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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...

America Must Examine the Merits of Further Involvement in Iraq

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

After a decade of war, people are weary and suspicious of any further involvement abroad. They want an answer to the fundamental question of how this serves their interests. What do we intend to accomplish? How do we plan to accomplish it? And what is our exit strategy?

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...

It's On: New Hanabusa Ad Touts Local Upbringing

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 05.26.2014 | Hawaii

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa really wants voters to know she comes from humble beginnings. In her first TV spot in her bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Brian ...

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 ...

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...

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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...

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...

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 ...

Why Is Hawaii Obsessed With Spam? Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Explains

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 03.07.2014 | Hawaii

Today, meet Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), candidate for U.S. Senate. Hanabusa is challenging Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in the most intriguing D...

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 ...

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...

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. ...

Al Gore Weighs In On Hawaii's Democratic Senate Primary

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore is weighing in on Hawaii's 2014 Senate race, throwing his support behind Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) for his work on en...

Rep Announces Senate Challenge To Fellow Dem

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii announced her candidacy for U.S. Senate on Thursday, setting up a primary showdown that almost c...

Cory Booker Enters Hawaii Senate Mix

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

Less than a week after indicating his own interest in seeking a U.S. Senate seat from New Jersey in 2014, Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) has taken to Tw...

Reid Urges Hawaii Gov. To Appoint Senator Quickly

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is asking Hawaii's governor to act before the end of the year to fill the Senate vacancy created by th...

Congresswoman Reveals Plans To Pursue Late Senator's Seat

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Rep. Colleen Hanabusa intends to apply for the Senate vacancy created by the death of Daniel Inouye (ih-NOH'-way) of Hawaii. A Hanabusa s...