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Tulsi Gabbard Still Dogged By Krishna Cult Rumors

Civil Beat | Rui Kaneya | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Eleven years ago, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, now a rising star in the Democratic Party, was a little-known state representative from a West ...

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard: Profile in Courage

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics
Janet Tavakoli

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) voluntarily served two tours of combat duty in Iraq and currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee.

Tulsi Gabbard's New Chief Of Staff Raises Eyebrows In Hawaii

Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's (D-Hawaii) new chief of staff -- a business owner with no government experience -- is raising eyebrows in the state. Gabbard'...

Tulsi Gabbard's Choice For Chief Of Staff Perplexes Politicos | Posted 02.27.2015 | Hawaii

Bruce Coppa remembers well the first call he received as former Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s chief of staff. It was about a man who had just threatened t...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces Engagement

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

One of Capitol Hill's rising stars is officially tying the knot. On Thursday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) confirmed that she is getting married i...

Tulsi Gabbard Wins Re-Election

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) was re-elected to Congress from Hawaii's 2nd District Tuesday, defeating Republican Kawika Crowley by a wide margin. ...

This State Is A Reminder That Americans Can Elect More Than White Men

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox and James Cave | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

Let's face it: The 113th Congress is still, by and large, run by white men. But Hawaii's delegation is more diverse, with only one of the state's four...

Gabbard Calls On CDC To Increase Incubation Period To Prevent Ebola Spread

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has called on the Center for Disease Control to implement stricter incubation guidelines for people who have been in contact...

Media's Appetite for Hype Smears a Champion for Veterans

Jon Soltz | Posted 12.08.2014 | Media
Jon Soltz

The whole episode is a microcosm of what is wrong with politics in America, right now. While many on the left blame the Tea Party, or the Koch Brothers, for the degradation of our politics, and those on the right blame President Obama, the media is just as culpable.

Tulsi Gabbard Missed Veterans Hearing To Surf Waikiki

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) skipped an August hearing on veterans care in Hawaii so she could go surfing for a Yahoo News profile. Despite telli...

Why Did Gabbard Miss A Veterans Hearing? To Surf | Posted 10.06.2014 | Hawaii

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard skipped an August hearing on veterans care in Hawaii so she could go surfing for a Yahoo News profile. Despite telling Ho...

Tulsi Gabbard Wants Europeans To Apply For Visas Because Of 'Danger' Of Islamic Terrorists

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Democrat wants to suspend British, French and German citizens from visa-free travel to the U.S. because of "large numbers"...

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U.S. Lawmakers Liken Islamic State In Iraq To A Cancer | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers voiced concern Sunday over the growing threat in Iraq posed by the Islamic State, the militant group seeking to establish...

Capitol Hill Discovers Hawaii-Themed Parties | Posted 07.24.2014 | Hawaii

“The party was such a big hit the cops were called because we had too many people,” an aide to Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, told HOH about the ...

House Panel Backs Pentagon On Military Sexual Assault Cases

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon posted a narrow win Wednesday as a House panel endorsed leaving the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious cr...

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...

Congress To Continue Debate Over Military Sexual Assault Legislation

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tumult over how to stop sexual assaults in the U.S. military is a long way from over as Congress grapples to find legislative ...

Is Tulsi Gabbard Invincible? | Posted 02.10.2014 | Hawaii


13 Religious Leaders Who Rocked 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Malala Yousafzai By continually reminding everyone that her convictions around education and peace come from God and Islam, Malala proved again and a...

Two Reasons Why Millennials Are Uniquely Positioned to Spur Positive Social Change Worldwide

Monica Gray | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Monica Gray

Millennials are a highly collaborative, innovative generation. This, in turn, makes them uniquely well-positioned to work across party lines to reach outside-the-box bipartisan solutions.

JFK Service Award Honors Female Combat Vet, Charity CEO

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The 2013 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards will be presented to a leader on veterans' issues and the founder of an online ...

LOOK: Congress Lights Up To Celebrate Diwali

Posted 10.31.2013 | Religion

Over two dozen lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill to light traditional diya as a priest chanted Vedic mantras for the first-ever Congressional Diwali ...

View From The Sideline: Hawaii Delegates Talk Shutdown

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.11.2013 | Hawaii

Try the office doors for Hawaii's two senators in Washington and you'll find them locked. A sign on Mazie Hirono's door apologizes and explains that t...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Will Refuse Pay During The Shutdown

Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Representative Tulsi Gabbard has vowed to send her paycheck back to the Treasury for as long as the federal government remains closed. In a press rele...

Last Minute Bill Passes To Protect Armed Forces Pay

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down. The unanimous voice vote Monday sends...