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What Our Nation’s Leadership Must Do to Overcome COVID-19

March 28, 2020 - News Stories

The Examiner

By Evelyn Farkas

When faced with the deadliest global pandemic in modern history, the President of the United States said that states “shouldn’t be blaming the federal government for their own shortcomings. We are there to back you up...

Farkas Transforms Congressional Campaign in Response to COVID-19

March 24, 2020 -

Patch

Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, has announced a new digital forum series to kick off March 25 as part of a new campaign approach designed in response to the coronavirus.

With...

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Jane Lynch Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress

March 10, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that actress, advocate, and philanthropist...

Greenburgh & Rye Democratic Committees Approve Farkas' Campaign

March 03, 2020 - News Stories

Patch

Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, has announced the Democratic Committee of the Town of Greenburgh and the Rye Town Democratic Committee in Westchester County have voted to approve her...

Evelyn Farkas ’89: Her Career in Foreign Policy, Congressional Campaign.

March 01, 2020 - News Stories

The College Reporter

Courtesy of Wikipedia

Evelyn Farkas graduated from Franklin and Marshall in 1989. She has worked in the field of foreign policy ever since, spending time working under President Obama in the Department of Defense. Farkas has worked for the Senate Armed Services Committee, the...

Greenburgh Democratic Committee Votes to Approve Evelyn Farkas’ Campaign for Congress

February 23, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that the Democratic Committee of the Town of Greenburgh voted to approve her candidacy. Greenburgh, a town in Westchester...

Conversation with Chappaqua Native and National Security Expert Evelyn Farkas And Now Congressional Candidate for the 17th District

February 22, 2020 - News Stories

The Inside Press

An interview with the very accomplished Evelyn Farkas might have started ‘anywhere’ but we started with her raison d’etre for being ‘back in Chappaqua,’ her childhood home, and her ‘connection’ to the 17th District: “I grew up here, and I never really left… I don’t have my own nuclear family, so...

U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress

February 19, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio has endorsed her campaign to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey in...

Evelyn Farkas Visits Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living

February 14, 2020 - Press Release

Mount Kisko, NY — Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, recently visited Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living. The new site, which opened in January,...

Meet Evelyn Farkas, the former Defense Department official running to succeed Nita Lowey

February 14, 2020 - News Stories

Jewish Insider

Evelyn Farkas hadn’t planned to run for Congress.

The 52-year-old Chappaqua Democrat now vying for a seat in New York’s 17th congressional district is a veteran public servant, having worked most recently — from 2012 to 2015 — as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia,...

John Kerry, 'Squad' member make picks in race to succeed Nita Lowey

February 11, 2020 - News Stories

lohud

One-time Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry and a member of “The Squad” are the latest to make picks in a crowded primary to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley is announcing she’s supporting Mondaire Jones, a South Nyack resident looking to become the first...

Former Secretary of State John Kerry Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress

February 10, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that former Secretary of State John Kerry has endorsed her campaign to succeed retiring Rep. Nita...

CD17 Fund raising: deep diving into the numbers, NYCD17

February 07, 2020 - News Stories

NYCD17.com

By now, followers of the NY CD17 Democratic race are aware of the 2019 4th quarter campaign financial numbers posted by the candidates at www.fec.gov/. Eight candidates reported their 4th quarter results as follows:

OCT-DEC. 2019 FUNDRAISING...

Fundraising Haul Establishes Clear Momentum Behind Evelyn Farkas In Race to Succeed Nita Lowey

February 05, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — The latest FEC disclosures show that Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, has established strong momentum in the race to succeed Rep. Nita Lowey.

In...

Transcript: Evelyn Farkas talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters"

February 05, 2020 - News Stories

CBS News

FORMER SENIOR PENTAGON OFFICIAL-TURNED-CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE ON RUNNING FOR OFFICE

In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia during the Obama...

Evelyn Farkas Announces Pledge to Refuse Campaign Contributions from Fossil Fuel Lobbyists

February 03, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that she will not accept any campaign contributions from organizations or individuals who lobby for...

U.S. Rep. Malinowski Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress, Citing Federal Legislative Experience

January 28, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski of New Jersey has endorsed her campaign to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey in New York’...

Sen. Bob Graham Endorses Evelyn Farkas’ Campaign for Congress

January 23, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced Bob Graham, former Governor of Florida, U.S. Senator, and Chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism, endorsed her campaign to...

Race to replace Nita Lowey: Evelyn Farkas announces $460K campaign haul

January 03, 2020 - News Stories

lohud

Democrat Evelyn Farkas said she has raised more than $460,000 in the six weeks since she joined the crowd to replace longtime Rep. Nita Lowey.

Farkas, a Chappaqua resident and former deputy assistant secretary of defense under President Barack Obama, is part of a crop of at least eight...

Evelyn Farkas, Former Obama National Security Official and Candidate for NY-17, Raises Over $460,000 in First Six Weeks of Campaign

January 03, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced her campaign raised over $460,000 by the first filing deadline, just six weeks since she launched.

“I’m honored that so many people contributed to our...

Farkas Statement on Anti-Semitic Domestic Terrorist Attack in Monsey

December 29, 2019 -

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate to represent New York’s 17th congressional district, released the following statement in response to the horrific anti-Semitic attack in Monsey:

“Last night’s stabbing was a cruel and cowardly act of domestic...

Evelyn Farkas, Former Obama National Security Official and Candidate for NY-17, Raises Over $235,000 in First Week of Campaign

November 25, 2019 - Press Release

Chappaqua, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced her campaign raised over $235,000 since launching last Monday. With over 1,200 contributions, at an average of less than $200, Farkas demonstrates strong...

What Our Nation’s Leadership Must Do to Overcome COVID-19

March 28, 2020 - News Stories

The Examiner

By Evelyn Farkas

When faced with the deadliest global pandemic in modern history, the President of the United States said that states “shouldn’t be blaming the federal government for their own shortcomings. We are there to back you up...

Greenburgh & Rye Democratic Committees Approve Farkas' Campaign

March 03, 2020 - News Stories

Patch

Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, has announced the Democratic Committee of the Town of Greenburgh and the Rye Town Democratic Committee in Westchester County have voted to approve her...

Evelyn Farkas ’89: Her Career in Foreign Policy, Congressional Campaign.

March 01, 2020 - News Stories

The College Reporter

Courtesy of Wikipedia

Evelyn Farkas graduated from Franklin and Marshall in 1989. She has worked in the field of foreign policy ever since, spending time working under President Obama in the Department of Defense. Farkas has worked for the Senate Armed Services Committee, the...

Conversation with Chappaqua Native and National Security Expert Evelyn Farkas And Now Congressional Candidate for the 17th District

February 22, 2020 - News Stories

The Inside Press

An interview with the very accomplished Evelyn Farkas might have started ‘anywhere’ but we started with her raison d’etre for being ‘back in Chappaqua,’ her childhood home, and her ‘connection’ to the 17th District: “I grew up here, and I never really left… I don’t have my own nuclear family, so...

Meet Evelyn Farkas, the former Defense Department official running to succeed Nita Lowey

February 14, 2020 - News Stories

Jewish Insider

Evelyn Farkas hadn’t planned to run for Congress.

The 52-year-old Chappaqua Democrat now vying for a seat in New York’s 17th congressional district is a veteran public servant, having worked most recently — from 2012 to 2015 — as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia,...

John Kerry, 'Squad' member make picks in race to succeed Nita Lowey

February 11, 2020 - News Stories

lohud

One-time Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry and a member of “The Squad” are the latest to make picks in a crowded primary to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley is announcing she’s supporting Mondaire Jones, a South Nyack resident looking to become the first...

CD17 Fund raising: deep diving into the numbers, NYCD17

February 07, 2020 - News Stories

NYCD17.com

By now, followers of the NY CD17 Democratic race are aware of the 2019 4th quarter campaign financial numbers posted by the candidates at www.fec.gov/. Eight candidates reported their 4th quarter results as follows:

OCT-DEC. 2019 FUNDRAISING...

Transcript: Evelyn Farkas talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters"

February 05, 2020 - News Stories

CBS News

FORMER SENIOR PENTAGON OFFICIAL-TURNED-CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE ON RUNNING FOR OFFICE

In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia during the Obama...

Race to replace Nita Lowey: Evelyn Farkas announces $460K campaign haul

January 03, 2020 - News Stories

lohud

Democrat Evelyn Farkas said she has raised more than $460,000 in the six weeks since she joined the crowd to replace longtime Rep. Nita Lowey.

Farkas, a Chappaqua resident and former deputy assistant secretary of defense under President Barack Obama, is part of a crop of at least eight...

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Jane Lynch Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress

March 10, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that actress, advocate, and philanthropist...

Greenburgh Democratic Committee Votes to Approve Evelyn Farkas’ Campaign for Congress

February 23, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that the Democratic Committee of the Town of Greenburgh voted to approve her candidacy. Greenburgh, a town in Westchester...

U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress

February 19, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio has endorsed her campaign to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey in...

Evelyn Farkas Visits Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living

February 14, 2020 - Press Release

Mount Kisko, NY — Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, recently visited Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living. The new site, which opened in January,...

Former Secretary of State John Kerry Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress

February 10, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that former Secretary of State John Kerry has endorsed her campaign to succeed retiring Rep. Nita...

Fundraising Haul Establishes Clear Momentum Behind Evelyn Farkas In Race to Succeed Nita Lowey

February 05, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — The latest FEC disclosures show that Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, has established strong momentum in the race to succeed Rep. Nita Lowey.

In...

Evelyn Farkas Announces Pledge to Refuse Campaign Contributions from Fossil Fuel Lobbyists

February 03, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that she will not accept any campaign contributions from organizations or individuals who lobby for...

U.S. Rep. Malinowski Endorses Evelyn Farkas for Congress, Citing Federal Legislative Experience

January 28, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski of New Jersey has endorsed her campaign to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey in New York’...

Sen. Bob Graham Endorses Evelyn Farkas’ Campaign for Congress

January 23, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced Bob Graham, former Governor of Florida, U.S. Senator, and Chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism, endorsed her campaign to...

Evelyn Farkas, Former Obama National Security Official and Candidate for NY-17, Raises Over $460,000 in First Six Weeks of Campaign

January 03, 2020 - Press Release

Elmsford, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced her campaign raised over $460,000 by the first filing deadline, just six weeks since she launched.

“I’m honored that so many people contributed to our...

Evelyn Farkas, Former Obama National Security Official and Candidate for NY-17, Raises Over $235,000 in First Week of Campaign

November 25, 2019 - Press Release

Chappaqua, NY — Today, Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced her campaign raised over $235,000 since launching last Monday. With over 1,200 contributions, at an average of less than $200, Farkas demonstrates strong...