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House Lawmakers Can Now Purchase Menstrual Products With Office Funds
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) said she ordered that tampons be available for purchase at the House supply store with office funds.
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Rep. Grace Meng Announces First Dreamer Rhodes Scholar As State Of The Union Guest
Meng says Jin Park, an undocumented college student, will help highlight the inaction regarding DACA.
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China Says 'Unaware' Of Alleged Threats Against Ex-Interpol President's Wife
Meng Hongwei's wife says she received a threatening phone call from a man speaking Chinese one week after her husband went missing.
Developers Pull Plug On Racist 'Dirty Chinese Restaurant' Video Game
The developers said they would like to make "a sincere and formal apology to the Chinese community."
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Salvadoran Immigrant Dies In ICE Custody As Detainee Deaths Rise
This fiscal year's deaths of ICE detainees are the most since 2011.
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Immigrant Detainees May Be Dying Because Of Inadequate Care, Doctors Say
Advocates fear it could get worse under President Donald Trump.
Where Are Asian Americans in This Election?
Ronak D. Desai
Vishakha N. Desai
One group appears conspicuously absent from this voter outreach: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). This constituency
Grace Meng Re-Elected To Congress In New York
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) was re-elected to Congress in New York's 6th congressional district on Tuesday. Meng has served
Hotel Industry Combats Sex Trafficking at Super Bowl
With the help the region's hotel-motel workers and guests, we can put up the biggest fight yet against Super Bowl-related sex trafficking, and even use this event as a model to combat trafficking throughout the year.
The Week to Week News Quiz for 11/22/13
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Friday Talking Points -- Harry Reid's Explosive Week
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.
Rep. Grace Meng Attacked, Robbed In Washington
CORRECTION: This post has been updated to state Meng is a Democrat, not a Republican. The spelling of her name has also been
Bangladesh Death Toll Pressures Western Retailers To Make Commitments On Factory Safety
Sumi Abedin, a survivor from the Tazreen fire, has toured the U.S. in recent weeks demanding that Walmart pay compensation
Grace Meng Elected As New York's First Asian-American Congresswoman
Halloran, who voted around 8 a.m. at P.S. 184 on 163rd Street at 21st Avenue in Whitestone, said the Board of Elections had
New York Elections 2012: Gillibrand, Jeffries, Meng Declare Victory As Obama Wins Reelection
"With the backdrop of so much loss in our neighborhoods and with so many people in need, thank you all for the victory and
Jimmy Meng, Former New York Assemblyman, Charged With Bribery
Former Assembly member Jimmy Meng, the first Asian-American legislator to serve on the state level, was arrested by federal
The Hospitality Honcho: How Peter Ward Became The Most Powerful Labor Leader In New York City
On the night last month when Grace Meng won a tightly contested Democratic primary for a new Congressional seat in Queens
New York Primaries Voter Turnout Unsurprisingly Low, Even Contentious Races Didn't Draw Out Voters
In the 8th District, the high-profile race between Hakeem Jeffries and controversial City Councilman Charles Barron-- a race
Primary Day Sees New York Hit Polls For Tight Congressional Races
By Patrick Hedlund, DNAinfo News Editor In Brooklyn’s 8th Congressional district, outspoken Councilman Charles Barron makes
Elizabeth Crowley, Queens Democratic Congressional Candidate, Accused Of Texting In Debate
According to some estimates, Asians and whites each make up just under 40 percent of the population, while Hispanics account
Courting Asian Voters
Assistant Professor, City University of New York, John Jay Col...
The number of Asians in the country is on the rise. Will this group of voters be courted by candidates to the same extent as other constituencies?
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