Thursday 19th January 2017,

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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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Seema Verma Nominated to Oversee Medicare & Medicaid

posted by Louis Chan
Seema Verma

Seema Verma

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A consultant who worked under Vice President-elect Mike Pence to expand Medicaid in Indiana has been nominated to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Seema Verma is the second South Asian American to be nominated by President-elect Donald Trump. The other is South Carolina Gov. … Read more


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