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Indian American PAC Dedicated to Elect Donald Trump

posted by Randall
AD Amar with Donald Trump

AD Amar with Donald Trump

By Sid Sharma
@SidSharma

I was surprised (to put it mildly) when I found out that there was an Indian American PAC dedicated to the electoral victory of Donald Trump. The shock comes from looking at a well-known statistical picture: most Indian Americans vote Democrat and have done so overwhelmingly … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Blog: Gov. Nikki Haley Needs to Take an Ethnic Studies Class to Understand America’s Racial History

posted by Randall
Nikki Haley gives GOP response to the State of the Union

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley gave the Republican rebuttal to President Obama’s State of the Union.

By Ed Diokno

Fresh off her rebuttal to President Obama’s final State of the Union, the Indian American South Carolina governor responded to a reporter asking  what prompted her critical statements about some Republican’s positions on immigrants. Haley  clarified

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Blogs

Politico: Party of White Men Slow to Shed Image

posted by Randall

Bobby JindalIf the Republican party line is to believed, the GOP took over the Senate in the midterm elections by expanding its base beyond white voters.

Republicans have made a concerted effort to run minority candidates as a sign all our welcomed in the Grand Old Party. Pictures of a sea of white delegates at the … Read more

Asian Americans

Mother Jones: Asian Republican Coalition a Bit Suspect

posted by Randall

Allan FungThere’s been a lot of talk this year about Republicans expanding their tent and reaching out to Asian Americans and other minorities.

Mother Jones reports the Asian Republican Coalition formed to boost that effort has endorsed just 5 candidates–four are white  and one is Asian American, Republican candidate for governor in Rhode Island, Allan Fung … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

NOLA: Gov @BobbyJindal parodied on SNL

posted by Randall

Nasim PedradYou know you’ve made the national scene when you get parodied on Saturday Night Live.

SNL cast member Nasim Pedrad in a bit of gender bending portrayed Louisiana Governor and likely presidential candidate Bobby Jindal in a sketch about the new Republican party, reports NOLA.

The actress was born in Iran and immigrated with her … Read more

Politics

Think Progress: #Asian Americans Deserting @GOP

posted by Randall

BallotAn analysis by  Think Progress shows Republicans are facing a monumental task to win back the Asian American vote.

Asian Americans overwhelmingly voted for Barack Obama in 2012 by 73 percent to 26 percent, a trend that has been growing since the 1996 presidential race.

Republicans are vowing to turn that around, pledging 10 million Read more

Politics

Town Hall: @BobbyJindal Launches Campaign to Change #GOP Image

posted by Randall

Gov Bobby JindallLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal with his eyes on a presidential run for the GOP nomination in 2016 has launched a new project to change the Republican Party’s flagging image, reports Town Hall.

His program called America Next will include specific proposals on how Republicans can improve health care, education and energy policies.

Jindal says … Read more

Politics

World Magazine: GOP Adding More Color to Revitalize Party

posted by Randall

Young KimYoung Kim (pictured), a candidate for the California State Assembly in Fullerton, declared herself part of the “new face of the Republican Party.”

Those new faces include more Asian American and Hispanic leaders who showed up at the party’s California state convention, according to World Magazine

The party is desperate for a make over with … Read more

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