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Charles Djou

Djou and Caldwell Latest To Undergo Fact Checks

Congressman uses $3.8 trillion tax hike figure and acting mayor claims that Honolulu government is smaller under his leadership. True? Find out in our new Fact Check feature.

Djou: Raising $3.8 Trillion In New Taxes a Bad Idea

As a guest on Fox Business News Monday evening, Hawaii's Republican 1st Congressional District representative told host Neil Cavuto that "raising $3.8 trillion in new taxes" from the expiration of Bush tax cuts is a bad idea. Is the number supportable?

Hawaii Links for Friday, July 23

Djou versus Hanabusa, Hooser versus Aiona, and hotel management versus F&B workers.

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, July 20

A Congressman says he's great, a Councilman feels he's a target, and Maili homeless are upset.

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 14

Council handles fireworks, more candidates file to run, and the GOP and HB 444.

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, July 13

Inouye at the White House, Akaka on financial literacy, and Waihee criticizes Hawaii's public education system.

Djou Explains ‘No’ Vote On Campaign Finance Bill

The DISCLOSE Act is the first major federal legislation in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling allowing corporations to spend unlimited funds in elections. But Rep. Charles Djou says the bill is biased toward Democratic "special interests" — even though it would also apply to labor unions, trade associations and advocacy groups.

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 30

A Hawaii first in Congress, a possible ballot question on Honolulu ethics, and $3 million to fix Hilo’s aging airport.

Hawaii Links for Friday, June 25

Top of mind: Hawaii's homeless, civil unions and Charles Djou.

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, June 15

Beginning today, a daily rundown of Hawaii political, government and da kine news of interest to Civil Beaters. Top of…

Discussion: Hawaii 1st Congressional District Election

The special election is behind us. Charles Djou is in Washington. But now we’re heading toward the…

UPDATE: Monday Morning Quarterbacking On The Djou Win

A roundup of some of the national political observations on Hawaii sending a Republican to Congress.
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