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Is 'outsourcing' campaign mailer against Ro Khanna a low blow?
Is 'outsourcing' campaign mailer against Ro Khanna a low blow?

Racial politics have roared to life in a congressional race in Northern California, after mailers were sent to district residents accusing a candidate of Indian ancestry — prominently pictured on the mailers — of planning to “outsource our jobs.” The target, former Obama administration official Ro Khanna, is challenging fellow Democrat and veteran congressman Mike Honda in Tuesday’s primary election for the San Jose-area seat. Already the campaign had some level of sibling drama, with President Obama and senior Democrats endorsing Honda while former Obama campaign strategists worked for Khanna. Separately, an independent campaign sympathetic to the...

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