By Kevin McGill Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Another Republican is joining the U.S. Senate race in Louisiana. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao announced his candidacy March 1 in a news release. Cao became the nation’s first Vietnamese American congressman with his unexpected defeated of a scandal-plagued incumbent Democrat, William Jefferson, in 2008. Two […]
By Melinda Deslatte The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has won a second term in office, after his only competitor dropped out of the race. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao filed paperwork Tuesday formally withdrawing from the election, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office said. “After meeting […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao, the Vietnamese American Republican who won, then lost a mostly Black, mostly Democratic
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A few weeks ago, my blog, “We could’ve done better for Joseph Cao” stirred up controversy in the Vietnamese community. I wrote that the amount raised for Louisiana Congressman Cao was low in Seattle.
Ninette Cheng, your journalist, was at the meeting with Congressman [Joseph] Cao. She wrote an article about the meeting.
Some are speculating that it could be one vote that ends U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao’s career. Cao was the only Republican who voted for President Obama’s health care plan, HR-3962.
First, Gen. Shinseki was nominated by President-elect Obama to be the next Veterans Affairs secretary. Steven Chu was also nominated as Energy secretary. Then we learned that Anh “Joseph” Cao made history in Louisiana by becoming the first Vietnamese American to serve in Congress. To finish off the week, Yahoo top dog Qi Lu was hired by Microsoft to run its online services business, a prestigious position …