Tulsi in the News

  • 5 Questions with Tulsi

    U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard took a quick break from the campaign trail recently to chat with Being808 about how she stays healthy.

    Gabbard, who is running for re-election to represent Hawaii’s second congressional district, told us she likes to mix up her workouts to keep them interesting and always tries to make time for surfing when she’s in the islands.

    What does your go-to workout entail?

  • What I learned surfing in Hawaii with the first Hindu congresswoman

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - The sun has yet to rise when Tulsi Gabbard pulls her car into a near-empty parking lot here on Oahu's windy eastern shore, walks toward the water and unfurls a yoga mat on the beach.
    As gently crashing waves break the morning stillness, the congresswoman stands straight and salutes the tip of the glowing sun as it rises into the clouds and flashes a light upon the water.

    For 30 minutes, she mediates in silence, shifting yoga positions while the sun rises higher in the sky.

    Washington is--and certainly feels--4,000 miles away.

  • Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, Scott Perry Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Potential Terrorists from Entering U.S.

    Washington, DC - Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA), both Iraq War veterans, today announced legislation that will temporarily suspend the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) for countries with citizens known to be fighting for Islamic extremist groups like ISIL. Hundreds of passport holders from European countries and the U.S have already traveled to fight with extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

  • Modi to meet Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu American in US Congress

    Among the host of high profile personalities to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his New York visit will be a US politician of especial interest - Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress and a strong supporter of Modi.

    Gabbard, a 33-year-old US Democrat Congresswoman from Hawaii, is also an Iraq war veteran.

    Gabbard, the first practicing Hindu American in the Congress who took her oath on the Bhagwad Gita, had spoken to Modi after his victory in the general election and congratulated him and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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