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Caucus ‘Chaos’: Complaints Follow Hawaii Democrats’ Presidential Preference Poll Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caucus ‘Chaos’: Complaints Follow Hawaii Democrats’ Presidential Preference Poll

UPDATED: The state’s Saturday balloting was criticized by many voters, but local party officials defended the process.
Senate Panel Nixes Proposal To Ease Campaign-To-Campaign Donations Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Panel Nixes Proposal To Ease Campaign-To-Campaign Donations

Hawaii candidates will not be able to give their campaign money directly to other campaigns, but they can still buy tickets to other politicians' fundraisers.

Weekend At Bernie’s: Hawaii Democrats Embrace Sanders Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Weekend At Bernie’s: Hawaii Democrats Embrace Sanders

UPDATED 3/27/2016: The senator from Vermont trounces former secretary of state Hillary Clinton by a landslide in President Barack Obama's home state.
Ad Watch: Clinton, Sanders Ads Now In Heavy Hawaii Rotation

Ad Watch: Clinton, Sanders Ads Now In Heavy Hawaii Rotation

Team Clinton's two new TV spots are supplemented by Facebook ads, while Sanders adds TV and radio commercials featuring Tulsi Gabbard.
More Fundraising For Kirk Caldwell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Fundraising For Kirk Caldwell

The Honolulu mayor is holding his 32nd campaign event since his election in 2012.
Ad Watch: Bernie Sanders Introduces Himself To Hawaii

Ad Watch: Bernie Sanders Introduces Himself To Hawaii

The presidential candidate began airing four ads in hopes of winning some of Hawaii's 34 Democratic delegates.
Ruderman Raises Funds During Session Flickr: Tax Credits

Ruderman Raises Funds During Session

The Big Island senator is the latest state legislator to ask for campaign cash even while the Legislature is considering bills and funding.
Pod Squad: Who’s The Best Democratic Presidential Candidate?

Pod Squad: Who’s The Best Democratic Presidential Candidate?

Passionate supporters for both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton make their cases on this week's Pod Squad.
Honolulu ‘Feels The Bern’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu ‘Feels The Bern’

UPDATED: Jane Sanders is in Honolulu to  share the gospel about husband Sen. Bernie Sanders' historic campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.
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.

A Civil Beat Panel Discussion On Good Government Bills (Video) Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Civil Beat Panel Discussion On Good Government Bills (Video)

Low voter turnout and campaign finance reform were among the issues tackled Thursday at the state Capitol.
Let’s Raise Some Cash During Session! Flickr: Tax Credits

Let’s Raise Some Cash During Session!

Six Hawaii House representatives pass the plate even as the Legislature continues to meet.
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