Washington state Sen. Cyrus Habib (D–Bellevue) was selected end of January to serve on the Platform Committee for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Appointed by DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and ratified by the DNC Executive Committee, Habib is one of 25 party leaders and elected officials slated for the platform committee. This summer, he […]
All things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It’s the ubiquitous question on everyone’s lips on the first day of school, “How did you spend your summer vacation?”
By Assunta Ng The Democratic candidates said we were, at the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina. For the Asian Weekly, the answer is also yes. But the real question is, are we better off because of President Barack Obama?
Asian Americans around the country have made history in 2009 in their efforts to become part of the political realm.
What was it that kept myself and other Obama supporters looking for just one more votes as we knocked on doors in the hot Iowa summer? What propelled us to ignore our frozen feet as we hunted for votes in the bitter New Hampshire winter? Why did we ignore our homework and yard work and other mundane tasks so that we could make countless calls from a crowded back room in a Virginia campaign office?