First Chinese-American Woman Enters Congress California Democrat Judy Chu last week became the first Chinese-American woman to enter Congress. Chu, 56, was sworn in Thursday and represents the 32nd Congressional District of California. The newly-minted Congresswoman talks about her journey from school board member to Capitol Hill and winning a district of majority Hispanic voters.

First Chinese-American Woman Enters Congress

First Chinese-American Woman Enters Congress

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California Democrat Judy Chu last week became the first Chinese-American woman to enter Congress. Chu, 56, was sworn in Thursday and represents the 32nd Congressional District of California. In a special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Labor Secretary Labor Hilda Solis, Chu won with nearly 62 percent of the vote.

The newly-minted Congresswoman talks about her journey from school board member to Capitol Hill and winning a district of majority Hispanic voters.