(Examiner.com) The goal is rather lofty: A U.S. president of Asian descent in our lifetime.
"Why not?" said Rozita Lee, a leader of the Asian-American Pacific Islander community in Las Vegas. "It's interesting. But I see it in the future. We're all mixed now."
"It's very realistic," said Lee, who added that the election of Barack Obama as the country's first black president opened the door for other minority communities to aspire for the position.
The numbers tell the story of the growing political clout of the Asian-American community, often referred to in the past as the "Invisible Minority" because of its non-involvement in political affairs.