Ro Khanna

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    Ruh Ro. How the Valley’s favorite politician may be foiled by a Hindu supremacist banned from the US

    …and who just got elected Prime Minister of India. When I first began covering the Congressional race between Mike Honda and Ro Khanna, the drama was fairly straightforward: A popular old school Democratic incumbent being challenged from within his own party by a young upstart with the backing of the richest and most powerful plutocrats in Silicon Valley. The two candidates were battling for some of the most fertile soil in Silicon Valley: A congressional district that’s home to tech megacorps…
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    End of the Ro? Disruption meets old dirty politics in the heart of Silicon Valley

    When I first covered the Congressional race between Mike Honda vs Ro Khanna last February, the drama was fairly straightforward: A popular old school Democratic incumbent being challenged from within his own party by a young upstart with the backing of the richest and most powerful plutocrats in Silicon Valley. The two candidates were battling for some of the most fertile soil in Silicon Valley: A congressional district that’s home to tech megacorps like Apple, eBay, Intel, Yahoo, and…
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    Ro Khanna: Silicon Valley’s own(ed) man

    SAN FRANCISCO—There’s a political fight brewing in the heart of Silicon Valley, pitting old school liberal Congressman Mike Honda against a young tech-backed candidate who’s gunning for the elderly man’s Congressional seat. The challenger’s name is Rohit Khanna. And he’s running an aggressive, cash-rich campaign to unseat Honda and represent some of the most fertile soil in Silicon Valley: California’s 17th Congressional District, home to the headquarters of megacorps like Apple, eBay, Intel, Yahoo and AMD. Ro — as his…

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