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Colleen Hanabusa Asks Hawaii Court To Delay Friday's Special Election

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) - Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii asked a court on the Big Island on Wednesday to delay a makeup election for more than 8,000 voters, sa...

Colleen Hanabusa Threatens To Sue To Stop Friday's Special Election In Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) may take legal action to stop Friday's special election to decide Hawaii's Democratic Senate primary, arguing that it...

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Brian Schatz Has Edge In Remaining Precincts In Hawaii Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Hawaii Senate race is still too close to call, thanks to a tropical storm that prevented some residents from turning out on Saturday...

MoveOn Attacks 'Quasi-Republican' Colleen Hanabusa Ahead Of Democratic Primary

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

The progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org is urging its members to support Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz over "quasi-Republican" Rep. Colleen Ha...

Who Will Save Hawaii's Middle Class?

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) has a utopian vision for Hawaii in which residents can earn more money, cut ties with the local electric utility...

Schatz And Hanabusa Face More Major Disagreements During TV Debate

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

It’s been nearly two years since Honolulu’s $5.2 billion rail project was center stage in a major televised debate between politicians. But dur...

Hanabusa Comes Out Swinging At Schatz In Senate Debate

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) still doesn’t have anything nice to say about Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). Hanabusa, who’s t...

Hawaii's Schatz Opens Wide Lead Over Dem Challenger In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

A new poll suggests that a Democrat facing a credible primary challenge may have gained some momentum in his bid to be reelected to the Senate. Th...

Sitting Down With Senator Brian Schatz

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 03.21.2014 | Hawaii

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has been in office for more than a year, but he still gets awestruck being in the nation's Capitol. He talks about walking t...

Poll Shows Dead Heat In Hawaii's Fierce Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Just five months before the first votes are cast in Hawaii, likely Democratic primary voters are evenly split on who to support for the U....

Dem Senator Nabs Major Endorsement From Progressive Group

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Democracy for America, a progressive group founded by former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D), waded into Hawaii's Democratic Senate primary Tuesday, anno...

Michael Bloomberg's Hawaii Fundraiser Fuels An Already Heated Senate Race

Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

On Thursday evening, a mere 48 hours after he steps down as New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg will arrive in Hawaii to headline a fundraiser for ...

Bloomberg's First Stop After Stepping Down? A Hawaii Political Fundraiser

Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

After more than a decade as New York City's mayor, it looks like Michael Bloomberg has decided which sunset he'll ride off into when his third and fin...

Schatz Barely Ahead Of Hanabusa In Hawaii Democratic Primary Poll

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Incumbent Brian Schatz has a 2 percentage point lead over challenger Colleen Hanabusa, 38 percent to 36 percent, in the race to be Hawaii's next U.S. ...

Sen. Schatz Fires First Shot In The Country's Fiercest Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - There have been no debates, no early voting and very few political advertisements. The Democratic primary in Hawaii won't even be held for ...

Is Senator Schatz Capitalizing On The Molasses Spill?

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Brian Schatz reacted quickly to news that a molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor was turning into an environmental disaster. Just four days after the ...

Government Shutdown Would Hit Hawaii Especially Hard

Civil Beat | Kery Murakami | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Here we go again. The nation once again faces the possibility of a federal government shutdown. What could it mean for Hawaii?...

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Senator Brian Schatz | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
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