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Does Presidency Rest on Virginia Asian-American Vote?

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National Journal
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Asian-American vote crucial in US elections

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ABS-CBN News

A group says the Asian-American vote will be crucial, especially in battleground states in the US elections. ABS-CBN North America Bureau correspondent Steve Angeles reports.

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Pete Hoekstra Super Bowl ad slammed

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Detroit Free Press

U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl Sunday ad has drawn criticism from Republicans, Democrats, ministers and Asian Americans.But former U.S. Rep. Hoekstra, a Holland Republican, defended the ad this morning, saying it was meant to draw a clear contrast between him and the senator he’s trying to defeat, Debbie Stabenow.

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Asian Americans: The Untapped Constituency

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US News and World Report

In the fight for independents, Hispanics and women, Republicans and Democrats alike seem to have forgotten about one of the fastest growing populations in the United States, Asian Americans. A poll out Tuesday shows that while Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are on the rise in important swing states like Nevada, Virginia and Florida, candidates from both parties are doing little to court them. 

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Asian-Americans: Forgotten no more

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Examiner.com
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Poll: Obama won 71% of Asian vote

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Politico

Asian American voters came out in droves for President Barack Obama over GOP challenger Mitt Romney, but the country’s fastest growing ethnic group is not wedded to either party, according to a new poll out Wednesday.

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Asians United At AAPI Election Forum

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The Nation

Perhaps Vincent Chin, whose death in 1982 fomented the pan-ethnic Asian American movement, can rest assured that America's leaders have finally heard his community's voice.

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Political parties ignore Asian Americans: poll

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Chicago Tribune

 

 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fast-growing Asian American community is largely untapped by the presidential candidates and their political parties even though they are expected to vote in record numbers this fall, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

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Campaign Season Reveals the Burdens of Asian-American Voters

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National Journal

 A full one-third of Asian-Americans in a recent poll indicated that they still have no impression of Republican Mitt Romney as a candidate--but it appears that it’s not for a lack of trying.Just 17 percent of all Asian-Americans say they’ve been contacted by the GOP in the past two years; 23 percent say that the Democratic Party has attempted to contact them.

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