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Why Andrew Yang's views split Asian Americans in New York

Some of his supporters are turning against him in race for city mayor

Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang greets New York City Police Department officers at an event announcing his candidacy for New York City Mayor in upper Manhattan in New York on January 14, 2021.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Andrew Yang, a 46-year-old entrepreneur and former presidential candidate who is running for New York mayor, has been a political star among many Asian Americans.

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