NEWS: Exclusion, Prosecution, Protest

NBC News: NY Lawmakers Ask Obama to Formally Apologize for Chinese Exclusion Act / Advocacy Groups Press DOJ for Investigation on Alleged Profiling of Scientists // MSNBC: Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth // NBC News: Asian-American Advocates Speak Out in Favor of Gun Control As Dems Hold Sit-In  

IN THE NEWS: Women veterans in the U.S. Congress

Two Congresswomen, both Iraq War veterans, are increasing their national profiles and gaining more news coverage: Rep. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.  Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is currently campaigning in the Democratic primary in Illinois for the nomination to challenge current Senate Majority Leader Mark Kirk. In 2004, Duckworth served in the Iraq War as a…