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Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu As Asian American Liaison

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The high-level appointment comes after Sens. Duckworth and Hirono criticized the lack of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in senior administration roles.
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White House names Erika Moritsugu as Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison

White House names Erika Moritsugu as Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Moritsugu worked in the Obama administration and for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who has criticized the administration for a lack of AAPI representation.
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Biden to name Asian American-Pacific Islander liaison

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will name Erika Moritsugu, a Capitol Hill veteran and vice president of a women's rights advocacy group, as his liaison to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, according to two sources familiar with the decision.
Biden committed to creating a senior-level role focused on the AAPI community after he received criticism from Democratic Sens. Tammy of Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie Hirono of Hawaii for the lack of Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in his cabinet. The two senators threatened to hold up his nominees unless Biden...
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