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Samosa Caucus: All four Indian American Democratic lawmaker re-elected to House of Representatives
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Samosa Caucus: All four Indian American Democratic lawmaker re-elected to House of Representatives

The so-called 'Samosa Caucus', a term coined by Indian-origin Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi, currently comprises of 5 Indian-American lawmakers, including 4 members of House of Representatives and vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris

From Kamala Harris to Krishna Bansal, Indian-American faces from both parties woo community
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From Kamala Harris to Krishna Bansal, Indian-American faces from both parties woo community

There are 1.9 million Indian-American voters eligible to exercise their franchise in the 3 November polls, according to a Carnegie Endowment report

'Samosa Caucus': More Indian-Americans likely to be elected to US Congress in 3 Nov polls, says report
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'Samosa Caucus': More Indian-Americans likely to be elected to US Congress in 3 Nov polls, says report

Congress members Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi along with Pramila Jayapal are projected to be re-elected on 3 November

US senators slam S Jaishankar for rebuffing Pramila Jayapal over her Kashmir views; minister had refused to meet panel that included Congresswoman
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US senators slam S Jaishankar for rebuffing Pramila Jayapal over her Kashmir views; minister had refused to meet panel that included Congresswoman

From presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to Indian origin Congresswoman Kamala Harris who recently dropped out of the race for White House, Democrats stood beside Jayapal and criticised India for 'silencing' its critic

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'
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S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'

Addressing a group of Indian reporters on Thursday as he concluded his trip to Washington DC, which was primarily to attend the India-US 2+2 dialogue, S Jaishankar said the resolution introduced this month in the House of Representatives was not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet
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PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet

Resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal on Friday

Donald Trump impeachment hearings: Not standing up to president who abuses power would be wrong precedent, says Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal
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Donald Trump impeachment hearings: Not standing up to president who abuses power would be wrong precedent, says Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

During the first day of impeachment hearings against Trump by House Judiciary Committee, Jayapal came out in strong support of impeachment against the president.

Fourteen US Congressmen urge Narendra Modi to lift communications blackout in Kashmir, address human rights concerns
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Fourteen US Congressmen urge Narendra Modi to lift communications blackout in Kashmir, address human rights concerns

The joint statement, the lawmakers said, is in response to the imposition of media blackout starting 5 August, leaving millions in Jammu and Kashmir without access to mobile phones or the internet while many others have been detained

US lawmakers write to Mike Pompeo on Kashmir, seek immediate end of communication blackout
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US lawmakers write to Mike Pompeo on Kashmir, seek immediate end of communication blackout

In a letter to Pompeo dated 11 September, Pramila Jayapal, the first and the only Indian-American Congresswoman in the House of Representatives, and Congressman James P McGovern said the international media and independent human rights observers must immediately be allowed into Jammu and Kashmir

Indian-Americans divided over Neomi Rao's nomination to US court; jurist took 'regressive' stance on women, LGBTQ community
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Indian-Americans divided over Neomi Rao's nomination to US court; jurist took 'regressive' stance on women, LGBTQ community

Two leading Indian-American women have led the Democratic party's move to oppose the nomination of fellow community legal luminary Neomi Rao for the prestigious and powerful US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Donald Trump threatens to 'close up the country' if Congress doesn't fund border wall with Mexico
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Donald Trump threatens to 'close up the country' if Congress doesn't fund border wall with Mexico

US president Donald Trump has indicated that he could take more radical anti-immigration measures, threatening that he could "close up the country".

House Democrats demand Donald Trump impeachment hearings, say US president violated Constitution
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House Democrats demand Donald Trump impeachment hearings, say US president violated Constitution

Representative Steve Cohen said that Donald Trump violated the Constitution's emoluments by firing former FBI Director James Comey, and sought for impeachment hearings

Indian-American lawmakers slam US President Donald Trump's immigration policy
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Indian-American lawmakers slam US President Donald Trump's immigration policy

Indian-American lawmakers on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for signing executive orders to reshape the country's immigration policies, describing the move as "anti-immigrant" that will "tear apart" families.

Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's parents: 'She's interested in social justice'
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Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's parents: 'She's interested in social justice'

The first Indian origin American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's proud parents — her 74-year old writer mother Maya Jayapal and her 85-year old marketing professional father MP Jayapal — spoke to Firstpost of their daughter’s journey from Chennai, India to the US Congress.

Pramila Jayapal poised to become first Indian-American woman to go to US House of Representatives
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Pramila Jayapal poised to become first Indian-American woman to go to US House of Representatives

Jayapal captured 42 percent of the vote in the primary for the seat to lead the nine-candidate field. In fact, she polled double the votes of the runner-up.

Top US lawmakers and political leaders pay homage to Pramukh Swaminarayan
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Top US lawmakers and political leaders pay homage to Pramukh Swaminarayan

Top US lawmakers and political leaders have paid glowing tributes to Pramukh Swami, the spiritual head of the Swaminarayan sect, who passed away last week, saying his service touched the lives of millions around the world

Three women at the forefront of Bernie Sanders Campaign: The India Connection
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Three women at the forefront of Bernie Sanders Campaign: The India Connection

In his bid for the Democratic nomination, Sanders has amassed 8 million donors and over half a million volunteers without the help on any national party, and has refused to take donations from corporations, lobbyists or SuperPACs (campaign money laundering committees that legally skirt individual limits on financial contributions to political campaigns by individuals).