November 8, 2012
Buddhist, Hindu Make History
Daniel Burke, Religion News Service
Congress will become a shade more religiously diverse this January, after Tuesday’s (Nov. 6) election of the first Hindu representative and first Buddhist senator.
Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, will become the first Hindu-American congresswoman, after defeating her Republican rival on Tuesday.
TAGGED: Election 2012, Hawaii, Buddhism, Hinduism