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Daniel Inouye Dies

Hawaii Gets New Senator

Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

Former Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz (D) was sworn in to the U.S. Senate on Thursday by Vice President Joe Biden. Schatz was chosen by Hawaii Gov. N...

Brian Schatz Tapped To Replace Sen. Daniel Inouye

Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

Hawaii's Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz has been chosen to replace the late Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii). Hawaii Democrats picked U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabus...

Obama Praises 'Extraordinary' Fallen Senator

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With reverential words and warm memories, President Barack Obama on Friday led the admirers paying tribute to the late Sen. Daniel Inouy...

What Sen. Inouye's Death Means for Japanese-Americans

Kathryn Ibata-Arens | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Kathryn Ibata-Arens

Sen. Inouye holds a special place in the hearts of those of us working to support the U.S.-Japan partnership. His story reminds us of our shared history and how far we have come. It is fitting that the senator's last word was "aloha."

Late Senator Gets Final Capitol Tribute

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Daniel Inouye, the second-longest serving senator in U.S. history, was remembered Thursday as a man who gallantly defended his...

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...

Bravery, Integrity and Patriotism: My Last Visit With Senator Inouye

Jonathan Del Arco | Posted 02.18.2013 | DC
Jonathan Del Arco

The nation has no idea yet what a great leader and cornerstone of our democracy we have lost this week. Because it was also his style to not call too much attention to himself, he tended to flow under the radar of D.C. politics. Rest in peace Senator.

Senator's Death Leaves Hole In State's Political Clout

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU — The death of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii leaves open a seat in the Senate to be filled by a Democrat, with U.S. Rep. Colleen Ha...

Senate's Senior Member Dies

Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), the Senate's most senior member, died Monday at the age of 88, according to reports from the Washington Post and the As...