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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.
Passing The Buck: When Hawaii Politicians Give To Each Other Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Passing The Buck: When Hawaii Politicians Give To Each Other

Hundreds of thousands of dollars already change hands through a campaign spending loophole, and a House bill would make it easier.

Ad Watch: Spots Use Trump’s Shocking Words Against Him Our Principles PAC

Ad Watch: Spots Use Trump’s Shocking Words Against Him

One GOP super-PAC ad features Trump comments about women. A second mixes his comments on violence with actual violence at his events.
Hillary For Hawaii Gears Up

Hillary For Hawaii Gears Up

Supporters of the Democratic presidential candidate are preparing for the March 26th caucus.
Fundraiser For Rep. Chris Lee Flickr: Tax Credits

Fundraiser For Rep. Chris Lee

It came on Day 26 of the 60-day Hawaii Legislature, after a week of voting on hundreds of bills.
Two House Reps Raise Cash Flickr: Tax Credits

Two House Reps Raise Cash

Democrats Linda Ichiyama and Gregg Takayama held a fundraiser Wednesday night at Mandalay.
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