“Indian-Americans experience unprecedented political success”, say experts


Indian-Americans are experiencing unprecedented political success in the US, where the community comprise one per cent of the total population and for the first time ever they now also make up one per cent of the Congress, an Indian-American Harvard University academic has said. US Congress has 535 voting members: 435 Representatives and 100 Senators. And during last year’s elections four of the community members were elected to the Congress, while a fifth member won re-election to a third-term, Ro Khanna, Pramila Jayapal, Raja Krishnamoorthi and Kamala Harris were elected to the US Congress last year, and Ami Bera won…

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