Daily Herald: Controversy in 8th District

June 3, 2012 8:06:11 AM PDT
A controversy is brewing in the suburban Indian-American community over Republican Congressman Joe Walsh's support of an Indian state official, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Walsh has asked the U.S. State Department to grant a visa for Modi, whose visa was revoked after he was accused by some of complicity in the ethnic cleansing of Muslims a decade ago in India. Walsh is vying against Democrat Tammy Duckworth in the 8th Congressional District in the Nov. 6 election.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, June 3, 2012, or online at dailyherald.com.