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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

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

Blogs

Dec 31, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: AAPI Lawmakers Will Be in a Familiar Spot – in the Minority

Blog: AAPI Lawmakers Will Be in a Familiar Spot – in the Minority

posted by Randall
Rep Tammy Duckworth

Senator-Elect Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

By Ed Diokno

With 18 House Representatives and U.S. Senators, including two non-voting members from the  territories of America Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands, the 115th Congress will have the most Asian American and Pacific Islander members ever. From the day they officially sit in their Capitol offices, they will face … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on President Obama Grants Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino American Veterans

President Obama Grants Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino American Veterans

posted by Louis Chan
Rescission Act

On Feb. 18, 1946, the Rescission Act was signed taking away the rights, benefits and honors promised to 250,000 Filipino WWII veterans who fought with the American soldiers against the invading Japanese military.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent.

 

President Obama has signed a bill into law that awards the Congressional Gold Medal to … Read more

Filipino American

Dec 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino WWII Veterans’ Deeds and Sacrifices Recognized by U.S. Congress

Filipino WWII Veterans’ Deeds and Sacrifices Recognized by U.S. Congress

posted by Randall

By Ed Diokno

In the late afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 30, the House passed … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 29, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino WWII Vets Running Out of Time to be Recognized

Filipino WWII Vets Running Out of Time to be Recognized

posted by Randall
Rep Tulsi Gabbard

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii urges passage of HR2737.

By Ed Diokno

This is a critical time for Filipino veterans of World War II in their quest for recognition. If they are to get the Congressional Gold Medal for their service, the act that would grant them that honor would have to be passed before … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on AAPI Supporter of Bernie Sanders Meets with Donald Trump

AAPI Supporter of Bernie Sanders Meets with Donald Trump

posted by Louis Chan

Tulsi Gabbard with Bernie Sanders supports

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

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Rep Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), an outspoken supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primary, has met with President-elect Donald Trump, reports CNN.
 
The pair may not be as an odd of couple that first appears … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Record Number of Asian American Pacific Islanders Elected to Congress

Record Number of Asian American Pacific Islanders Elected to Congress

posted by Louis Chan
Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy became the first Vietnamese American woman elected to Congress

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

As AsAmNews predicted, voters elected a record number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Congress Tuesday.

16 AAPI voting members of Congress were elected, surpassing by 2 the previous record.

Those elected include California Attorney General … Read more

Crime

Sep 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on KHON: Man Arrested on Charges of Threatening Hawaii Senator Hirono & Rep Gabbard

KHON: Man Arrested on Charges of Threatening Hawaii Senator Hirono & Rep Gabbard

posted by Randall
Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

A man who used to live in Hawaii has been arrested in Tennessee and charged with threatening the lives of Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), reports KHON.

Keahiokahonua Stewart, 36, was arrested at his home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee near Nashville.

He’s accused of sending threatening … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Aug 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Indian Express: Postal Service to Issue Diwali Stamp

Indian Express: Postal Service to Issue Diwali Stamp

posted by Randall

Diwali StampSignaling greater acceptance of Indian Americans into the mainstream, the U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp commemorating the Hindu festival of Diwali or Festival of Lights.

The stamp is the result of 7 years of lobbying, reports New Indian Express.

“This has been a long and arduous process but this act by the … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on DNC Notebook: AAPI Participants Passionately Involved in the Political Process

DNC Notebook: AAPI Participants Passionately Involved in the Political Process

posted by Randall
Tulsi Gabbard nominates Bernie Sanders

Tulsi Gabbard walks onto the stage of the Democratic National Convention to nominate Bernie Sanders for President

By Ed Diokno

 

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard  (D-Hawaii) did get her moment at the Democratic National Convention when she nominated Sen. Bernie Sanders for President.
Gabbard was vice chair of the Democratic National Committee and butted heads with … Read more

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