Ami Bera and Ro Khanna defend their positions


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Veteran Indian-American Congressmen Ami Bera and Ro Khanna successfully defended their positions against challengers this Super Tuesday. Ami Bera, a Democrat, secured his seventh term by advancing to the general election whereas Ro Khanna is seeking his fifth term.

Ami Bera, a Democrat, secured his seventh term by advancing to the general election with 53.6% of the vote in California’s 6th Congressional District. Meanwhile, Ro Khanna, seeking his fifth term, won decisively over Republican Anita Chen in the 17th Congressional District.

“Ami” Bera is an American physician and politician who has been serving as a member of the United States House of Representatives from California since 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party and represents California’s 6th congressional district, which is in Sacramento County. The 6th Congressional District is located just east and north of California’s capitol city, Sacramento, and lies entirely within Sacramento County.

Representative Bera is currently a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where he serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific. He is also a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. Congressman Bera is also a member of New Democrat Coalition, a group of over 100 forward-thinking Democrats who are committed to pro-economic growth, pro-innovation, and fiscally responsible policies.

Rohit Khanna is an American politician and lawyer serving as the U.S. representative from California’s 17th congressional district since 2017. According to his website, Khanna proudly represents California’s 17th Congressional District, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, and is serving his fourth term. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee as ranking member of the Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems (CITI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, a member of the Select Committee on the Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party, and on the Oversight and Accountability committee, where he previously chaired the Environmental Subcommittee.

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