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Mazie Hirono

Civil Beat Poll: Hirono Approval Rating Still High Despite Kavanaugh Backlash Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Hirono Approval Rating Still High Despite Kavanaugh Backlash

Moderates and conservatives have a dimmer view of the Hawaii senator after her pointed criticisms of the Supreme Court justice during his confirmation.

Hirono Rakes In The Campaign Cash Following Kavanaugh Hearing Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Rakes In The Campaign Cash Following Kavanaugh Hearing

While the Hawaii senator doesn’t face much of a challenge in November, her campaign is raising and spending money like she does.

Men, You Have A Branding Problem Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Men, You Have A Branding Problem

Agreeing with Sen. Mazie Hirono that men — even the best of them — do need to “shut up and step up.”

Hirono: ‘Does Character Matter?’ AP

Hirono: ‘Does Character Matter?’

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attacks Democratic senators after they listen to testimony from a woman who says he assaulted her.

Here’s How Mazie Hirono Shaped Her ‘Badass’ Image In Washington Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Here’s How Mazie Hirono Shaped Her ‘Badass’ Image In Washington

Hawaii’s junior senator is gaining national prominence for her outspoken criticism of Trump and Brett Kavanaugh.

Mazie Hirono Basks In Her Newfound Celebrity AP

Mazie Hirono Basks In Her Newfound Celebrity

The Hawaii senator is getting a lot of attention over her lead role in opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Hirono Tells McConnell To His Face: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Tells McConnell To His Face: ‘Do The Right Thing’

The Hawaii senator’s stand on a Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault is reminiscent of what Congresswoman Patsy Mink did in 1991.

Hirono To Kavanaugh: ‘I Think You Have A Problem Here’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono To Kavanaugh: ‘I Think You Have A Problem Here’

The Hawaii senator thinks the Supreme Court nominee’s views on Native Hawaiian voting rights could threaten other federal programs for indigenous populations, including in Alaska.

Brett Kavanaugh No Friend Of Special Rights For Native Hawaiians AP

Brett Kavanaugh No Friend Of Special Rights For Native Hawaiians

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee once called the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a “naked racial spoils system.”

How Sen. Mazie Hirono Hopes To Save Hawaii’s Endangered Plants Bryce Johnson/FLUX Hawaii

How Sen. Mazie Hirono Hopes To Save Hawaii’s Endangered Plants

A Senate bill would promote the hiring of more federal botanists and encourage the use of native plants in federal projects.

Hirono Is Front And Center In Battle Against Trump’s Judicial Nominees Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Is Front And Center In Battle Against Trump’s Judicial Nominees

A national nonprofit organization is highlighting the Hawaii senator’s opposition to the president’s picks for federal judgeships.

‘It’s Very Personal To Me:’ Hirono Slams Trump’s Immigration Policy Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

‘It’s Very Personal To Me:’ Hirono Slams Trump’s Immigration Policy

Hawaii’s senator opens up about her own experience immigrating to the U.S from Japan and leaving behind her 3-year-old brother.

Mazie Hirono