How the 2024 race is heating up for Indian Americans Haley, Ramaswamy

Two-time former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced her 2024 US Presidential run by playing up her Indian roots, but fellow Indian American and Republican rival, Vivek Ramaswamy, spoke of restoring American values. Unapologetic about their Indian identities, ideologically, the two represent America First, and understand that their ethnic background alone cannot win them an election in an overwhelmingly white, Christian voter base.

Indian American White House adviser on microchips steps down

Indian American Aaron ‘Ronnie’ Chatterji has stepped down as a White House coordinator at the National Economic Council (NEC), and will return to his post as a business professor at Duke University. Chatterji was appointed by President Joe Biden’s administration in September 2022 for the implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act’s historic $50 billion investment in the semiconductor industry at NEC.