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Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention

In a surprise to local party officials, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui was added just before the presidential preference poll, bringing the total to 10.
Schatz To GOP: ‘Do Your Job’ Perisha Gates

Schatz To GOP: ‘Do Your Job’

The Hawaii Democrat joins Senate leaders calling for a hearing and vote on Obama's SCOTUS pick.

Hirono Votes Against GMO Bill cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono Votes Against GMO Bill

The Hawaii senator opposes legislation that would override state laws requiring labeling of genetically modified food products.
Hawaii Reps Act On Immigration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Reps Act On Immigration

The state's four members in Congress sign on to an amicus brief before the Supreme Court supporting Obama's programs.
Hirono, Schatz Push SCOTUS Pick Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono, Schatz Push SCOTUS Pick

The Hawaii senators are among Democrats demanding that the U.S. Senate hear an Obama replacement for Scalia.
$2.6M In Schatz’s War Chest Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$2.6M In Schatz’s War Chest

The Hawaii senator is flush with cash to run for re-election. Rep. Gabbard has $1.5 million.
Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Pleased With Budget Deal Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Pleased With Budget Deal

The federal spending bill approved Friday doubles the money Hawaii received last year for the military.
Schatz Bullish On Global Climate Agreement Brian Schatz

Schatz Bullish On Global Climate Agreement

Talks in Paris have drawn representatives of 200 nations responsible for 95 percent of carbon emissions worldwide. The Hawaii senator said he's more encouraged than he's been in a long time.
Schatz Sitting Pretty On $2.3M Campaign War Chest PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Schatz Sitting Pretty On $2.3M Campaign War Chest

With just 42 weeks until the 2016 Democratic primary, no U.S. Senate challenger has emerged.
Schatz: Just Say No to Arctic Drilling Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Just Say No to Arctic Drilling

The Hawaii Democrat is among 12 U.S. senators telling Obama the action is "inconsistent" with his climate change policies.
Schatz: Housing First Is Solution to Hawaii’s Homelessness Problem Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Housing First Is Solution to Hawaii’s Homelessness Problem

The senator says federal, state and county governments should focus on putting homeless people into housing rather than servicing them in the streets.
Pro-Israel Lobby Fills Hawaii’s TV Airtime to Push Against Iran Deal YouTube

Pro-Israel Lobby Fills Hawaii’s TV Airtime to Push Against Iran Deal

Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran has spent $76,000 for ads on island TV stations calling for viewers to urge congressional delegation to reject the agreement.