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Ignore Haley in campaigns, Indian American supporters request Trump


Warren, NJ: Former Governor Nikki Haley has not stopped attacking Trump to hurt his candidacy by interpreting his comments to serve her own political ends. Since there is nothing like negative publicity, by attacking her when she makes her interpretive comments, Trump opens access for her to a much larger audience that helps her,...

Ballot 2024: What do Indian-American voters want


By Meenakshi Iyer A robust economy, safety and security of citizens, fixing the southern border crisis, and thriving relations with India are some of the demands put forth by the nearly four-million-strong Indian-American community as the US rolls up its sleeves for Ballot 2024. Surprising many political voters, the community emerged as the most coveted bloc...

Democrats cheer Suozzi’s win as good omen for November


New York: Former U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi winning back his Long Island House seat could provide a blueprint for Democrat Joe Biden’s reelection campaign heading into November, demonstrating his party’s strength in competitive suburban territory that also happened to be where Donald Trump grew up. But the good news followed several rough days for the...

US economy ends on high as Democrats go into festive season


Washington: The US economy ends on a high note with inflation down, job market up, consumer buying spirited, expectations of good news on housing, and Feds dropping interest rates in the new year, as the democrats end 2023 on a cheerful note. They enter the election year with high hopes of retaining power for another...

McCarthy’s ouster leaves the House adrift


Washington: The stunning removal of Kevin McCarthy as speaker has left the House adrift as Republicans struggle to bring order to their fractured majority and begin the difficult and potentially prolonged process of uniting around a new leader. The House convened briefly Wednesday and then went into recess, with North Carolina Rep. Patrick McHenry, the caretaker speaker...

Pence rails against Trump’s ‘siren song of populism’


Manchester, N.H.: Former Vice President Mike Pence cast the 2024 election as a fight for the future of conservatism and his party as he called on fellow Republicans to reject the “siren song of populism” championed by former President Donald Trump and his followers. “Should the new populism of the right seize and guide our party, the Republican Party...

Trump says US government has ‘vital role’ opposing abortion


Washington: Former President Donald Trump said the federal government should play a “vital role” opposing abortion but again failed to provide specifics on what national restrictions he would support if elected to the White House again. Trump’s remarks to a group of influential evangelicals last Saturday on the anniversary of the Supreme Court overturning the national right to an abortion stood...

‘Stand with Trump’ becomes rallying cry among Republicans


Washington: Moments after Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he hoarded classified documents and then conspired to obstruct an investigation about it, the Republicans in Congress had his back. Speaker Kevin McCarthy dashed off a fundraising email decrying the “witch hunt” against the former president and urging donors to sign up and “stand with Trump.” The Senate...

Trump returns to campaign trail in Iowa


Laconia, N.H.: Former President Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail Thursday as his chief rival for the GOP presidential nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, is undertaking his first swing through early voting states as an official candidate. Trump is back in Iowa nearly three weeks after canceling his last event, a large rally near Des Moines, due to a...