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Will Championing The Environment Win Brian Schatz A U.S. Senate Seat?

Will Championing The Environment Win Brian Schatz A U.S. Senate Seat?

On Tuesday he unveiled a bill to create more national parks in Hawaii.
Sen. Brian Schatz Talks Washington Politics

Sen. Brian Schatz Talks Washington Politics

Hawaii's new U.S. senator defends the Jones Act and warns of federal budget cuts.
Schatz Talk: Hawaii’s Newest Senator ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Climate Change

Schatz Talk: Hawaii’s Newest Senator ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Climate Change

Listen to a recent audio interview with Brian Schatz shortly before he was appointed senator.
Why Abercrombie Didn’t Pick Hanabusa

Why Abercrombie Didn’t Pick Hanabusa

Lieutenant governor Brian Schatz flies to D.C. on Air Force One to be sworn Thursday in as Hawaii's next U.S. senator.
Hawaii’s Future Leaders: Where Are They?

Hawaii’s Future Leaders: Where Are They?

Three veteran political observers share their thoughts.
Capitol Watch: Sept. 23

Capitol Watch: Sept. 23

UPDATED 5:08 p.m. Saturday activity from your government; Asian-Pacific caucus pleased with Obama meeting; and Akaka's National Estuaries Day.
Capitol Watch: Sept. 19

Capitol Watch: Sept. 19

UPDATED 5:58 p.m. Schatz hails Obama plan; Aquino to meet Inouye; and reports of homeless in Hawaii.
Newsmaker: Interview With Lt. Governor Brian Schatz

Newsmaker: Interview With Lt. Governor Brian Schatz

UPDATED Civil Beat interviewed Schatz on Tuesday. Watch a video of the conversation here.

Hirono Sparks Political Free-For-All

Congresswoman Mazie Hirono is officially running for U.S. Senate. Let the political games begin.