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.

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