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Hawaii Senate Race

Cam Cavasso Defeated In Midterm Election Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Cam Cavasso was defeated by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in the state's U.S. Senate race Tuesday. This was Cavasso's third time seeking...

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...

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...

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...

Washington Post: Is This Brian Schatz's Biggest 2014 Headache?

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 04.15.2014 | Hawaii

In at least a pair of high-profile media interviews in recent months, Abercrombie stoked the tensions surrounding his controversial decision to appoin...

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...

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 ...

Jason Linkins

Another Republican Senate Candidate Repudiates Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller on Wednesday became the latest Republican Senate candidate locked in a competitive race to distance himself from GOP president...

Hawaii's Senate Race Is Set

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU -- U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono has won the Democratic primary in Hawaii for an open U.S. Senate seat, setting up a race in November against former...

Unlikely Election Becomes Competitive

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU -- It's a once-in-a-generation occurrence: A competitive U.S. Senate race in Hawaii. That's exactly what may be shaping up as two Democrats,...

Linda Lingle Touted As Businesswoman 32 Years After Running A Newspaper

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

Democrats are chuckling over an ad by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce touting former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle's business experience. The Republican wh...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Comes Out Against Blunt Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle, a Hawaii Republican, has broken with the majority of her party on the Blunt Amendment, saying she do...