The latest on Mazie Hirono. A Democrat, Hirono was elected to represent Hawaii in the U.S. Senate in 2012, becoming the first woman to represent the state in the U.S. Senate, the first Asian-American woman elected to the U.S. Senate and the first Buddhist elected to the U.S. Senate. She previously represented Hawaii's 2nd congressional district from 2006 to 2012, Hawaii's lieutenant governor from 1994 to 2002 and in Hawaii's House of Representatives from 1981 to 1994.
Social Spending Bill Won't Add to Inflation: Sen. Mazie Hirono
"I disagree with Joe that Build Back Better is going to add to inflation," said the Democrat, pointing out economists have called the bill "anti-inflationary."
63 House Republicans Voted Against Bill to Fight Asian American Hate Crime
Speaker Pelosi said on the House floor: "The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill will strengthen our defenses against any anti-AAPI violence, speeding our response to hate crime."
Hawley Explains Why He Was Sole Vote Against Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill
The bill passed in the Senate by a vote of 94 to 1 on Thursday, with the House to consider similar legislation in the coming weeks.
Democrats Defeat GOP Effort to Add Admissions to Asian Hate Crimes Bill
Before passing legislation to curb hate crimes against Asian and Pacific Island Americans, Senate Democrats stopped Republicans from including discrimination against Asian Americans in college admissions.
Josh Hawley Only Senator to Vote Against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill
In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the Senate voted 94 to 1 to pass the COVID Hate Crimes Act on Thursday.
Most GOP Senators Would Convict Trump Via Secret Ballot, Sen. Hirono Says
"Fear has been motivating them," the Democratic lawmaker said of her GOP colleagues.
Democrats Criticize Barr for OKing Investigations Into Unproven Voter Fraud
"What a small, scared President we have had," one Democrat representative tweeted. "Better days ahead."
Some Senate Democrats Consider Boycotting SCOTUS Confirmation Hearing
Senate Judiciary Committee members Chris Coons and Mazie Hirono told Newsweek they're uncertain if they'll participate in the forthcoming hearing, signaling they may snub the process in an apparent rebuke to Republicans filling the vacancy before Election Day.
Democrats Demand Answers From Zuckerberg About Extremist Facebook Content
A trio of Democratic senators are seeking information about Facebook's policies by July 10 as the social network is facing a major advertising boycott, with several brands halting their spending.
Fox News Host Doubles Down On Questioning Lt. Colonel Vindman's Credibility
"I think that's farcical. There's no doubt about it. This lieutenant colonel was born in the Ukraine," Kilmeade said.
Senator Slams GOP Attacking 'Decorated Soldier' Testifying Against Trump
"As expected, the right-wing will impugn someone's character," Senator Mazie Hirono said.
Calls Mount From Democrats for William Barr's Resignation After Testimony
The attorney general labeled the controversy he's found himself enveloped in as "mind-bendingly bizarre."
'Crazy Female' Senator Calls Trump 'Sexual Predator'
"I've decided that the reason he doesn't say my name is because he can't figure out how to pronounce it."
Hawaii Senator to Donate Salary Earned During Shutdown
Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawaii will donate her pay to Hawaii's food banks.
Video: Hirono Says Blaming Dems for Shutdown 'Bull****'
"I would hardly be able to stand it," Hirono told MSNBC Thursday.
Fox Panel Blasts Hawaii Senator's Claim Dems Too Smart
"Donald Trump is able to actually connect with people emotionally and they are so frustrated," reacted The Five's Dana Perino.
Senator: Democrats Should Speak to Hearts, Not Minds
Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono said Tuesday that Democrats "need to speak to the heart" instead of conveying to Americans how much liberals know about issues.
Supreme Court Will 'Nullify' Roe v. Wade, Senator Says
"The states are very busy passing all kinds of laws that would limit a woman's right to choose. It's those things that will go before Justice Kavanaugh," Senator Mazie Hirono warned.
Kellyanne Conway Calls Senator Mazie Hirono a Sexist
"She is a sexist," Conway said of Senator Mazie Hirono.
Mazie Hirono to Her Critics: "F*** Them!"
Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono has continued to question the president's judicial nominees about whether they have ever been accused of sexual misconduct.
Senator Will Ask Nominees About Harassment Under Oath
On Wednesday, Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono asked a federal court nominee whether he had a history with sexual misconduct. He had to answer under oath.
Battling Kidney Disease, Senator Fights for Obamacare
Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono has become the party's point person for fighting repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Hawaiian Attorney General Hits Back at Jeff Sessions
Sessions had been dismissive toward a Hawaiian judge who opposed Trump's travel ban.