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Before Andrew Yang, He Was the First Asian American Man to Run for U.S. President

Being the first Asian American elected to the United States Senate five years prior, the late, great Senator Hiram L. Fong had an opportunity to bring his statesmanship and vision to the White House in 1965.

But as the fates would have it, Fong ended up serving his constituents as a senator for nearly two decades, from 1959 to 1977, according to the Associated Press.

‘Asian for President’ Google Searches are Spiking Because of Andrew Yang

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Google searches for the term “Asian for president” have been on the rise since Democrat Andrew Yang has been on the offensive for the 2020 elections.

Yang, 44, filed to run for the highest office in the land with the Federal Election Commission on Nov. 6, 2017. With this bid, he left his post as chief executive officer of Venture for America, an entrepreneurial non-profit he had founded in 2011.

Andrew Yang Fears the ‘increasingly insecure White majority’ May Start ‘shooting up a bunch of Asians’

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Andrew Yang reportedly believes that America may be close to seeing some people shoot Asians — and that they could be White people becoming “more hostile” over time.

The Democratic presidential candidate raised his worries in a video from last year, which resurfaced on social media as his policies of universal basic income, Medicare-for-all and human-centered capitalism gain more recognition.