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Rep Hanabusa Reportedly Considering Run for Governor

posted by Randall

Rep Colleen HanabusaRep 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.
 
David Ige
Civil Beat reports speculation of … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive,  to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.

The Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Record Number of Asian American Pacific Islanders Elected to Congress

Record Number of Asian American Pacific Islanders Elected to Congress

posted by Louis Chan
Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy became the first Vietnamese American woman elected to Congress

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

As AsAmNews predicted, voters elected a record number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Congress Tuesday.

16 AAPI voting members of Congress were elected, surpassing by 2 the previous record.

Those elected include California Attorney General … Read more

Blogs

Nov 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: What Just Happened?

Blog: What Just Happened?

posted by Randall

President Donald Trump

 

By Ed Diokno

 

I’m numb. What just happened?

President Donald Trump. Excuse me, I feel sick to my stomach.

It’s devastating to someone who believes in a pluralistic society, that diversity is an asset.

Donald Trump just scored the most stunning upset in the history of the United States — maybe in the

Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Update: Turnout of Asian American Voters High in Battleground States

Update: Turnout of Asian American Voters High in Battleground States

posted by Louis Chan
Vote multilingual

KPCC
No matter what language you speak, you have the right to vote!

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Asian Americans in early voting have turned out in record numbers in several battleground ground states, according to the AAPI Victory Fund.
The fund is an Asian American Superpac which has come out in support … Read more

Politics

Apr 13, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Policy Shop: Study Finds Asian Americans Rocked the Vote in 2012

Policy Shop: Study Finds Asian Americans Rocked the Vote in 2012

posted by Randall

voteNew results out from a post-election survey of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders found that nearly 8 out of 10 eligible AAPI voters cast a ballot in 2012, reports the Policy Shop.

The 79 percent turnout from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders surpassed by more than 20 percentage points the turnout from the general population. … Read more

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