Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined together at a news conference as part of a day of action for Dreamers and TPS
About 150 Asian Americans and Blacks marched in solidarity on Capitol Hill Tuesday to demand passage of protection on … Read more
Indian American journalist, businesswoman, and entrepreneur Anita Malik is running in 2018 to represent the 6th District of Arizona in Congress. Diya TV USA reports that the first-time candidate is hoping to take the seat of third term incumbent David Schweikert.
Given her experience as COO of a content marketing company, ClearVoice, it is no … Read more
First term Congressional Rep Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) is calling for more stringent gun laws in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre.
She is one of several Asian American leaders who have used the shooting to reiterate the importance of stringent gun laws.
“Gun violence is a public health crisis that … Read more
Rep Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) is reportedly considering a run for governor of Hawaii.
If she does, she will go up against fellow Asian American, Governor David Ige.
Ige in his first term, has an approval rating of just 48 percent and a disapproval rating of 42 percent.
Civil Beat reports speculation of … Read more
Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced her first bill on Thursday that would provide legal counsel to those held or detained while trying to enter the U.S., reports USA Today.
The Access to Counsel Act would allow lawyers to provide legal counsel by phone or video if they cannot physically be present. It would also … Read more
Hundreds gathered in Exposition Park in Los Angeles to rally in support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, reports CBS Los Angeles.
The rally was one of several across the country held Sunday.
The Senate and House have begun clearing the way for the repeal of many major provisions of … Read more
The annual Indiaspora Gala in Washington, D.C., which has traditionally celebrated the presidential inauguration, will instead this year celebrate the great advancement of Indian Americans in politics.
The Gala will celebrate the “Fab Five” Indian Americans recently elected or … Read more
25 hours later, our #sit-in is ending, but not our resolve. TY to everybody who sent support. We CAN make Americans safe from gun violence!
— Judy Chu (@RepJudyChu) June 23, 2016
By Ed Diokno
The sit in in the chambers of the House of Representatives just ended minutes ago. (June 23).
24-year-old Lindy Li isn’t letting her youth stop her from achieving her goals.
Li has declared her candidacy for Congress in Pennsylvania, and if elected, would be the youngest woman ever to serve in all of Congress.
The soon to be 25-year old would be 26 by next year’s election, one year older than the … Read more