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  • Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz fends off challenge as makeup voting ends

    Surmounting yet another voting snafu, Hawaii awarded its Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate to appointed incumbent Brian Schatz late Friday, as he defeated Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in an election whose outcome was delayed nearly a week by the impact of...
  • In Hawaii, Democratic battles loom for U.S. Senate, governor

    Intraparty quarrels among Republicans have littered the political landscape this election cycle, but a battle among Democrats is set to take center stage Saturday in Hawaii, as Sen. Brian Schatz looks to stave off a formidable challenge from Rep....
  • Amid Iselle cleanup, Hawaiians set to vote in today's primary election

    Amid cleanup from Tropical Storm Iselle and more wind and rain expected from Hurricane Julio on Sunday, Hawaiian election officials scrambled Saturday morning for the state’s primary election to go forth as planned.   All but two polling stations...
  • Hawaii governor defeated, senator struggling in Democratic primary

    Hawaii’s Gov. Neil Abercrombie was defeated and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz was fighting to avoid a similar ousting Saturday after a Democratic primary vote that occurred as the state cleaned up from Tropical Storm Iselle and awaited an incoming...
  • Primary incomplete but odds are long for Senate challenger in Hawaii

    Hawaii’s Democratic primary election may stretch for weeks because of storm-related voting delays, but the challenger in an acrimonious and achingly close U.S. Senate race faces an uphill struggle to win. With more than 200 precincts reporting,...
  • Weakened Hurricane Julio passing north of Hawaii

    Hawaiians coping with power outages and toppled trees from Tropical Storm Iselle breathed a sigh of relief Sunday as Hurricane Julio passed hundreds of miles north of the islands.  About noon local time, Julio was more than 300 miles north of Hilo on...
  • 'Self-inflicted' wounds led to Hawaii governor's defeat, analysts say

    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...
  • Tea party's last stand in Kansas, Tennessee GOP primaries

    The last opportunity in this election cycle for tea party supporters to oust Republican senators arrives with primary elections in Kansas on Tuesday and Tennessee on Thursday. Democrats, meanwhile, will confront their own party infighting on Saturday in...
  • Joe Biden: Vice president of the nation, but king of the eulogy

    WASHINGTON – Say what you will about Vice President Joe Biden – the man can deliver a eulogy. Just ask him. “I’ve spoken at more eulogies than I’d like to remember,” he said Wednesday at a service for Frank R....
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says

    Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says
    WASHINGTON -- Fifty years after the Presidential Medal of Freedom was established, President Obama presented the nation’s highest civilian award to 16 Americans from fields as diverse as science, politics and sports. The award, created by...
  • 'Star Trek' alum George Takei still stuns

    'Star Trek' alum George Takei still stuns
    George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window. "There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...