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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...

Warren Gets Behind Schatz In Big Dem Battle

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth (D-Mass.) weighed into the Hawaii Democratic primary battle between Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in a fundraising email ...

Poll: Hawaii Voters Moving Toward Schatz In U.S. Senate Race

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- With less than two months to go before the first votes will be cast, Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) leads U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Haw...

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...

In One Of The Country's Closest Primaries, Money Talks

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Sen. Brian Schatz’s (D-Hawaii) latest reports with the Federal Election Commission show he’s using his considerable cash advantage to ...

Protecting You From Credit Report Errors, Unreliable Scores

Pamela Banks | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Pamela Banks

Aleta from Mena, Arkansas, has had a hard time getting a decent rate on a car loan all because of a mistake on her credit report. The problem started...

Hawaii Governor Challenges Authenticity Of Late Senator's Deathbed Wish

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

The drama of the Democratic primary to succeed the late Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) has intensified, with Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) questioni...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Endorses Brian Schatz In Hawaii's Heated Senate Democratic Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) over his challenger, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), in the sta...

Paul Blumenthal

Senate Candidates Find A Way To Give Those Friendly Super PACs A Helping Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest trend in Senate campaigns is the posting of b-roll footage on the Internet, available to download. The goal isn't to draw the...

No Love Lost Between These Democrats

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) says Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) can be funny sometimes, but then struggles to find something else positive to say about the...

First Campaign Ad Hints At Fierce Democratic Primary To Come

Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

If his new ad is any indication, Sen. Brian Schatz (D) is bringing his "A" game to Hawaii's fiercely contested Democratic primary battle. Schatz w...

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...

Progressives Pick Sides In Hawaii's Democratic Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

One of America's more aggressive progressive organizations is wading into Hawaii's Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, throwing its weight behind the ...

'We Are On The Cusp Of A Climate Crisis'

AP | DONNA CASSATA and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of the devastation from climate change ...

Kate Sheppard

They're Up All Night To Get Wonky: 30 Senators Hold Overnight Climate Session

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Senators planning to stay up all night Monday talking about climate change say the marathon session is the "opening salvo" in a renewe...

Kate Sheppard

Senators Plan All-Nighter To Discuss Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of 28 senators will take over the Senate floor on Monday evening for an all-night talk-a-thon on climate change. The senators...

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...

Creating Opportunities for American Families to Succeed

Sen. Brian Schatz | Posted 04.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sen. Brian Schatz

As two of only a handful of U.S. Senators with young children, we understand what it's like to be working parents with family responsibilities. It's not easy. And too many middle class families around the country are struggling because the system is rigged against them.

Kate Sheppard

Senators Plan To Stay Up All Night To Talk Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of senators is planning to stage an all-night talkathon about climate change next month, aimed at stirring their fellow senators...

Kate Sheppard

CBS Boss Will Meet With Senators Pushing More Climate Change Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Two senators pushing major television networks for more climate change coverage will have the ear of a network executive this week. ...

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 ...

In Quest For Obama Library, This State Plays Underdog

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Not far from these wind-swept shores, Barack Obama was born and raised, soaking in an island sensibility that his family says he's c...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Is Your Commute Long? Imagine If You Were A Senator From Alaska

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When then-Rep. Darlene Hooley announced her retirement in 2008, the decision came as a surprise. The Oregon Democrat had been expected t...

Star Trek's George Takei Enters The Fray In Fierce Primary Battle

Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

Actor George Takei, most famous for his role as Hikaru Sulu in the original Star Trek series, has declared his support for Hawaii Rep. Colleen Hanabus...