Thursday 19th January 2017,

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Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

posted by Randall
Tulsi Gabbard with Bernie Sanders supports

Bernie Sanders Supporters with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. By Darryl Yip

Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) took a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

Donald Trump hasn’t even taken the reigns of power yet and already the handicapping is underway on who will vie to replace him in 2020.

With America coming so close … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Indiaspora Gala will Honor “Fab Five” Indian American Politicians

posted by Cathy Sun
Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) will take a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

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

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Record Number of Asian Americans Could Serve in Congress in 2017

posted by Louis Chan

VoteBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An analysis of the Congressional elections by AsAmNews has projected it’s possible, even likely, a record number of Asian Americans will serve in Congress in 2017, tying or surpassing the record 12 Asian Americans currently serving in Congress.

30 Asian American candidates are running on the November ballot in … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Race Enters California Senate Campaign

posted by Randall

Kamala Harris and Barack ObamaBy Ed Diokno

California Attorney General. Kamala Harris’ bid for the U.S. Senate got a major boost with the endorsement of  both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.


Harris’ opponent in the November election, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, seemed to initially imply that race was a factor in Obama’s endorsement.


In an

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Asian Americans

UPDATED: Asian Americans Extend Their Thoughts and Prayers after Tragic Police Shootings

posted by Louis Chan
Dallas Police Shooting

Screenshot from Cell phone video of Dallas sniper attack from Twitter

By Louis Chan & Ed Diokno
AsAmNews National Writers


(This post has been updated with Congressional response)

Asian American leaders joined the rest of the nation in expressing their heartfelt sadness following the horrendous police shootings that left five police officers dead and several

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Bad Ass Asians

Kamala Harris’ Career Choice Inspired by Civil Rights Giants

posted by Randall
Kamala Harris at the California Democratic Convention

Kamala Harris at the California Democratic Convention

By Ed Diokno
Kamala Harris, California’s Attorney General, hopes to become the state’s first Indian American U.S. Senator. If she wins, she would also become the state’s first African American U.S. Senator. She’s running for the seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is retiring after … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

LA Times: California State Attorney’s Views on Crime Shaped by Race

posted by Randall

Kamala Harris

It’s not a topic you hear California State Attorney General Kamala Harris talk alot about–race.

As she herself puts it, “I don’t feel compelled to sing long ballads about my experiences with injustice,” she told Michael Finnegan of the Los Angeles Times.

Harris, who is running to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, opposes … Read more


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