Congresswoman Jayapal becomes first Indian-American woman to wield gavel on Capitol Hill

In a historic first, Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, D-Washington, became the first woman in this community to hold the gavel in the House of Representatives June 4. Prior to this, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Illinois, presided over the House for the day in early April, becoming the first Indian-American to do so. “Today, I became the … Continue reading Congresswoman Jayapal becomes first Indian-American woman to wield gavel on Capitol Hill