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US criticizes Cambodia for intimidation ahead of PM's visit
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is criticizing Cambodia's government for threats against the political opposition as the Southeast Asian nation's prime minister prepares to make his first official U.S. visit during 31 years in power. Prime … Tags: Cambodian Prime Minister, President Obama

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Obama Nominates Bay Area's Federal Judge Lucy Koh To U.S. Court Of Appeals
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Obama Nominates Bay Area's Federal Judge Lucy Koh To U.S. Court Of Appeals. If confirmed, she would be first female Korean-American judge on circuit court that serves California and eight western states. Tags: Appeals Court Nomination, Federal Judge, Lucy Koh, President Obama, US Appeals Court

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Jeffrey Selinger Discusses Antonin Scalia Succession Question
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He would be the first Indian-American, or South Asian-American appointee to the Supreme Court. He might be an attractive candidate from Obama's point of view. Professor Jeffrey Selinger was interviewed by Tom Porter Feb. 19, 2016, on the WBOR radio … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Jeffrey Selinger, President Obama

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Obama nominates local judge to federal appeals court in SF
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Lucy Koh, a federal judge in San Jose who has refereed Silicon Valley wars over patents and employment, was nominated Thursday by President Obama to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, a nomination with an uncertain future … Tags: Appeals Court Nomination, Federal Judge, Lucy Koh, President Obama, US Appeals Court

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South Asian Bar Association Urges President Obama to Nominate a South Asian to …
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The accomplishments and impact of the South Asian American community have permeated the daily life for virtually all Americans, SABA said. “The influence of South Asian Americans is inescapable, shaping our legal system and access to justice in the … Tags: President Obama, South Asian Bar Association

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Trang T. Lê's Unraveling Emotional Threads
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On August 31, 2010, the day President Obama had promised U.S. troops would finally leave Iraq, Vietnamese American artist Trang T. Lê completed her painting entitled "111,978," a work that took her over four years to complete. The painting depicts a … Tags: President Obama, Trang T. Le

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Obama's potential Supreme Court justice nominees
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the Ninth Circuit. Acknowledged by The New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme […]

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Obama's Potential Supreme Court Justice Nominees Include Nevada Governor
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the 9th Circuit. Acknowledged by the New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as the … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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Obama pledges to push ahead with Supreme Court nominee
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to move ahead with a Supreme Court justice nominee despite defiance from Senate Republicans, saying he will pick someone with an "independent mind" who understands … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Here Are Obama's Potential Supreme Court Nominees
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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes this weekend at age 79. Scalia leaves behind a Court that splits more or less evenly along ideological lines, and a slate of cases likely to result in a 4-4 tie as long as his … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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President's remarks on closing Guantanamo Bay prison
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 23, 2016) — The White House Office of the Press Secretary has released the remarks of President Barack Obama on the plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay Cuba. From the White House Roosevelt Room at 10:30 a.m.. Tags: Guantanamo Bay Prison, President Obama

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OCA calls for the nomination of an Asian American to SCOTUS
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 23, 2016) — OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates calls upon President Obama to nominate an Asian American to the Supreme Court, in the wake of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. This past weekend … Tags: Justice Nominees, OCA, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Lawyers' body requests Obama to nominate South Asian to Supreme Court
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Washington: US President Barack Obama has been requested by a lawyers' body and a Congresswoman to nominate a South-Asian American to the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy caused by the sudden death of conservative icon Justice Antonin … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Here Are Obama's Potential Supreme Court Nominees
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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes this weekend at age 79. Scalia leaves behind a Court that splits more or less evenly along ideological lines, and a slate of cases likely to result in a 4-4 tie as long as his … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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Why President Obama should quickly nominate an Asian American to the US …
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PRESIDENT Obama, as a result of the unexpected death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia, has an opportunity to appoint the first Asian American to the US Supreme Court in its more than 225 year history. As the late Justice Scalia has frequently … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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