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The Hawaii senator joined two Senate Democrats in the action, which argues Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional.
The congressman will join one of the most diverse freshman classes in U.S. House history, one that must decide if Nancy Pelosi will still lead them.
The Hawaii congresswoman, who’s considering a run for president, has been outspoken about party establishment and wasn’t a major factor in Democratic fundraising efforts.
Democrats swept Hawaii’s congressional races, with Sen. Mazie Hirono and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard winning in landslides.
Most of that cash — about $7 million for the midterm elections — went to Democrats, according to federal records.
Maui Republican Brian Evans switched parties to run against the congresswoman. He says she’s more interested in running for president than serving her district.
The congresswoman is hiring well-known national consultants despite having an easy path to re-election.
The former legislator hasn’t won an election since 1988, yet he keeps taking on Hawaii’s Democrats in federal races.
Moderates and conservatives have a dimmer view of the Hawaii senator after her pointed criticisms of the Supreme Court justice during his confirmation.
While the Hawaii senator doesn’t face much of a challenge in November, her campaign is raising and spending money like she does.
The Hawaii Democrat is likely headed back to Congress. But his centrist views are definitely out of style in a U.S. Capitol split by partisanship.
Brian Schatz says it’s time to give full voting rights to people in Washington, D.C., and U.S. territories so they can elect members to Congress.