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Kealii Lopez, a Native Hawaiian, lobbyist and former state official, was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii earlier this year.

She joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair on the Pod Squad to speak about divisions within her party and national prospects for 2018 and 2020.

Hawaii Democratic Party chair Kealii Lopez with host Chad Blair. 

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