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Mazie Hirono

$2.6M In Schatz’s War Chest Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$2.6M In Schatz’s War Chest

The Hawaii senator is flush with cash to run for re-election. Rep. Gabbard has $1.5 million.

AP: Kids Sexually Abused By Military Members Civil Beat

AP: Kids Sexually Abused By Military Members

A Defense Department report released to the Associate Press reveals insight into sexual abuse of children by service members.

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Pleased With Budget Deal Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Pleased With Budget Deal

The federal spending bill approved Friday doubles the money Hawaii received last year for the military.

Schatz Sitting Pretty On $2.3M Campaign War Chest PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Schatz Sitting Pretty On $2.3M Campaign War Chest

With just 42 weeks until the 2016 Democratic primary, no U.S. Senate challenger has emerged.

Pro-Israel Lobby Fills Hawaii’s TV Airtime to Push Against Iran Deal YouTube

Pro-Israel Lobby Fills Hawaii’s TV Airtime to Push Against Iran Deal

Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran has spent $76,000 for ads on island TV stations calling for viewers to urge congressional delegation to reject the agreement.

Partisan Fight Erupts in US Senate Over the Defense Budget

Partisan Fight Erupts in US Senate Over the Defense Budget

The spending battle over the Defense budget may ultimately lead to a government shutdown by the year’s end.

Schatz and Hirono Call for Stronger Monitoring of Birth-Control Mandate Courtesy of Sen. Mazie Hirono

Schatz and Hirono Call for Stronger Monitoring of Birth-Control Mandate

Hawaii senators joined fellow Democrats to call for measures to make sure the compliance of contraceptive mandate under the Affordable Care Act.

Hirono Releases Her ‘Top 10’ Critique of the GOP Budget PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hirono Releases Her ‘Top 10’ Critique of the GOP Budget

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono doesn’t find much to like about the GOP budget proposal, so she channels David Letterman to let her constituents know about it.

Roll Call: Hawaii’s DC Delegation Packs the Least Punch Roll Call

Roll Call: Hawaii’s DC Delegation Packs the Least Punch

Hawaii suffered a precipitous fall in the national ranking of political influence.

Hirono Among Latest Senators to Visit Guantanamo Flickr: The National Guard

Hirono Among Latest Senators to Visit Guantanamo

The controversial facility remains open more than six years after Obama pledged to shut it down.

Sen. Mazie Hirono Takes on VA Over Hawaii Vet Problems PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Sen. Mazie Hirono Takes on VA Over Hawaii Vet Problems

The senator hosted a field hearing Tuesday to learn what the VA is doing to improve conditions and cut down on wait times for patients.

Report Cards for Hawaii’s D.C. Delegates: How’d They Do? Flickr

Report Cards for Hawaii’s D.C. Delegates: How’d They Do?

Schatz and Gabbard each got a bill passed, Hanabusa co-sponsored a lot of bipartisan measures and Hirono missed only one vote.
Hawaii Delegation Backs Reforms Against Military Sexual Assaults

Hawaii Delegation Backs Reforms Against Military Sexual Assaults

New legislation would make it easier for victims of sexual assaults in the military to come forward.
Maui Tea Party Group: IRS Intimidated Us

Maui Tea Party Group: IRS Intimidated Us

Organization's former president says IRS application that took more than two years.
Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Long-sought provision, pushed by Hirono, would help state pay for migrants' health care costs.

February 2016

Thursday, February 4

$2.6M In Schatz’s War Chest

January 2016

Monday, January 4

AP: Kids Sexually Abused By Military Members

December 2015

Friday, December 18

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Pleased With Budget Deal

October 2015

Friday, October 23

Schatz Sitting Pretty On $2.3M Campaign War Chest

July 2015

Friday, July 24

Pro-Israel Lobby Fills Hawaii’s TV Airtime to Push Against Iran Deal

June 2015

Thursday, June 18

Partisan Fight Erupts in US Senate Over the Defense Budget

May 2015

Tuesday, May 5

Schatz and Hirono Call for Stronger Monitoring of Birth-Control Mandate

Hirono Releases Her ‘Top 10’ Critique of the GOP Budget

April 2015

Monday, April 27

Roll Call: Hawaii’s DC Delegation Packs the Least Punch

March 2015

Friday, March 20

Hirono Among Latest Senators to Visit Guantanamo

August 2014

Tuesday, August 19

Sen. Mazie Hirono Takes on VA Over Hawaii Vet Problems

January 2014

Friday, January 10

Report Cards for Hawaii’s D.C. Delegates: How’d They Do?

May 2013

Thursday, May 16

Hawaii Delegation Backs Reforms Against Military Sexual Assaults

Maui Tea Party Group: IRS Intimidated Us

Tuesday, May 14

Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

December 2012

Friday, December 21

Two U.S. Presidents, Other Dignitaries, Remember Inouye in Washington

November 2012

Monday, November 5

Hawaii U.S. Senate: Hirono Trounces Lingle

October 2012

Monday, October 29

Civil Beat Poll – Hirono’s Double-Digit Lead Over Lingle Holding

Wednesday, October 24

Case Loaned Campaign $50K In Final Days

Friday, October 19

Lingle and Hirono, On The Attack

Wednesday, October 17

Lingle Pollster: ‘Very Close Race’

Lingle, Hirono: We Play Well With Others, Just Not Each Other

September 2012

Sunday, September 30

Civil Beat Poll – Hirono Up Big On Lingle

Thursday, September 27

Inouye Wants Active Role In Hirono Campaign

Monday, September 17

Hirono: Lingle TV Spot Misleads Voters

Lingle: Hirono ‘Flip Flops’ On Budget Cuts

Thursday, September 13

Lingle: Hirono Votes with Dems 96 Percent of the Time

Tuesday, September 11

Hirono: Paul Ryan Passed Only Two Bills In Congress

Friday, September 7

U.S. Senate Foes Reveal Tactics, Debate Facts

August 2012

Tuesday, August 28

Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Thursday, August 23

May I Speak With the Candidate, Please?

Saturday, August 18

Political Analysts Say Make Way for Sen. Hirono

Tuesday, August 14

Hirono: ‘Strongly Supported’ Budget Control Act

Monday, August 13

Civil Beat Poll – What the Heck Happened?

Lingle: Hirono Missed 127 Votes In Congress This Year

Sunday, August 12

Where The Hawaii Senate Race Goes From Here

Thursday, August 9

Hirono Trounces Case, Sets Sights On Lingle

Sunday, August 5

 Hirono: Case Voted To Make Illegal Immigrants Felons

July 2012

Tuesday, July 31

Hirono: I Stood Up Against Democrats to Restore Native Hawaiian Funding

Monday, July 30

Hirono and Lingle Already Focusing on Each Other

Thursday, July 26

Case Versus Hirono, But Lingle’s In the Mix

Tuesday, July 24

Hawaii Candidates Banking on ‘Like’-Ability

Thursday, July 12

Mazie Hirono Answers U.S. Senate Candidate Survey

Three Versions of One Reaction: A Study in Political Messaging

Monday, July 2

Is Mazie Hirono Getting Nervous?

June 2012

Monday, June 18

Hirono: Hawaii Is the Healthiest State in the Country

Saturday, June 16

National Political Analysts Predict Hirono Will Win Hawaii Senate Race

Friday, June 15

Who’s the Wealthiest Member of Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation?

Senate Hopefuls Hirono and Case Go Out Swinging

Thursday, June 14

Familiar Senate Debate Sees Fresh Exchanges

Wednesday, June 13

Hawaii U.S. Senate Race: The Maui Debate

Monday, June 11

Civil Beat Poll – Case, Hirono Tied In Hawaii U.S. Senate Race

Sunday, June 10

Mazie Hirono: Notes from the Campaign Trail

May 2012

Wednesday, May 30

Case and Hirono, Together at Last

Sunday, May 27

Hirono: ‘Let’s Furlough Linda Lingle’

Sunday, May 20

The Grand Illusion: Endless Money For Weapons and War

Wednesday, May 16

Who’s Making Big Bucks Working for Hawaii’s U.S. Senate Candidates?

April 2012

Thursday, April 19

Hirono Won’t Debate Case On Top TV Networks

March 2012

Thursday, March 8

Hawaii Candidates Play Chicken on Disclosing Their Tax Returns

Lingle Ads Cost U.S. Chamber Big Bucks

February 2012

Wednesday, February 29

U.S. Energy Secretary Touts Lasers for Hawaii Geothermal Development

Thursday, February 9

Hirono Gets 28% of Individual Contributions From Small Donors

Tuesday, February 7

Campaign Ads Now Hitting Hawaii Airwaves

Sunday, February 5

Hirono: I’m Only Candidate Who Opposed Bush Tax Cuts

Wednesday, February 1

Hanabusa Made Most Trips to Hawaii Last Year

January 2012

Thursday, January 26

Lingle, Flush With Cash And On Message

Wednesday, January 25

Lingle Raises $1.8M, Sprints Past Hirono

Obama’s Blueprint for Energy, Defense Could Mean Jobs in Hawaii

Thursday, January 19

Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Thursday, January 5

Hawaii Candidates Keep Fundraisers Under Wraps

December 2011

Wednesday, December 28

Big Changes in Store for Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation

Friday, December 23

2011 Year in Review — DC808

Thursday, December 22

U.S. Education Secretary: Hawaii Lacks ‘Sense of Urgency’

Wednesday, December 21

Hawaii Reps Blast Obama Administration on ‘Plan B’

Tuesday, December 13

Inouye No. 1 Among Hawaii Delegates in Estimated Net Worth

Tuesday, December 6

How Hawaii U.S. Senate Candidates Would Save $1.2 Trillion

November 2011

Wednesday, November 23

How Hawaii Reps Would Save $1.2 Trillion

Sunday, November 20

Capitol Watch: Nov. 21

October 2011

Tuesday, October 25

Is Medicare A Chink In Lingle’s Political Armor?

Monday, October 24

Hirono Outspends Case, Shells Out $68K to Consultants

Thursday, October 20

Early Endorsements Help Fill Hirono’s War Chest

Wednesday, October 19

When Mazie Met Linda … and Ed

Friday, October 14

Capitol Watch: Oct. 14

Wednesday, October 12

A Day On The Hill: Mazie Hirono

Tuesday, October 11

Observations on Lingle’s U.S. Senate Candidacy From An Almost-Candidate

Lingle Makes Hawaii Senate Race a Must-Watch

Thursday, October 6

Case Comes to Washington and Casts Hirono as ‘Status Quo’ Candidate

Tuesday, October 4

Sen. Inouye Backs Hirono in U.S. Senate Race

September 2011

Friday, September 9

Nice Speech, Mr. President, But Can It Pass?

August 2011

Wednesday, August 24

Grab Bag: Hawaii’s 2011 Congressional Votes

Sunday, August 21

Djou: Hawaii Reps ‘Vote Lockstep’ With Democrats

Thursday, August 18

When Hawaii’s U.S. Reps Don’t Vote the Same Way

Tuesday, August 2

Hawaii Senators Back Debt Deal Despite Concerns

Hanabusa: Republicans Had Edge in Debt Debate

July 2011

Thursday, July 21

Case: Support Has ‘Never’ Come From PACs

Special-Interest Groups Boost Mazie Hirono in Hawaii U.S. Senate Race

Wednesday, July 20

Case Raised Barely Half Hirono’s Total for Senate Run in Latest Quarter

Tuesday, July 19

DISCUSSION: Federal Government

Inouye: Debt Debate ‘Doing This Nation Harm’

Saturday, July 16

Hawaii Execs Put Their Money Behind Hanabusa

Friday, July 15

Hirono Leads in Hawaii Senate Fundraising

Thursday, July 14

Hirono: ‘No Child’ Reforms Would Rob Keiki

Friday, July 1

Mazie Hirono v. Colleen Hanabusa: A Preview?

June 2011

Monday, June 27

Capitol Watch: June 28

Capitol Watch: June 27

Friday, June 17

Mazie and Colleen: Million Dollar Babies

May 2011

Wednesday, May 25

Hirono: ‘I’m a Workhorse, Not a Show Horse’

Thursday, May 19

Word’s Out: Hirono To Run For U.S. Senate

Wednesday, May 18

Capitol Watch: May 19

March 2011

Thursday, March 3

Akaka Retirement Triggers Political Free-For-All

January 2011

Wednesday, January 5

Capitol Watch: Jan. 5

December 2010

Wednesday, December 29

Capitol Watch: Dec. 30

Friday, December 17

Capitol Watch: Dec. 17

October 2010

Thursday, October 28

Hirono Spends $1M On Campaign, Willoughby Misses Deadlines

Happy Birthday Hirono!

Wednesday, October 27

Civil Beat Poll: Hanabusa Has Edge in 1st Congressional District

September 2010

Friday, September 24

Mazie Hirono Answers 10 Questions from Civil Beat

John Willoughby Answers 10 Questions From Civil Beat

Wednesday, September 8

Hirono Raises $800K In No-Contest Race

August 2010

Friday, August 20

Sunday in Moiliili With Dan

July 2010

Wednesday, July 7

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, July 7

May 2010

Thursday, May 27

Can Hawaii Democrats Unite At Weekend Convention?

Discussion: Hawaii Politics

Tuesday, May 18

UPDATE: Abercrombie Opens Second Big Isle Campaign Office

Sunday, May 2

Hirono: ‘Never Take Anything For Granted’

News Flash: Rep. Hirono Elected to Third Term