The Untapped Voting Power of Asian-Americans | The Nation

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry

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The Untapped Voting Power of Asian-Americans

They may be the fastest growing population of all racial groups, but Asian-Americans—that diverse bloc of Chinese, Indians, Vietnamese and people from many other Asian backgrounds—are rarely viewed as voters the way Latinos and African-Americans are. This weekend, Melissa Harris-Perry and panelists discussed the Asian-American constituency and why this hidden source of voting power has fallen under politicians’ radars.

—Elizabeth Whitman

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