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Friday, February 20, 2015
Takai vs Takai on Homeland Security Funding
By Andrew Walden @ 2:34 AM :: 3221 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military
Did any reporter ask Takai whether he regretted last month's vote against funding DHS?
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Schatz 3rd Most Absentee Senator
By Selected News Articles @ 12:09 PM :: 2819 Views :: Congressional Delegation
...on Vocativ’s Senate list Hawaii Democrat Brian Schatz missing the third-most votes....
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Hirono: ObamaCare Needs MORE Snow Days
By Selected News Articles @ 8:31 PM :: 2883 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Health Care

...Healthcare.gov failed customers on the last hours of open enrollment this past weekend and now anyone who had problems signing up is getting an extension....

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 17, 2015
By Congress.org @ 2:42 PM :: 2293 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Child Pornography Victims Restitution - Passage
  • House: Keystone XL Pipeline – Passage
  • House: Small Business Tax Extenders – Passage
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Monday, February 09, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 9, 2015
By Congress.org @ 4:13 PM :: 3001 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Fiscal 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations – Cloture 
House: Healthcare Overhaul Repeal – Passage 
House: Small Business Regulatory Revisions – Passage
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Monday, February 02, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted February 2, 2015
By Congress.org @ 12:41 PM :: 2272 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline - Passage
  • House: Liquefied Natural Gas Exports - Passage
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Monday, January 26, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 26, 2015
By Congress.org @ 3:08 PM :: 2452 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline - Climate Change
  • Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline - Energy Efficiency Standards
  • House: Gas Pipeline Permit Deadlines – Passage
  • House: Federal Abortion Funding Ban – Passage
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted January 20, 2015
By Congress.org @ 1:48 PM :: 2399 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline - Cloture
House: Rulemaking Process Overhaul – Passage
House: Fiscal 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations - Passage
House: Financial Regulatory Revisions - Passage
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Monday, December 22, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How they Voted December 22, 2014
By Congress.org @ 12:35 PM :: 2371 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Senate: Confirmation of Vivek Hallegere Murthy to be Surgeon General....

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Sunday, December 21, 2014
Motions Fly in Lawsuit Seeking Removal of Schatz from Office
By Andrew Walden @ 8:23 PM :: 4579 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections

"...Defendants, pursuant to Hawaii law, selected this appointee through a process that ignores the Seventeenth Amendment...."

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Monday, December 15, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted December 15, 2014
By Congress.org @ 2:54 PM :: 2304 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Fiscal 2015 Omnibus Appropriations - Motion to Concur
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Omnibus Appropriations - Passage
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Top Chicago Labor Law Firm Takes Aim at Illegal Appointment of Brian Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 10:09 PM :: 4106 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections

The Geoghegan firm successfully represented plaintiffs in Judge v. Quinn involving related Seventeenth Amendment issues resulting from the temporary appointment to the US Senate of Roland Burris....

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Is it wasteful or watchful government spending?
By Rachelle Chang @ 4:03 PM :: 3747 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics

...the “2014 Congressional Pigbook,” published by the Citizens Against Government Waste identifies federal government “pork” spending in the millions of dollars in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Man gets 33 months in prison after threatening to decapitate congresswoman
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:35 PM :: 2819 Views :: Congressional Delegation

...On Aug. 3,  2013, Sherbow sent an email to the FBI and the media with the headline “Cutting Off Tulsi Gabbard’s Head.”....

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Monday, December 08, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted December 8, 2014
By Congress.org @ 2:57 PM :: 2292 Views :: Congressional Delegation
House: Executive Action on Immigration - Passage
House: Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization - Motion to Concur
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Monday, November 24, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 24, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:36 PM :: 2412 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Keystone XL Pipeline - Passage
Senate: Surveillance Authorities - Cloture
House: EPA Research Standards – Passage

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Thursday, November 20, 2014
U.S. not prepared for a major volcanic eruption, panel says
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 PM :: 4099 Views :: Hawaii County , National News, Congressional Delegation
The U.S. is falling short in its ability to track and respond to a major volcanic eruption at this time, a panel of experts told a congressional hearing Wednesday.…
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Laborers Union: Schatz, Hirono, Hanabusa, Gabbard are Cowards Pandering to Eco Nut Billionaires
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 3378 Views :: Energy, Congressional Delegation

Democratic leaders in Washington should put job creation ahead of the ravings of environmental wing-nuts and their deep pocketed billionaire funders....

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted November 17, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:10 PM :: 2481 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Senate: Child Care and Development Block Grant - Cloture

House: Keystone XL Pipeline - Passage

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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Am Samoa, Guam, NMI, and Alaska -- Republicans Win Big Across Pacific
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 4712 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

Congressional candidate Aumua Amata was yesterday elected to serve as American Samoa’s non-voting Delegate to the U.S. House, unseating longtime incumbent, Congressman Faleomavaega Eni....

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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Faleomavaega Sued by Former Congressional Staff Attorney
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 3702 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

...a former member of Faleomavaega's staff is suing the delegate....

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Monday, November 03, 2014
Hawaii Voters 11th Most Powerful in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 PM :: 3170 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics

...by calculating the number of elected officials in the federal government per adult population in each state for the most recent election years....

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Sunday, November 02, 2014
Charles Djou Announces 30-Day Plan
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:31 PM :: 3617 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...if we are honored to win this race, in our first 30 days in office, I will....

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Saturday, November 01, 2014
Lawsuit Seeks Removal of Schatz from Office
By News Release @ 1:38 AM :: 6230 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary, Office of Elections, Politicians

...the election being conducted by Defendant Nago and the State of Hawaii Office of Elections is unconstitutional under the Seventeenth Amendment....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
American Samoa--Mistaken About Faleomavaega?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 4011 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Faleomavaega neither resigned nor retired and finally has returned home just a few days short of a year after his medical evacuation last October....

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
S.567: Schatz Proposes Largest Tax Hike in US History
By Selected News Articles @ 8:56 PM :: 3875 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Taxes

GovTrack predicts S.567 and H.R.3118 has a 0% chance of passing out of committee and a 0% probability of being enacted....

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Djou Emphasizes Critical Need for Bipartisan Congressional Delegation
By News Release @ 1:48 PM :: 2860 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Djou Emphasizes Critical Need for Bipartisan Congressional Delegation....

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Friday, October 03, 2014
Entrepreneurship? Hawaii has 2nd Worst Congressional Delegation
By News Release @ 4:27 AM :: 3746 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

Only Vermont is worse....

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Monday, September 22, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 22, 2014
By Congress.org @ 12:47 PM :: 2353 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Senate: Equal Pay - Cloture

Senate: Fiscal 2015 Continuing Resolution - Passage

House: Fiscal 2015 Continuing Resolution - Passage

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Friday, September 19, 2014
Hirono is Biggest Spender in US Senate, Schatz not far Behind
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 AM :: 3198 Views :: Congressional Delegation

The poorest scoring Senators were Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), each of whom only managed scores of 3 percent....

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Mazie Hirono Blocks Bill to Revoke US Citizenship of ISIS Terrorists
By Selected News Articles @ 6:52 PM :: 6460 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Military

As then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: "US citizenship is a privilege, it is not a right. People who are serving foreign powers or in this case foreign terrorists are clearly in violation of that oath which they swore when they became citizens."

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 15, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:50 PM :: 2315 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Senate: Campaign Finance Constitutional Amendment - Cloture

House: Water Regulation - Passage

House: Health Plan Extensions - Passage

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Djou Talks Balanced Budget -- Takai Skips Candidate Forums
By News Release @ 2:02 PM :: 3150 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

Djou's opponent failed to attend today's candidate forum and also missed a candidate forum last night in Mapunapuna....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
FEMA Rejection Shows Lack of Leadership by Schatz
By News Release @ 4:51 PM :: 4622 Views :: Hawaii County , Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

...The rejection of the disaster declaration shows the people of Hawaii that Schatz has no influence where it matters most....

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Faleomavaega Coming Back to American Samoa for Election Season?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 AM :: 3881 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...the United Nations third decennial conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)  will run from September 1-4 in Samoa....

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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Redskins 1, American Samoa 0
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 3475 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

...These are the kinds of issues that have dominated Faleomavaega’s agenda over the years when he hasn’t been traveling....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Am Samoa Leaders Work Around Missing Delegate to Resist Obama's Tuna Monument
By Selected News Articles @ 10:20 PM :: 3168 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians
“I have a simple question:” asked Annesley, “Can Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin legally run for office, without having to step on American Samoa soil?”
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Monday, August 04, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 4, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:55 PM :: 2286 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Both chambers are in recess until the week of September 8.... 
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Monday, July 28, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 28, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:03 PM :: 2284 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Insourcing Incentives - Cloture
  • House: Higher Education Tax Credits - Passage
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Monday, July 14, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted July 14, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:11 PM :: 2203 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Castro Nomination - Confirmation
  • Senate: Donovan Nomination - Confirmation
  • House: Workforce Investment Reauthorization - Motion to Concur
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Energy-Water Appropriations - Passage
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Monday, June 30, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 30, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:04 PM :: 2746 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Both chambers are in recess until the week of July 7....

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Monday, June 23, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 23, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:10 PM :: 2387 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Senate: Fiscal 2015 Appropriations Minibus 'Shell' - Cloture
House: Fiscal 2015 Defense Appropriations - Passage
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Monday, June 16, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 16, 2014
By Congress.org @ 2:08 PM :: 2263 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Veterans Benefits - Passage
  • Senate: Fischer Nomination - Confirmation
  • House: Fiscal 2014 NASA Authorization - Passage
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Passage
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Monday, June 09, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 9, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:55 PM :: 2347 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Upcoming Congressional Bills--House: Fiscal Year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
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Monday, June 02, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 2, 2014
By Congress.org @ 12:56 PM :: 2397 Views :: Congressional Delegation
Recent Congressional Votes
House: Fiscal 2015 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations – Passage
House: Fiscal 2014-2015 Intelligence Authorization – Passage
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 27, 2014
By Congress.org @ 1:55 PM :: 2401 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Water Projects - Conference Report
  • House: Water Projects - Conference Report
  • House: NSA Metadata Collection - Passage
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization - Passage
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Monday, May 12, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 12, 2014
By Congress.org @ 5:10 PM :: 2257 Views :: Congressional Delegation

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Energy-Efficient Building Codes –Cloture
  • House: Benghazi Select Committee–Passage
  • House: Research Tax Credit –Passage
  • House: Charter School Program Expansion–Passage
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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Earmarks: East-West Center Stars in 2014 Congressional Pig Book
By News Release @ 12:43 PM :: 4343 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Higher Education

The 2014 Congressional Pig Book Summary gives a snapshot of each appropriations bill and details the juiciest projects culled from the complete Pig Book....

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Monday, May 05, 2014
Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 5, 2014
By Congress.org @ 2:12 PM :: 2385 Views :: Congressional Delegation
  • Senate: Friedland Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Minimum Wage Increase – Cloture
  • House: Mil Con/Veterans Affairs Appropriations – Passage
  • House: Legislative Branch Appropriations – Passage
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Tulsi Gabbard Helps Republicans Shadow Obama in Asia
By Andrew Walden @ 2:33 PM :: 4889 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Obama

To see what coverage of the delegation looks like in a newspaper which does not worship at the shrine of home-state congressional seniority, readers must turn to the Wall Street Journal....

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