Economy Does Tulsi Gabbard have a real chance in the US presidential race? Updated : June 17, 2019 03:20 PM IST Tulsi Gabbard has been the US Congresswoman from Hawaii since 2013 and is also a soldier, having served in both Iraq and Kuwait. The Congresswoman from Hawaii does not have an ounce of Hindu blood, being born to a Samoan father and an American mother in American Samoa. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.