasion of Iraq. The piece purported to explain why Iraq had not complied with the United Nations' disarmament demands.
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