Wednesday 18th 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

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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

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Mark Kirk Apologizes for Snarky Remark about Tammy Duckworth’s Family

posted by Randall
Tammy Duckworth

Illinois’ Rep. Tammy Duckworth spoke at the 2012 Democratic Convention.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Sen Mark Kirk (R-IL) moved to put the fire out over his tweet denigrating his opponents family that many considered racist.

The one term junior senator sent out a tweet offering his apologies.

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Racist Remark Mars Illinois Senate Debate

posted by Randall

Rep Tammy Duckworth
By Ed Diokno

The tight race for Illinois Senator is getting a bit nasty as the incumbent, Republican Senator Mark Kirk, apparently inspired by the candidate at the top of his party, made a clearly racist and stupid remark during a debate against Democrat Tammy Duckworth,

 

Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran, was talking about … Read more

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Diary of a Clinton Volunteer: “It Made My Heart Swell”

posted by Randall

Hillary Clinton & Tim Kaine Embrace

Hillary Clinton & Tim Kaine Embrace

By Nick Lee
Chinese Americans for Hillary
 
Last night, I wrapped my first Democratic National Convention (DNC) and I was not disappointed. Throughout, I felt that I was at the center of a once in a lifetime opportunity and a true turning point in our history as a … Read more

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Duckworth Wins Illinois Primary. Eyes U.S. Senate Seat

posted by Randall
Rep Tammy DuckworthBy Ed Diokno
As expected in the Illinois primary last night , five-term House member Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) has become the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. Her victory in the Illinois primary last night sets the stage for a heated contest versus the incumbent, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk.

 

Duckworth won 63% of the … Read more

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Blog: GOP Removes Tasteless Tweet about Double Amputee Congresswoman

posted by Randall

 

Tammy Duckworth

Illinois’ Rep. Tammy Duckworth spoke at the 2012 Democratic Convention.

 

By Ed Diokno

I expect to see the Queen of Hearts running around, yelling, “Off with their heads!”

Indeed, the Alice-In-Wonderland nature of this campaign season just keeps getting “curiouser and curiouser”.

 

The National Republican Senatorial Committee quickly deleted a Tweet posted … Read more

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Three Asian Americans Could Be in US Senate in 2017

posted by Randall

Tammy DuckworthRep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)  has announced she is running for the US Senate in Ilinois. She will challenge 1st term Senator Mark Kirk.

Duckworth could potentially be one of at least three Asian Americans in the Senate.

She would join Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and possibly Kamala Harris who is currently the front runner in … Read more

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