In The News: Indian Americans, a rising political force, give $3 million to 2020 presidential campaigns

Indian Americans are a growing political force, donating more than $3 million to 2020 presidential campaigns. With just over 1% of the population, more than two thirds of those donations have gone to Democratic candidates with Sen. Kamala harris of California whose mother was born in India; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a practicing Hindu, and New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker represents a large amount Indian Americans leading the way. Karthick Ramakrishnan comments on Sen. Kamala Harris’ ties as “A fair number of Indian Americans are excited by her candidacy, but she’s still not tapping into that donor base nearly as much as she could.” 

 

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