Wednesday 18th January 2017,

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Cancer Sidelines Political Career of Rep Mark Takai

posted by Louis Chan

Rep Mark TakeiBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Statements of support are pouring in following the recent announcement by first term Hawaii Rep Mark Takai (D-HI) that he will not seek re-election because his cancer is spreading.

Takai beat a crowded field of candidates to win his first term in 2014. He announced his decision on Thursday. … Read more

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Rep King of New York Refusing to Apologize for Using anti-Japanese Slur

posted by Louis Chan

Rep Peter King

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent


Rep Peter King (R-NY) is attempting to justify his use of a racial slur during a national cable news interview with MSNBC.

King appearing on the Morning Joe used the word when criticizing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s stance on homeland security.

“I don’t know if he’s thought … Read more

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Asian Americans Applaud Big Step in Halting Racial Profiling in Espionage Cases

posted by Randall

Xiaoxing Xi

Xiaoxing Xi

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
New rules prompted by false accusations of espionage made against Chinese American scientists are being praised by members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC).

The rules add an extra layer of oversight and members of APAC hope this will slow racial profiling and overzealous … Read more

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