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Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Get out the Vote Effort Underway in Early Referendum on Trump Presidency

Asian American Get out the Vote Effort Underway in Early Referendum on Trump Presidency

posted by Randall

Get Out the Vote
 
Asians in Georgia?

Come on, people. There are Asians everywhere these days.

Asian American Pacific Islanders make up more than three percent of the population in The Peach State.

A special election is being held there today to replace former Rep Tom Price (R-GA) who is now the nation’s Health and Human Services Secretary. … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Randall Park before Fresh Off the Boat

Randall Park before Fresh Off the Boat

posted by Mandy Day
Randall Park

Randall Park in Baby Mentalist

By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Before there was Fresh Off the Boat or Veep, actor Randall Park’s career consisted of small roles on television and a series of short films. San Diego’s Pacific Arts Movement, the organization behind one of the largest Asian Film Festivals in the United States, … Read more

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Asian American Pacific Islander Presidential Forum draws crowd, but no major candidates to Vegas

posted by Randall
Gary Johnson

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is interviewed by MSNBC’s Richard Lui

By J.Tony Lino
AsAmNews Contributor

 

The most newsworthy thing about Friday’s Asian American Pacific Islander Presidential Forum in Las Vegas is that it took place.

Said to be the largest political town hall of Asian Americans, the event organized by APIAVote and focused around … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 13, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Bill Clinton Calls Trust Issue a “Load of Bull.”

Bill Clinton Calls Trust Issue a “Load of Bull.”

posted by Louis Chan
Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton speaks to a crowd of 2,000 at the AAPI Presidential Forum Photo by Corky Lee

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

Bill Clinton defended his wife Hillary on the trust issue calling the lingering controversy over the email scandal the “biggest load of bull” he’s ever heard.

The former President was one … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on ‘Register to vote’ garners more interest than ‘Kim Kardashian’ in Google Searches

‘Register to vote’ garners more interest than ‘Kim Kardashian’ in Google Searches

posted by Louis Chan
Balloon drop at DNC

Balloons rained down at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.

By Ed Diokno   

I couldn’t believe my eyes! During the last night of the Democratic National Convention, there were more people Googling “register to vote” than “Kim Kardashian.”

By the time that Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton finished her speech, “register to vote’ was … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Why Doesn’t the Media Talk about the Asian American Vote?

Why Doesn’t the Media Talk about the Asian American Vote?

posted by Randall

John King

CNN’s John King

 By Ed Diokno

Thank you John King. The CNN analyst was going over the election results  and he was the only commentator to mention the Asian American vote in the California primary. “The Asian vote is the fastest growing vote in the country,” he said. In the last few years, the rate … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Duckworth Wins Illinois Primary. Eyes U.S. Senate Seat

Duckworth Wins Illinois Primary. Eyes U.S. Senate Seat

posted by Randall
Rep Tammy DuckworthBy Ed Diokno
As expected in the Illinois primary last night , five-term House member Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) has become the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. Her victory in the Illinois primary last night sets the stage for a heated contest versus the incumbent, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk.

 

Duckworth won 63% of the … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 22, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Make Change Today–Register to Vote

Make Change Today–Register to Vote

posted by Randall
Voter Registration DayDo you believe children born in this country should become citizens?

 

Do you believe global warming is a threat to our country?

 

Do you believe Asian Americans deserve a voice in the way this country is run?

 

Regardless how you feel about those issues, if you have an opinion, then you need … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Fortune: First Asian American Running for Citywide Office in DC

Asian Fortune: First Asian American Running for Citywide Office in DC

posted by Randall

Kishan Putta For the first time, an Asian American is running for citywide office in Washington, DC, reports Asian Fortune.

Kishan Putta is running for an at-large seat on the D.C. city council. He has work with the DC government in helping to enroll people for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. He has served as … Read more

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Jun 12, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Vote on the Upswing

Asian American Vote on the Upswing

posted by Randall

voteVoting participation among Asian American is on the upswing, reports APIA Vote.

The latest analysis from the U.S. Census Bureau show more than 3.9 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders voted in 2012. That’s an increase of  more than 500,000 voters from the 2008 presidential election.

It’s the third straight presidential election voting participation among … Read more

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