By Ed Diokno
And so begins the first of many anticipated battles.
Meeting in Washington D.C. Friday, civil rights leaders from The Leadership Conference, the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, the National Action Network, the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., … Read more
By Ed Diokno
By Sid Sharma
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
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… Read more
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
There’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
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
An 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.
Louisiana 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
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