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Hanabusa Marks One Year in Congress

·By civilbeat

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has passed the one-year mark since she was sworn in as Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District representative. 

In a conversation with Hanabusa this week, DC808 picked up on a narrative that we’re likely to hear more of throughout the congresswoman’s 2012 re-election campaign: Her ability to work with Republicans. 

Hanabusa says her motto in Congress — “one step at a time” — comes from Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young. She described her work on a Republican-controlled business defense panel, and she said she was proud of a vote she made