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Mazie Hirono

Hirono On Her Cancer Battle: ‘My Voice Remains Strong’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono On Her Cancer Battle: ‘My Voice Remains Strong’

The Hawaii senator discusses her stage 4 diagnosis and decision to remain in politics at an annual cancer event.

Congressional Budget Deal Likely Means More Federal Money For Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Congressional Budget Deal Likely Means More Federal Money For Hawaii

President Trump proposed massive cutbacks, but the opposite is likely to happen after a bipartisan deal lifted spending caps.

Hawaii Praises And Pans Trump Speech AP

Hawaii Praises And Pans Trump Speech

The president is lauded as a “man of his word” by supporters while opponents call his address “disappointingly divisive.”

Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends

Reopen the government or make a stand for child immigrants? Congressional Democrats reached different conclusions.
Hirono: Congress Must Resolve Shutdown Issues Without Trump’s Help Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono: Congress Must Resolve Shutdown Issues Without Trump’s Help

The Hawaii senator says the White House is vacillating, so the solution needs to come from the Capitol building.
Hawaii Delegates Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill ‘Scam’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Delegates Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill ‘Scam’

But President Trump calls passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act “a big, beautiful tax cut for Christmas.”

Hirono And Other Democratic Senators Call For Franken’s Resignation Veni/Flickr.com

Hirono And Other Democratic Senators Call For Franken’s Resignation

The Minnesota Democrat’s colleagues say they expect him to step down on Thursday.

Man With Hawaii Roots On Verge Of Top Border Enforcement Post U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Man With Hawaii Roots On Verge Of Top Border Enforcement Post

Kevin Kealoha McAleenan is already acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and enjoys bipartisan support.

After Kidney Cancer Treatment, Hirono Reports ‘Spots’ On Her Thyroid Cory Lum/Civil Beat

After Kidney Cancer Treatment, Hirono Reports ‘Spots’ On Her Thyroid

The Hawaii senator will undergo immunotherapy but said she still plans to seek re-election next year.

Mazie Hirono