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US Senate Demands Safer Military Housing For Kids Courtesy: Wayne Parsons

US Senate Demands Safer Military Housing For Kids

A draft of the 2022 defense budget demands improvements to keep children from falling out of windows in military housing.

Hirono Boasts The Most Racially Diverse Staff Among Senate Democrats CSPAN

Hirono Boasts The Most Racially Diverse Staff Among Senate Democrats

Hawaii’s senators are consistently tops among their colleagues when it comes to hiring non-white staffers.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: US Sen. Mazie Hirono Screenshot/2021

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: US Sen. Mazie Hirono

The Hawaii senator opines on Joe Biden’s agenda, Mitch McConnell’s obstruction, hate crimes, abortion rights and military budgets.

Mazie Hirono’s Mother, A Prominent Role Model For Her, Has Died Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Mazie Hirono’s Mother, A Prominent Role Model For Her, Has Died

The U.S. senator often talks about how her mother, who fled an abusive relationship in Japan, helped shape her own identity.

Hirono And Duckworth Threaten ‘No’ Votes Over Lack Of Diversity Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono And Duckworth Threaten ‘No’ Votes Over Lack Of Diversity

UPDATED The Democratic senators quickly backed down from their threat to vote against President Joe Biden’s nominees after receiving assurances from the White House to bring on a senior Asian American and Pacific Islander advisor.

Sen. Mazie Hirono To Chair Senate Subcommittee On Military Seapower CSPAN

Sen. Mazie Hirono To Chair Senate Subcommittee On Military Seapower

Hawaii is a central hub for Navy and Marine Corps operations as tensions rise between the U.S. and China.

‘Rank Hypocrisy,’ Patsy Mink And The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Rank Hypocrisy,’ Patsy Mink And The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett

Hawaii’s senators warned of a bleak future in which partisanship rules Washington after Republicans confirmed President Donald Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee in the midst of an election year.

Sen. Mazie Hirono: Barrett Confirmation ‘Hypocritical And Illegitimate’ CSPAN

Sen. Mazie Hirono: Barrett Confirmation ‘Hypocritical And Illegitimate’

The Hawaii senator joined her Democratic colleagues in warning the public about the potential loss of their health insurance should Amy Coney Barrett be named to the U.S. Supreme Court.

US Sen. Mazie Hirono: ‘I’m Fighting Back’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

US Sen. Mazie Hirono: ‘I’m Fighting Back’

The Hawaii senator says it’s likely another Trump nominee will make it onto the Supreme Court, making the Nov. 3 election all the more important.

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