iOS app Android app

Linda Lingle

8 Reasons The Bluest State In The Country Might Elect A Republican To Congress

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- As was widely expected, Charles Djou is once again running for Congress. But why bother? The 2014 election will mark the fourth time in...

GOP Candidates Try To Survive By Keeping Romney Away

Bloomberg | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown, pressed this week as to whether he is distancing himself from his party's presidential nominee, avoided ...

Memo to GOP Senate Candidates: Be Independent

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Would talk about issues like education and the environment where Republicans have a good record they can point to. Will it work? Maybe. Maybe not. But it's better than just giving up.

Jason Linkins

Another Republican Senate Candidate Repudiates Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller on Wednesday became the latest Republican Senate candidate locked in a competitive race to distance himself from GOP president...

GOPers New 'Dem' Support

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

Hawaii Democrats are highlighting the fact that many of the Democrats featured in a new ad by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle are either...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Criticizes Republican Platform For Anti-Abortion Plank

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's socially conservative platform is already causing heartburn for some candidates -- and it hasn't even been offici...

GOP Candidate Blasted For 'Extreme Makeover'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Hawaii's open U.S. Senate seat is being criticized by Democrats for trying to promote a record of bipartisanship, a charge ...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Backs Hawaii Democrat For Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

Does cloyingly cute bipartisanship work in Senate contests? The campaign of Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) thinks so, and it has rolled out a 90-seco...

Linda Lingle Touted As Businesswoman 32 Years After Running A Newspaper

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

Democrats are chuckling over an ad by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce touting former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle's business experience. The Republican wh...

Star Trek's George Takei Donates In Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is helping Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) prosper in Hawaii's U.S. Senate race by donating $500 to her campaign in...

Matt Sledge

Olympia Snowe Laments Death Of Bipartisanship, 'Retro' Contraception Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe received an enthusiastic response at a gala on Monday meant to spur more women to run for elective office. The re...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Comes Out Against Blunt Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle, a Hawaii Republican, has broken with the majority of her party on the Blunt Amendment, saying she do...

Amanda Terkel

Linda Lingle, Hawaii GOP Senate Candidate, Hosting Fundraiser With Sen. Roy Blunt

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle held a fundraiser in Washington, D.C., Tuesday evening, and the special guest at the event was ...

Amanda Terkel

Senate Women Face High Stakes In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While a majority of people who live in the United States are women, there are only 17 of them in the U.S. Senate. And if Americans turn ...

Race to the Top's Biggest Losers

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Snider

Race to the Top winners for round two were announced on August 24 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Linda Lingle's Faux-Constitutionalism

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Hawaii's Governor vetoed a bill which would have legalized civil unions. She owes it to the people of Hawaii to honestly explain the policy reasons behind her veto.

Lingle Vetoes Hawaii Civil Unions, Threatens Tax Base And Equal Rights

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Gov. Lingle of Hawaii is not so stupid as to think that minority rights are fairly treated in majority votes. Her veto of civil unions was a personal decision, a last exercise of power to satisfy a fading governor's religious convictions.

Republican Party Faces Internal Struggle Over Ideology

The New York Times | Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Republican leaders burst into applause here the other day as their luncheon speaker, Gov. Linda Lingle of Hawaii, shared the latest analys...

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni Is No Role Model for Hawaii's Women

Ann Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Wright

A coalition of activists has asked Hawaiian Governor Linda Lingle to withdraw her invitation to former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to speak at Hawaii's International Women's Leadership Conference.

McCain Could Have Gone Experienced, Female, Light Green; Instead, He Chose a Dark Future

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

John McCain had a choice. He could have gone 'green' (or at least light green) when choosing a female Republican governor. He actually had multiple 'light green' options in front of him.

The Ideal Combination for President: Women Governors

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Liswood

McCain or Obama will be only the third president in history to go directly from the Senate to the White House. To me, women governors are more likely to possess the skills senators have to acquire.