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8 Reasons The Bluest State In The Country Might Elect A Republican To Congress

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- As was widely expected, Charles Djou is once again running for Congress. But why bother? The 2014 election will mark the fourth time in...

GOP Candidates Try To Survive By Keeping Romney Away

Bloomberg | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown, pressed this week as to whether he is distancing himself from his party's presidential nominee, avoided ...

Memo to GOP Senate Candidates: Be Independent

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Would talk about issues like education and the environment where Republicans have a good record they can point to. Will it work? Maybe. Maybe not. But it's better than just giving up.

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...

GOPers New 'Dem' Support

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

Hawaii Democrats are highlighting the fact that many of the Democrats featured in a new ad by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle are either...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Criticizes Republican Platform For Anti-Abortion Plank

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's socially conservative platform is already causing heartburn for some candidates -- and it hasn't even been offici...

GOP Candidate Blasted For 'Extreme Makeover'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Hawaii's open U.S. Senate seat is being criticized by Democrats for trying to promote a record of bipartisanship, a charge ...

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,...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Backs Hawaii Democrat For Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

Does cloyingly cute bipartisanship work in Senate contests? The campaign of Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) thinks so, and it has rolled out a 90-seco...

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...

Star Trek's George Takei Donates In Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is helping Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) prosper in Hawaii's U.S. Senate race by donating $500 to her campaign in...

Matt Sledge

Olympia Snowe Laments Death Of Bipartisanship, 'Retro' Contraception Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe received an enthusiastic response at a gala on Monday meant to spur more women to run for elective office. The re...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Linda Lingle, Hawaii GOP Senate Candidate, Hosting Fundraiser With Sen. Roy Blunt

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle held a fundraiser in Washington, D.C., Tuesday evening, and the special guest at the event was ...

Amanda Terkel

Senate Women Face High Stakes In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While a majority of people who live in the United States are women, there are only 17 of them in the U.S. Senate. And if Americans turn ...

Popular Republican Candidate Gives GOP Hope For Hawaii Senate Seat

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Linda Lingle, a former two-term governor of Hawaii, announced Tuesday that she is entering the state's Senate race, giving Republic...

Hawaii Governor Signs Same Sex Civil Unions Into Law

AP | MARK NIESSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed same-sex civil unions into law Wednesday, calling it "a triumph for everyone" that gay and lesbia...

Race to the Top's Biggest Losers

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Snider

Race to the Top winners for round two were announced on August 24 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Linda Lingle's Faux-Constitutionalism

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Hawaii's Governor vetoed a bill which would have legalized civil unions. She owes it to the people of Hawaii to honestly explain the policy reasons behind her veto.

Lingle Vetoes Hawaii Civil Unions, Threatens Tax Base And Equal Rights

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Gov. Lingle of Hawaii is not so stupid as to think that minority rights are fairly treated in majority votes. Her veto of civil unions was a personal decision, a last exercise of power to satisfy a fading governor's religious convictions.

Hawaii Civil Union Bill Passes Legislature

AP | MARK NIESSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — Whether same-sex civil unions become law in Hawaii is now up to Republican Gov. Linda Lingle, whose office was flooded Friday with ph...

Obama Birth Certificate Requests Limited By New Hawaii Law, Pending Governor's Signature

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — Hawaii legislators have passed a measure allowing a state agency to ignore repeated requests from a person or organization for Presid...

Hawaii Governor Stalling On Civil Unions Bill

AP | HERBERT A. SAMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — Gov. Linda Lingle on Monday bought herself two more weeks to make a decision on contentious legislation that would allow same-gender ...

Obama Birth Certificate Law: Hawaii Can Now Ignore Repetitive Requests

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — It's now law in Hawaii that the state government can ignore repetitive requests for President Barack Obama's birth certificate. Repu...