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Senator Kamala Harris co-sponsors Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill

Senator Kamala Harris co-sponsors Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill

posted by Ed Diokno

 

SHE WILL DENY it, but, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., sure looks like she is planning a run for president in 2020 when she told a crowd of mostly liberal activists that she plans to co-sponsor a “Medicare-for-all” bill that would create a national health insurance system.

By taking that stand, she pivoted away Read more

Blogs

Aug 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senator Kamala Harris Stands Up to the President on His Charlottesville Statement

Senator Kamala Harris Stands Up to the President on His Charlottesville Statement

posted by Tanvi Wattal

SF DA Kamala Harris

Photo by Glennia

By Tanvi Wattal
AsAmNews Intern

Over the past couple of months we have seen bigotry, hate, and racism emerge with the election of Donald Trump. With the Charlottesville incident, this has become more evident than ever. In this time of desperation, when we need our president the most, he has failed to … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Male Colleagues Disrupt Sen. Kamala Harris During Russian Probe

Male Colleagues Disrupt Sen. Kamala Harris During Russian Probe

posted by Olivia Wolf
Kamala Harris at the California Democratic Convention

Kamala Harris at the California Democratic Convention

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was interrupted again by her male colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee probing the Russian involvement in the Presidential election. This time it happened during her questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reports NBC News.

Employing the Department of Justice’s policy that prohibits … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senator Kamala Harris Preps to Question Former FBI Director Comey Thursday

Senator Kamala Harris Preps to Question Former FBI Director Comey Thursday

posted by Randall

The testimony of former FBI director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday will be broadcast live on both cable news and broadcast outlets.

Among those scheduled to question him is first year California Senator Kamala Harris who has taken the mantle as an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration and who’s name … Read more

Asian Americans

May 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Senate Passes Bill to Recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Senate Passes Bill to Recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

posted by Jiayi Sun

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution to recognize the month of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Thursday.

Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) led the bill to celebrate the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

Sen. … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

May 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris talks Healthcare on Popular Podcast and Takes to Twitter

Sen. Kamala Harris talks Healthcare on Popular Podcast and Takes to Twitter

posted by Brittney Le

Kamala Harris on Pod Save AmericaA sold out live presentation of the popular podcast Pod Save America took the stage on Saturday in San Francisco with special guest star Sen. Kamala Harris, reports CBS San Francisco.

“Pod Save America” is a political podcast hosted by four former Obama administration staffers who discuss the latest news in politics, and, since … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Kamala Harris calls U.S.-Mexico Wall “a stupid use of money”

Sen. Kamala Harris calls U.S.-Mexico Wall “a stupid use of money”

posted by Brittney Le
US Mexico Border Fence

This fence runs across a beach. On one side is Border Field State Park, San Diego, USA; on the other side is Tijuana, Mexico. By V.T. Polywoda 

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the first Indian American to serve in the Senate, called President Trump’s plans for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border “a stupid use of money” … Read more

Blogs

Mar 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Critics Lambast Trump’s New Muslim Ban

Critics Lambast Trump’s New Muslim Ban

posted by Randall
Muslim ban protest at SFO

When the first Muslim Ban executive order was first implemented in January, protests like the one above at San Francisco International Airport, broke out across the country.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

No matter how you try to couch it, yesterday’s “new” Executive Order restricting travel from six Muslim-dominated countries is still a … Read more

Blogs

Mar 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on A Softer, ‘Presidential’ Tone Doesn’t Change Trump’s Policies, Say AAPI Critics & Doubters

A Softer, ‘Presidential’ Tone Doesn’t Change Trump’s Policies, Say AAPI Critics & Doubters

posted by Randall
Rep Judy Chu Reacts to Presidential Address

Rep. Judy Chu, right, expresses her displeasure of President Trump’s comments.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

Sorry, Trump fans. Just because Donald Trump proved he could read a teleprompter and he could speak with an “indoor voice,” as one pundit described Trump’s performance at the Joint Session of Congress, does not make

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