Congressional candidate Ami Bera, a 44-year-old physician from Elk Grove, Calif., is one of six Indian-Americans running for Congress this year, a record high.
Congressional candidate Ami Bera, a 44-year-old physician from Elk Grove, Calif., is one of six Indian-Americans running for Congress this year, a record high. Carl Costas/Sacramento Bee/MCT)
Congressional candidate Ami Bera, a 44-year-old physician from Elk Grove, Calif., is one of six Indian-Americans running for Congress this year, a record high. Carl Costas/Sacramento Bee/MCT)

Indian-Americans rising in political clout

February 01, 2010 03:01 PM