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Senator Presses NFL On Domestic Violence Ahead Of Super Bowl

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is skeptical of the NFL’s efforts to fight domestic violence.

January 30, 2015
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Hawaii Sets Friday Make-Up Election To Decide Senate Nomination

By Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times A primary election in Hawaii that had threatened to extend weeks beyond last Saturday’s balloting will conclude Friday when voters affected by Tropical Storm Iselle cast the remaining ballots that will determine the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate. Appointed incumbent Sen. Brian Schatz held a lead of 1,635 […]

August 12, 2014
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‘Self-Inflicted’ Wounds Led To Hawaii Governor’s Defeat, Analysts Say

By Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times Somehow, 40 years into a political career that was crowned by his election as Hawaii’s governor, Neil Abercrombie ignored the most basic lesson of the trade: It’s a popularity contest. After years of antagonizing not just partisan opponents but key elements of his own Democratic Party, retaliation came Saturday […]

August 11, 2014
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U.S. Senate Race In Hawaii Pits Opposing Wings Of Democratic Party

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times HONOLULU — In primaries across the country — in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states — Republicans are locked in a heart-and-soul battle between purists and pragmatists clashing over what it means to represent the party, its philosophy and core values. Here in Hawaii there’s a similar fight […]

April 27, 2014
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Obama And Reid Endorse Brian Schatz In Hawaii’s Heated Senate Primary

Arguably the tightest Democratic primary fight in the nation is developing in Hawaii — and the party’s top leaders are weighing in to try to defuse it before it gets ugly. On Monday, Senator Brian Schatz – who was appointed by Hawaii governor Neil Abercrombie (D) to temporarily fill the seat left vacant by the […]

April 1, 2014
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