State Rep. Gerald Brady (D-DE) said he is not running for re-election next year after someone sent his private email containing an anti-Asian slur to the media last week.
The details: In his statement on Monday, Brady explains his recent actions make it difficult to provide the kind of representation all residents of the 4th District expect and deserve, according to WHYY.
Mujtaba Mohammed, the youngest state senator in North Carolina, is encouraging fellow Asian Americans to “write our own narrative” wherever underrepresentation exists.
The 33-year-old, who represents District 38, decided to run for the position in 2018 after Trump’s election, feeling that he “needed to step up.”
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang made such compelling arguments for his platforms that even conservative political pundit Tucker Carlson appeared to be on board for most of them.
During an appearance on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Friday, Yang discussed how American jobs were facing serious threats from automation.
New York entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture For America, is one step closer to making history after the DNC released its criteria for making the Democratic primary debates.
In order to qualify for the debates, candidates will need to:
At an event celebrating Asian Americans and Pacific Islander members of Congress, Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) said that he is “an Asian trapped in a White body.”
Case’s words were shared in a tweet by a policy and data visualization fellow, Nicholas Wu who was attending the event.
Chris Chyung of Dyer, St. Township was elected to represent District 15 in the Indiana State House of Representatives.
The 25-year-old Democrat beat Rep. Hal Slager, a Republican from Schererville, by 82 votes in last month’s election.
Lori Stegmann, the current Multnomah County commissioner in Oregon who has been a Republican for 40 years, announced that she wants to become a Democrat, citing Donald Trump’s misogyny and racism as her reasons for switching.
In her post on Facebook on Thursday, Stegmann explained why she joined the Republican party at 18 when she was still an up and coming civil servant. She shared the party’s worldview and moral compass and praised the conservative leaders who served in the past.
An Indian senate candidate in Massachusetts had a megaphone slammed onto his mouth after calling a man “racist” during a town hall event.
The incident between independent candidate Shiva Ayyadurai and a 74-year-old supporter of his rival, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, took place in Great Barrington, Berkshire County on July 22.
Georgia politicians are calling for the resignation of State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) after an “appalling” appearance on Showtime’s “Who is America?” on Sunday.
Spencer gave an offensive impression of Chinese tourists, yelled the N-word and dropped his underwear to show his buttocks as a “homosexual.”
Shinobu Kandori, a Japanese pro wrestler-turned-politician, was extremely disappointed when her opponent weighed way above the limit for their match scheduled last month.
Kandori, 53, had not competed in mixed martial arts since 2003. She is now a member of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party and the House of Councillors in the Diet, the upper house of the country’s bicameral legislature.
A South Korean politician has been widely criticized by netizens after a video of him lazily pushing his suitcase to his aid at an airport went viral on various social media platforms.
In the clip, Kim Moo Sung, a lawmaker in South Korea, was seen pushing his wheeled luggage nonchalantly towards a waiting attendant without making eye contact at the arrival hall of Gimpo Airport in Seoul on Tuesday.