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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

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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

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SF Chronicle: Ro Khanna Goes After Mike Honda’s Party Base

posted by Randall

Mike Honda

Ro Khanna

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Challenger Ro Khanna has successfully maneuvered in the race for Congress in California’s 17th Congressional District to block eight-time incumbent Mike Honda from automatically receiving the party’s endorsement, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
That means Honda is one of just three California congressman who must fight to win the … Read more

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KPIX: Rep Mike Honda Answers Questions about Ethics Probe

posted by Randall

Mike Honda

Rep Mike Honda (D-Santa Clara) declined to say whether he will be cleared in the ongoing ethics probe investigation of his successful 2014 reelection campaign, reports KPIX.

Honda is accused of using taxpayer resources to generate campaign contributions.

The Office of Congressional Ethics ruled there was evidence of wrongdoing and the matter has now … Read more

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New York Times: Ro Khanna Gets Married in Cleveland

posted by Randall

Ro Khanna & Ritu Ahuja

Congressional candidate Ro Khanna married Ritu Ahuja in a ceremony in Cleveland Saturday, reports the New York Times.

Ahuja worked in marketing at the Italian jeweler Bulgari in New York. She did her undergraduate work at Georgetown and received a masters in communication from Columbia.

Khanna is running for congress in the 17th congressional … Read more

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