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The Democrat has to sit it out while on active National Guard duty, but he doesn’t face much of a threat anyway — something that has dumbfounded political observers.
The U.S. senator from Illinois went to high school and college in Hawaii. She’s said to be on Joe Biden’s shortlist for vice president.
Secrecy has long masked serious incidents of misconduct and outright corruption within the ranks of the Honolulu Police Department.
A Civil Beat review found that Honolulu police officers killed at least 29 people in the past decade, at least 11 more cases than are listed in HPD’s use of force reports.
The Hawaii congressman says some provisions of the proposed federal legislation may go too far.
Both states have protected bad cops’ records from public view for decades. The death of George Floyd has renewed the calls for transparency.
A proposed bill would, among other things, create a national database of police misconduct and ban the use of chokeholds.
Fishery managers met remotely this week to discuss the dwindling of their markets because of COVID-19.
The Hawaii congresswoman sued the former secretary of state and 2016 presidential candidate after Clinton described her as a “favorite of the Russians.”