Presidential Campaign Update Archive

  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    Hundreds of women leaders across the country in fields ranging from business to women’s rights recently highlighted their support for Barack Obama. These AAPI leaders included Bel Leong-Hong, chairwoman of the Democratic Party’s APIA Caucus; Daphne Kwok, former executive director of Asian Pacific American Institute […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    Enthused from Senator John McCain’s resurgent electoral strength after the Republican National Convention and the selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as the vice presidential nominee, Asian Pacific American McCain supporters engaged themselves in election season events. On September 13, Northern Virginia Vietnamese American leaders […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    Voters in this country just saw how the two major party candidates for president include AAPIs in the political process. At the Republican convention, “the count of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders not from Hawai‘i was negligible,” wrote Jeff Chang on his vibe.com blog.

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  • “Lipstick on a Pig” Ad Attacks Obama – Pigs OK for Asians

    “Lipstick on a Pig” Ad Attacks Obama – Pigs OK for Asians

    Political campaigns can be a “pig sty” at times and when participants “go out on a limb” to attack their opponents, all “jabs” are kept in a “nest egg” until they become “water under the bridge” at some point. But let’s stay away from the […]

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  • Palin and Giuliani on “Community Organizers”

    Palin and Giuliani on “Community Organizers”

    “On the other hand, you have a resume from a gifted man with an Ivy League education. He worked as a community organizer,” Rudolph Giuliani said, laughingly, during his Republican National Convention speech. “What?”

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  • DNC Convention Updates

    DNC Convention Updates

    Excerpts from Asian American delegates and writers blogging from Denver at AsianWeek.com: The Hawai‘i delegation got an update this morning on Denver’s three-year-old homeless initiative. Good reminder that issues need to be dealt with in a holistic way — not just providing job help but […]

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  • Emil: It’s Barack O’Biden

    Emil: It’s Barack O’Biden

    Check out the blog at http://www.amok.asianweek.com for the latest.

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    John McCain Campaign’s Asian American Coalition continues to grow in size and strength with the recent addition of the Asian American CEOs for McCain, which will hold its inaugural meeting in Flushing, New York, on August 22. Other additions include the Indo-Americans for McCain Coalition […]

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