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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Sabato: Hawaii Governor's Race no Longer 'Likely Democratic'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 4703 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

...keep an eye on Hawaii, where a surprising poll result showed Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) trailing former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona (R).....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
KOS: Ward Poll Shows Aiona is Winning on His own Popularity
By Selected News Articles @ 3:23 AM :: 4773 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Republican Party

Aiona's remarkably popular earning a 58-26 favorability score....

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Monday, February 17, 2014
Stung by Star-Adv Poll, Schatz Releases his Own Numbers
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 4105 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

The poll, conducted by The Mellman Group, has Schatz leading by four percentage points....

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Sunday, February 16, 2014
Ige: Polls, Endorsements Show Momentum
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 4479 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

All Recent Polls Consistently Show Unfavorability for Current Administration Remains High....

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Schatz v Hanabusa: Vituperative, Byzantine Contest Hottest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 PM :: 3716 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

If he loses their August showdown, Schatz will be the first appointee spurned in a primary since 1996....

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Friday, February 07, 2014
Schatz 93% More Liberal Than Average Senator
By Selected News Articles @ 5:23 PM :: 4481 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

93 percent more liberal than the rest of the Senate on economic issues, 73 percent more liberal on social issues, and 71 percent more liberal on foreign policy issues....

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Thursday, February 06, 2014
Faleomavaega still missing; American Samoa in legislative Danger
By Selected News Articles @ 5:04 AM :: 5297 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

We found no small irony in Gabbard quickly taking the seat Faleomavaega waited years to earn....

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Monday, February 03, 2014
WaPo: Hanabusa is 4th Biggest Loser in Politics
By Selected News Articles @ 2:46 PM :: 4874 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Hanabusa is doing little to show she'll be able to close the gap....

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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Faleomavaega on Hillary’s Hit List?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 4378 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

Faleomavaega was one of Obama’s earliest backers while then Gov. Togiola Tulafono endorsed then-Sen. Clinton....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Ige: Trumpets Have Sounded!
By News Release @ 12:16 PM :: 3772 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

This past weekend, the Star-Advertiser's Richard Borreca used the Governor's State of the State as the opening trumpet call for the 2014 governor's race....

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Friday, January 24, 2014
Marijuana export could pay off Hawaii’s debts, lawmaker says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:37 PM :: 165357 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Drugs

“This state would turn into a manufacturing state." -- Rep Rida Cabanilla

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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Furloughs: Abercrombie Caught in Lie as He Launches First Campaign Ad
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 6689 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Politicians

Sound financial management required making tough decisions and hard choices. All with NO furloughs** (this is a lie, Abercrombie continued Furloughs, renamed as DLWOP Days)....

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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Four Bills in House, Senate Democrat Package
By News Release @ 2:34 PM :: 4371 Views :: Democratic Party, Environment, Hawaii State Government

This is the first combined House-Senate Majority package since 2008....

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Monday, January 13, 2014
More Local Media Fraud on Faleomavaega?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:47 PM :: 4363 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Congressional Delegation

We thought the media had turned the corner on the issue of how to handle the disappearance of Faleomavaega....

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Friday, January 10, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Creagen to House from Secret List
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 5414 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

...UPDATE: Hawaii County Democratic Party January 13, 2014 released the three names sent to Abercrombie by HD5 Democrats....

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Friday, January 10, 2014
Tuna War: Congratulations, Samoa News
By Selected News Articles @ 2:06 PM :: 4200 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

Yesterday we called on the media to take seriously the tuna content issue being fought out in the Farm Bill in Congress and Samoa News led with a page one story today....

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Thursday, January 02, 2014
WaPo: Schatz Represents Hawaii's new White Ruling Class
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 PM :: 7684 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...what remains of Inouye’s mostly Japanese American political machine is fighting for supremacy against a younger and whiter progressive wing that is trying to become Hawaii’s new ruling class....

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Hanabusa Hits Schatz for Ties to Bloomberg, KOS Hits Hanabusa for Ties to Inouye
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 5115 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

"Last week Hanabusa accused Schatz of being supported by Democratic "kingmakers".  Ironic since she is claiming the senatorial mantle based on being anointed by the ultimate Democratic Kingmaker - Sen Daniel Inouye."

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Abercrombie Gets Secret List of Three Candidates to replace Rep Coffman
By News Release @ 4:20 PM :: 3735 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

The names of the three nominees will be released by the Governor or the Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii. ...  (or not)

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Saturday, December 28, 2013
Samoa News Continues to Deceive Public on Faleomavaega; credibility sinking
By Selected News Articles @ 6:01 PM :: 5934 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

We had hoped our common sense prescriptions on how to handle questionable statements emanating from the office of Delegate Faleomavaega would have proved persuasive to Samoa News but apparently not....

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Succession Plan Quietly Underway for Faleomavaega Seat?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:22 AM :: 4638 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...Tuā’au Kereti Māta’utia, Jr., the first candidate to announce for Faleomavaega's seat, is assistant senior policy adviser to the Governor....

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Saturday, December 14, 2013
Want to Run as a Democrat? Sorry, You Just Missed the Deadline
By Andrew Walden @ 9:59 PM :: 3977 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

A key deadline on the election calendar passed with little notice December 3....

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Saturday, December 14, 2013
Am Samoa: Talanei Perpetuating Faleomavaega Fraud?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 7040 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...the public is increasingly asking questions about his lengthy, apparent disappearance from public view....

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Saturday, December 14, 2013
Samoa News finally raises questions about Faleomavaega
By Selected News Articles @ 1:38 AM :: 4806 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

Samoa News deserves credit for publishing a story in today's paper about the virtual disappearance of our delegate to Congress....

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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Rep Faleomavaega a No-Show Again
By Selected News Articles @ 5:13 PM :: 4581 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

No reasons were given for his absence and he is still listed on the Committee's website as Ranking Member of the subcommittee....

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
UPDATE: Faleomavaega a "no show" at event; Remarks delivered for him
By Selected News Articles @ 9:32 PM :: 4312 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

We will be watching via internet to see if he shows up at his subcommittee session tomorrow....

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Monday, December 09, 2013
Rep Denny Coffman Resigns
By News Release @ 7:29 PM :: 3843 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

HD5 Democrats are required to submit names of three HD5 Democrats to the Governor.  Abercrombie will pick one of the three....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Am Samoa: Coverup on Rep Faleomavaega Health Questions?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:07 PM :: 5169 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

It has been almost a month now since Delegate Faleomavaega was stricken with some unrevealed ailment after arriving on an evening flight from Honolulu to Pago Pago....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Judge Rejects Dems Closed Primary Suit: Door Remains Open to 'As Applied' Challenge
By Robert Thomas @ 2:11 PM :: 3634 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

Although it dismissed the lawsuit -- the Party raised only a facial claim -- the court left open the possibility of an as-applied challenge....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
FULL TEXT: Judge Upholds Hawaii Open Primary, Rules Against Democrats
By News Release @ 12:00 AM :: 3482 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

The court upholds Hawaii’s open primary election against this facial constitutional challenge....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Hanabusa Camp Hits Schatz 'Divisive appeal to Single Ideological Group'
By News Release @ 7:44 PM :: 3347 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

...our race is virtually tied, 38-36, with a little more than eight months to go before the start of early voting....

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
HECO Pushes 9 Secret Solar Projects at Whopping 15.8 Cents Per KWH
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 4783 Views :: Democratic Party, Energy, Ethics
How many of the secret 9 contracts will funnel money out of your pocket via Solar City into the coffers of the National Democratic Party and its candidates?
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Hanabusa Camp: Schatz Campaign "Divisive, Insulting, Crass, Cynical, Narrow-Minded"
By News Release @ 5:09 PM :: 5192 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Brian Schatz just sent around an insulting memo...arguing that the ideology of a single group of voters will trump the broad coalition of interests that has made Hawaii the warm, inclusive place we all love....

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Closed Primary: Party Leaders Want more ideological Democratic Party
By Robert Thomas @ 5:44 PM :: 4036 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

...this lawsuit, while not exactly popular, is part of a long-term gambit to take the Party -- and Hawaii....

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Saturday, October 19, 2013
$381K in Prohibited Gifts: Ethics Commission Compares Kirk Caldwell to Rod Tam -- Then Lets him off Hook
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 6209 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

This case stems from complaints concerning the possible influence of $381,000 of private donations over Mayor Kirk Caldwell and his new administration....

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Thursday, October 17, 2013
Memos: Hanabusa has Failed -- Schatz is a White Ideologue with a Superior Campaign
By Selected News Articles @ 3:28 AM :: 5475 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

"With decisive advantages in money, endorsements, organization, and manpower as well as an ideology...."

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Monday, October 07, 2013
HI House leader steps down amid campaign spending investigation
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:13 PM :: 4380 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

State Rep. Karen Awana is out as Democrat House majority leader....

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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Gill: "Lazy Democrats Might Support Other Parties" After we Close Primary
By Robert Thomas @ 3:32 PM :: 4342 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

Using the power of the state to equalize political outcomes, in a district where most citizens think one way, is a dangerous idea....

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Friday, September 20, 2013
Close Dem Primary? State Claims Hawaii Already has 'Vibrant Multi-Party System'
By Robert Thomas @ 2:01 AM :: 4038 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections
These are among the gems to be gleaned from the State's counter-motion to the Democratic Party's motion for summary judgment, filed earlier this week in the federal lawsuit challenging the open primary process."
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Saturday, September 14, 2013
Former HI House candidate sentenced in $1.5 million ponzi scheme
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:45 AM :: 5019 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians

The society pages of MidWeek magazine showed Pascua at events with some of Hawaii’s most well-known politicians, including former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann and prominent Democratic activist Amy Agbayani....

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Monday, August 12, 2013
KOS: Open Primary Forces Democrats to Discipline Lawmakers
By Selected News Articles @ 2:31 PM :: 3817 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections
Because of Hawaii’s bizarre primary system, in which non-party members are allowed to vote, the possibility of party grass roots disciplining people like Gabbard, through primarying him, is very remote....
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Monday, August 05, 2013
Hawaii DINOs Meet Idaho RINOs
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 PM :: 3922 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

Just as the GOP activists in Idaho want bad-intentioned Democrats and free-thinking independents out of “their” nominating process, so do Democratic Party leaders in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
KOS: Hanabusa ‘Sockpuppet’ Hits Schatz for ‘Homophobic Hubris’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:57 PM :: 4574 Views :: Democratic Party, Family, Politicians
Apparently the two candidates are fighting over who deserves more love from gays....
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Ikaika Anderson forms Congressional Campaign Committee
By Andrew Walden @ 3:26 PM :: 3818 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Anderson is not obligated to resign his Council seat to run for Congress....
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Ed Case: 'I won't be a candidate'
By Ed Case @ 5:29 PM :: 3725 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
I won't be a candidate for public office as long as I'm with Outrigger. Since I hope that's a long time, this likely ends any further political career....
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Hirono Team Organizing Schatz Campaign Against Hanabusa
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 4444 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Schatz brought on many of the national consultants who helped Hirono win her seat last November....

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Sen David Ige to challenge Abercrombie for Governor
By Andrew Walden @ 2:04 PM :: 5309 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Ige will not be running for reelection to the Senate....
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Sunday, June 23, 2013
LA Times: California ‘Non-Partisan’ Primary ‘Weakened Democracy’
By Selected News Articles @ 7:13 PM :: 4260 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

In response to Hawaii Democrats' suit to close their primary, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, columnist David Shapiro and Luxury Resort Developer Pierre Omidyar’s Civil Beat have all editorialized in favor of Hawaii adopting California’s ‘Top Two’ primary system....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Full Text: Hawaii Democrats' Lawsuit Demanding Closed Primary
By Robert Thomas @ 4:03 AM :: 4821 Views :: Democratic Party, First Amendment, Office of Elections

Here are the Complaint and the Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and Preliminary Injunction, filed yesterday....

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Monday, June 17, 2013
Republicans: Our Primary Will Remain 'Open' as Hawaii Democratic Party Sues for Closed Primary
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 7378 Views :: Democratic Party, First Amendment, Office of Elections, Republican Party

to ensure Democrats are elected at the primary stage by ONLY their fellow Democrats....

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