The Hawaii senator opines on Joe Biden’s agenda, Mitch McConnell’s obstruction, hate crimes, abortion rights and military budgets.
The U.S. senator often talks about how her mother, who fled an abusive relationship in Japan, helped shape her own identity.
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.
Hawaii is a central hub for Navy and Marine Corps operations as tensions rise between the U.S. and China.
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.
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.
Voters have cooled on U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, too. But Lt. Gov. Josh Green is very popular.
Each member of Hawaii’s federal delegation has taken on a different role as the federal government struggles to respond to the growing coronavirus pandemic.