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Asian Voters

Asian Voices: Progressives, Are You Listening?

Jarryd Willis | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Jarryd Willis

Asian-Americans appear to be the only large (and growing) voting group whose interests align with the Democratic Party and yet they are rarely afforded the same share of the 'debate spotlight' as social issues relevant to women, LGBT, Black, Hispanic, religious minority, middle-income and low-income voters.

Elise Foley

Dreamers Celebrate Obama's Win, Gear Up For Immigration Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON --- Nayeli Manzano, 16, nervously watched Tuesday's election results roll in with her family. She is undocumented, as are her parents, and ...

Immigration: Not Debated but Still Important

Erwin de Leon | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Two reports reveal that immigration is not a top issue for immigrant communities. Nonetheless, politicians and political parties should not take these numbers as an indication that immigration is not important to communities of color.

Survey Reveals Asians Are a Voting Bloc that Cannot Be Ignored

Erwin de Leon | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Voters, regardless of their race or ethnicity, will support candidates they can identify with and who they believe understand their concerns. Asian Americans still feel invisible and ignored, but they are ready to take their seat at the table.

Political Endorsement Reveals Rift in Filipino Community

Erwin de Leon | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Last week, the Filipino American Families of America in Politics (FAFAP), a new group in the Filipino-American stronghold of Nevada, endorsed Republican U.S. senatorial candidate Dean Heller -- and in the process revealed fissures in the Filipino community.

Minority Population Growing, Dispersing: Fewer Congressional Districts Are Predominantly White

The March of Diversity | Saturday, December 19, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Hispanics providing the principal engine, the nation's minority population is not only increasing but also dispersing beyond the big cities where...

Conservatives' Race-Baiting Miscalculation

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

From not-so-subtle euphemisms to open slurring, how much is conservative race-baiting going to cost the Republicans? Probably the presidency.