The Voce Italian newspaper hosted a candidates’ forum on Sunday at Casa Italiana, to provide an opportunity to candidates running for the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies to present their positions and to meet with the Italian community in Washington. Candidates from all the lists, except the PD, participated. The participants were: Dom Serafini (PDL), Simone Lolli (M5S), Giorgio Mosconi (Fare), Melo Cicala (Insieme President), and Vincenzo Arcobelli (lista Monti). Francesco Isgro, Executive Editor of Voce Italiana moderated the debate.
The event was co-sponsored by the Lido Civic Club, the Abruzzi & Molise Heritage Society, the national Council for the Promotion of the Italian Language in American Schools (COPILAS), and the Sons of Italy International Lodge.