Sen. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl, making her the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office. The Illinois Democrat announced she delivered her second daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, on April 9. Her office says Duckworth is recovering well and asked for privacy. Duckworth, a 50-year-old veteran who lost her […]
By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that’s the way she likes it. The decorated Iraq War veteran who lost both legs when her helicopter was shot down is an Asian-American woman in the mostly white, mostly male and very fusty Senate. And […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Election night was a good night for Asian and Pacific Americans — not only in Washington State but also nationwide.