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Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

posted by Louis Chan

AALDEF 2016 Vote

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An election day survey of nearly 14,000 Asian American voters from 55 cities and 14 states has found 30 percent of those polled were first-time voters.

That’s a three percent increase from a similar poll in 2012 also conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund .… Read more

Blogs

Jan 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

posted by Randall

2016

By Ed Diokno
 
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
 
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more

Blogs

Feb 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Eyewitness about KKK: “I’m speechless” Trump Trumps Opponents in Nevada

Blog: Eyewitness about KKK: “I’m speechless” Trump Trumps Opponents in Nevada

posted by Randall
KKK Supports Donald Trump

KKK Supports Donald Trump

By Ed Diokno
 

When the dust settled in the Republican Caucus in Nevada, it wasn’t even close. Billionaire Donald Trump won more than double the votes of his nearest rival, Marco Rubio. Just behind Rubio was Sen. Ted Cruz.

 

“We love Nevada. We love Nevada,” said Trump in … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 17, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Gov. Nikki Haley Needs to Take an Ethnic Studies Class to Understand America’s Racial History

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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Asian Americans

Nov 2, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Dissecting Why Asian Americans Abandoned the Republican Party, Yet All Is not Hopeless for the GOP

Dissecting Why Asian Americans Abandoned the Republican Party, Yet All Is not Hopeless for the GOP

posted by Randall

Voting

No ethnic group has abandoned the Republican Party faster than Asian Americans, according to The Conversation, yet the Grand Old Party is working hard to turn that around.

Two decades ago 74 percent of the Asian American vote went to the GOP. Since then the Democratic share of the vote has increased from 36 … Read more

Blogs

Dec 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Politico: Party of White Men Slow to Shed Image

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

Oct 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Mother Jones: Asian Republican Coalition a Bit Suspect

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

Chinese American

May 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Shift decidedly toward Democrats. Republicans scrambling

Asian Americans Shift decidedly toward Democrats. Republicans scrambling

posted by Randall

Asian Pacific Democratic ClubAn analysis by the Gallup Poll has concluded Asian Americans have shifted toward the Democrats in the 21st century more than any other ethnic group.

This as Republicans scramble to win them back.

The New York Times reports Asian Americans have been alienated by the Republican party core constituency of evangelists and the party’s resistance … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on NOLA: Gov @BobbyJindal parodied on SNL

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

East Asian American

Los Angeles Times: Republicans face long odds in winning back Asian American vote

posted by Randall

voteAsian Americans have run away from the Republican party in the last 20 years faster than any other voting group, reports the Los Angeles Times.

That isn’t news to Asian Americans who follow politics closely, but perhaps what is news is the Republicans struggle to win that vote back.

The Grand Old Party which … Read more

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