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Democrat Schatz re-elected to US Senate from Hawaii

Nov. 09, 2022 02:54 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Incumbent U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat, on Tuesday was re-elected to another six-year term, defeating Republican state Rep. Bob McDermott. "We’ve got a tremendous amount of challenges across the state of Hawaii. Huge challenges, but also huge opportunities,"...

Democrat Brian Schatz wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Hawaii

Nov. 09, 2022 00:47 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Brian Schatz wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Hawaii.

Hawaii: What to expect on election night

Nov. 02, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

Hawaii is one of the nation’s most reliably blue states, with Democrats dominating federal and statewide elected offices. Joe Biden won 63% of the vote in 2020, while 34% cast ballots for Donald Trump. The state’s top race is the gubernatorial contest featuring Republican former...

Manchin's big energy deal draws pushback from many Dems

Sep. 10, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats desperately needed the vote of Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia to get their signature legislative priority across the finish. So they did what Washington does best: They cut a deal. To help land his support for a bill hailed by advocacy groups as the...

US military shrinks timeline for draining Hawaii fuel tanks

Sep. 07, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military on Wednesday said it now expects to remove fuel from a leaky Hawaii fuel tank farm in July 2024, five months earlier than its initial plan. Critics have lambasted the U.S. Department of Defense's original timeline to remove the fuel from the Red...