Chris Lu, former Deputy Secretary of Labor and Cabinet Secretary in the Obama White House, joins the podcast to talk about important issues of disparity within the Asian-American and Pacific Islanders community (and how the Trump…

Gary Locke, former Governor of Washington, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and U.S. Ambassador to China, joins the podcast to cap off our final episode of Asian-American & Pacific Islanders Heritage Month and shares stories from…

Parita Shah, former Chief of Staff of the Millennium Challenge Corporation of the Obama administration and former VP at APCO Worldwide, a global public relations consulting firm, joins the podcast for our 3rd episode to…

Kiran Ahuja, former Executive Director of the White House Asian-American & Pacific Islanders Initiative, joins the podcast for our second installment of AAPI Heritage month to share her inspiring story growing up in the Deep…

Ro Khanna, Congressman of CA-17, joins the podcast to kick off this year’s May Asian-American & Pacific Islanders Heritage Month with his inspirational story in public service (and also shares some great restaurant recommendations in Fremont,…

Omar Khan, former Obama administration official at the Office of U.S. Trade Representative and campaign manager for former Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida, joins the podcast to discuss what it was like to manage a state-wide…

Jason Tengco, former Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,  former Director of AAPI Outreach for Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign, and current Executive Director of the National Federation of…

Frank Aum, former Special Advisor on North Korea at the Department of Defense under President Obama and current Visiting Scholar at the US-Korea Institute at School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, joins the…

What do Disney FastPass and budget reconciliation have in common, and why we should care in the aftermath of the Trumpcare debacle? Find out from this episode! Also, we highlight two congressional districts where the Asian-American…

Jesse Moore, former VP at Rock The Vote and speechwriter and associate director of public engagement in the Obama White House, joins us to talk about youth engagement. We also reminisce about our times together…

Santiago Martinez, Senior Vice President of Data & Analytics at 270 Strategies, talks campaign data with Tony and Kevin, especially as it pertains to the Asian American and Pacific Islanders community, as we look ahead…

Punya Krishnappa, Affordable Care Act Deputy Campaign Manager at Organizing for America, joins the podcast to talk about her journey in electoral politics as an Indian-American growing up in Illinois. We also take Trump White House…

Jennifer 8. Lee joins us for a “Man Date” over Skype to share her experience and insight on filmmaking on this Oscar Sunday. We also avoid Trump’s Twitter gaslighting of his war with the media,…

Dr. Franklin Odo, John J. McCloy Visiting Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy at Amherst College and the first Director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, reflects on the 75th Anniversary of the…

We wish Lincoln a Happy Birthday, though we doubt he’d be happy with what’s going on in America right now. We discuss why Jeff Sessions’s confirmation as Attorney General would be, among many other things,…