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Daniel Akaka

Dem Senator's Departure Leaves 'Unsettling' Void

New York Times | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

It is a name that has echoed prominently through the Senate for years, even though most Americans know very little about the person himself. “Mr....

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Deceased Senator

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU -- The late Sen. Daniel Inouye was remembered Sunday as an American hero whose legacy as a war veteran and longtime senator would be felt acr...

Dying Senator's 'Last Wish' Revealed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) had a letter delivered to the state's governor before his death Monday, indicating his preference for a successor. ...

Dem Senator Drops Gavel On Final Committee Hearing

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The goodbyes are beginning for Sen. Daniel Akaka (uh-KAH'-kuh), who will retire when the lame-duck session ends after 22 years in t...

Gerry Smith

Rights Group Says Privacy Law Needs An Update | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology

A federal law passed nearly 40 years ago to control how the government collects information on Americans contains "major loopholes" that infringe on c...

Popular Republican Candidate Gives GOP Hope For Hawaii Senate Seat

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Linda Lingle, a former two-term governor of Hawaii, announced Tuesday that she is entering the state's Senate race, giving Republic...

Democratic Senator Won't Seek Reelection In 2012

AP | MARK NIESSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — Democratic U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka of Hawaii announced Wednesday he won't run for re-election next year after 22 years in the Senate. ...

2006 Hawaii Senate General Election:
Coffee (R) vs Akaka (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HI-Sen: Coffee vs Akaka