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Brian Schatz

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...

Schatz Beats Hanabusa In Race To Senate

AP | Cathy Bussewitz | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - Sen. Brian Schatz beat U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Hawaii, closing out a tight, emoti...

Judge Rejects Hanabusa's Request To Delay Makeup Primary

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii judge upheld the timing of a makeup primary election Thursday for more than 8,000 voters on the Big Island despite a la...

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...

Special Election Set For Friday To Decide Hawaii's Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

The results of Hawaii's tight Democratic Senate primary could come Friday, after voters in two storm-ravaged precincts finally get a chance to cast th...

Amanda Terkel

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...

Hawaii Dems Seek Unity After Dramatic Races

AP | By CATHY BUSSEWITZ and JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Democratic Unity Breakfast the morning after the primary election is traditionally a time for candidates to set aside their...

Hanabusa Holds Slight Lead Over Schatz In Hawaii's Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa is leading U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in the Democratic primary race to replace the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye. Early e...

Primary Stunner For Hawaii Dems

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — In a stunning defeat for an incumbent, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was unseated by a fellow Democrat in Saturday's primary election...

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...

Samantha Lachman

7 Primaries You Should Watch This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Congress has left town for its five-week recess and focus is turning elsewhere, this week's elections across the country will be m...

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...

Capitol Hill Discovers Hawaii-Themed Parties

hoh.rollcall.com | 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 ...

Kate Sheppard

Group Tries To Make Climate Change A Winning Wedge Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many nonprofits and issue groups from across the political spectrum score elected officials on their voting records, evaluating whether ...

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...

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...