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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 ...

House Panel Backs Pentagon On Military Sexual Assault Cases

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon posted a narrow win Wednesday as a House panel endorsed leaving the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious cr...

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...

Congress To Continue Debate Over Military Sexual Assault Legislation

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tumult over how to stop sexual assaults in the U.S. military is a long way from over as Congress grapples to find legislative ...

Is Tulsi Gabbard Invincible?

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 02.10.2014 | Hawaii

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13 Religious Leaders Who Rocked 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Malala Yousafzai By continually reminding everyone that her convictions around education and peace come from God and Islam, Malala proved again and a...

Two Reasons Why Millennials Are Uniquely Positioned to Spur Positive Social Change Worldwide

Monica Gray | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Monica Gray

Millennials are a highly collaborative, innovative generation. This, in turn, makes them uniquely well-positioned to work across party lines to reach outside-the-box bipartisan solutions.

JFK Service Award Honors Female Combat Vet, Charity CEO

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The 2013 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards will be presented to a leader on veterans' issues and the founder of an online ...

LOOK: Congress Lights Up To Celebrate Diwali

Posted 10.31.2013 | Religion

Over two dozen lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill to light traditional diya as a priest chanted Vedic mantras for the first-ever Congressional Diwali ...

View From The Sideline: Hawaii Delegates Talk Shutdown

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.11.2013 | Hawaii

Try the office doors for Hawaii's two senators in Washington and you'll find them locked. A sign on Mazie Hirono's door apologizes and explains that t...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Will Refuse Pay During The Shutdown

Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Representative Tulsi Gabbard has vowed to send her paycheck back to the Treasury for as long as the federal government remains closed. In a press rele...

Last Minute Bill Passes To Protect Armed Forces Pay

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down. The unanimous voice vote Monday sends...

Chloe Fox

Tulsi Gabbard, Iraq War Veteran, Introduces Legislation To Protect Military Pay In Case Of Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Chloe Fox | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - On Thursday, Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard introduced legislation to protect servicemembers and critical Defense Department employees ...

Gabbard Outraged Over Extension Of 'Monsanto Protection Act'

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

Tulsi Gabbard says attempts to extend the so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" in the U.S. Congress is "outrageous." In an email to supporters Frida...

Military Strike in Syria a Mistake

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

I have concluded that intervention in Syria goes against America's national security, international credibility, economic interest, and moral center.

Dem Rep And Iraq War Veteran Weighs In On Potential Strike

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of two female Iraq war veterans in Congress is opposing President Barack Obama's call for military strikes against Syria. Democrati...

Man Arrested For Threats Against Dem Congresswoman

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Authorities in the District of Columbia say they've arrested a man for making threats against Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. The U.S. Capit...

More Veterans In Congress Would Make 'Nuclear Options' Less Likely

Chris Marvin | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Chris Marvin

Veterans bring skills for leadership, team building and problem solving. They understand strategy and tactics. They have a global perspective, yet can relate to everyday Americans. They are good leaders.

24-Year-Old Announces Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

A 24-year-old Maine state legislator has announced he's running for Congress, though he's not yet legally old enough to hold the job. For obvious reas...

Iraq Veteran Congresswoman Condemns 'Predators' In Uniform

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) spoke out on Friday against the crisis of sexual assaults in the military, Hawaii News Now reported. Gabbard, who is...

Military Veterans Turned Dem Reps Blast Handling Of Sexual Assault Cases

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

Standing as Iraq War veterans, Reps. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) have an in-depth perspective on life in the U.S. Military. ...

'Green News Report' - February 28, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

A Love Letter to Leading Ladies: Five Women Who Deserve a High-Five This Valentine's Day

Barbara Lee | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women
Barbara Lee

This year, in lieu of a traditional valentine, I am penning this online love letter to some of the most inspiring women in public service. Women leading from Congress to the Cabinet? That's sweet.

Jaweed Kaleem

Congresswomen Speaks About Using Sacred Hindu Text In Swearing-In

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

The Bible and Torah have long been used at swearing-in ceremonies for members of Congress and have been joined by the Quran in more recent years, but ...

Jaweed Kaleem

The Most Underrepresented Religion In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Nearly one-in-five Americans have no religion, but only one member of the 533 people in the new 113th Congress that was sworn in Thursday would fall i...