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Indian-American Congresswoman, Pramila Jayapal has become the first South Asian American woman to preside over the US House of Representatives. She is a Democrat from Washington DC. The 116th Congress broke records with women and lawmakers crossing racial and religious barriers, including an all time high for Asian American lawmakers. A record number of 17 ..
US President-elect Donald Trump has named well-known Indian-American and Governor of South Carolina State, Nikki Haley for the high-profile post of US ambassador to the United Nations. This marks Trump’s first female appointment to a Cabinet-level post. Haley is the sixth appointment announced by Trump. It is believed that Haley has been chosen to counter ..
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