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Tulsi Gabbard releases awkward four minute cellphone video apologizing for her years of homophobia

Since announcing her 2020 Presidential bid one week ago, the progressive Hawaiian Democrat has been on doing serious damage control.
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, 20/20, Homophobia, Apology, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Antigay, Homophobic, Tulsi Gabbard


No, the government shutdown isn’t a ‘crisis’

This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.” “Shutdown sows chaos, confusion and anxiety!” says The Washington Post. “Pain spreads widely.” The New York Times headlined, it’s all “just too much!” But wait. Looking around America, I see people going about their business — families eating in restaurants, employees going to work, children playing in playgrounds, etc. I have to ask: Where’s the crisis? Pundits talk as if government is the most i...
Tags: England, Congress, California, Washington Post, Opinion, Washington, La, America, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Fda, Tsa, Lausd


Hawkish establishment goes after Tulsi Gabbard

This year it seems every Democrat with a minimum of name recognition is considering running for president. For the party, the surge of enthusiasm comes with a few risks. The biggest is a messy intra-party fight. And so far, the worst sign of the consequences of that conflict is the early effort to torpedo the nascent campaign of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. Gabbard isn’t like the Democrats’ typical candidates. But she’s not one of the restive moderates or the activist socialists, either. On clo...
Tags: California, Opinion, Iraq, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, Editorials, West Bank, Lausd, Donald Trump, Bashar Al Assad, Democratic Party, Obama Clinton, National Guard, Tulsi Gabbard


Kirsten Gillibrand Announces She's Running For President

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced Tuesday night that she will enter the 2020 race for president.“I’m filing an exploratory committee for President of the United States, tonight,” she said in an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. “As a young mom I’m going to fight for other people’s kids as hard as I would fight for my own,” she said.She spoke about her desire to improve healthcare and public schools and taking on “systems of power” that too often leads to inequality. “I know I ha...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Congress, Stephen Colbert, California, Senate, Barack Obama, United States, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Kirsten Gillibrand, Ucla, Dartmouth College, State, Don


Trump's New Birth Control Rules Go Into Effect Everywhere Except 13 States & D.C.

Two final rules issued by the Trump administration that would make it easier for employers and universities to deny women birth control coverage were blocked by a federal judge in 13 states and the District of Columbia on Sunday night. The policy, which is extremely similar to the interim rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services in late 2017, still took effect in the remaining 37 states Monday.President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) ensured that birth control was c...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Barack Obama, Oakland, District Of Columbia, Captivity, Trump, U S District Court, Department of Health and Human Services, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Tulsi Gabbard, Xavier Becerra, Leana, Haywood S Gilliam Jr, Jayme Closs, ACA California


2020 hopeful Tulsi Gabbard says she’s really, really sorry for her long history of homophobia

The Hawaiian Democrat has again apologized for years of promoting anti-LGBTQ policies and positions.
Tags: Feature, Politics, Lifestyle, Hawaii, 20/20, Homophobia, Ad Friendly, Antigay, Tulsi Gabbard


Brace Yourself: Waves Of 2020 Announcements Expected Soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks. While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Ne...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Obama, California, Washington, Senate, White House, New York City, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire


US election 2020: The Democrat candidates who are running for president

Tulsi Gabbard, the Democratic US Representative of Hawaii, has become the latest Democrat to throw her hat in the ring for the US presidential election in 2020.  In remarks aired by CNN on Friday, Ms Gabbard said she intended to pursue a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," Ms Gabbard said. She is the latest to join what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary field before the November 2020 p...
Tags: News, Maryland, Congress, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, Iraq, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Syria, Ap, Cnn, Hillary Clinton


Julián Castro launches presidential bid with speech in Texas

Obama housing secretary would be first Hispanic American nominee if he beats Democratic field likely to number 20 or moreJulián Castro, the federal housing secretary under Barack Obama, announced his presidential bid on Saturday with an address in his home city of San Antonio, Texas, where he served for five years as mayor. Related: Tulsi Gabbard: Democrat says she will run for president in 2020 Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, San Antonio, Castro, San Antonio Texas, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, US elections 2020


Julian Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Run

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates, while anticipation grows around bigger names still considering a White House run. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino in what is shaping up to be a crowded Democratic field, made immigration a centerpiece of his announcement in his home...
Tags: Texas, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Massachusetts, Barack Obama, Ap, Hillary Clinton, Hawaii, Nevada, Donald Trump, San Antonio, Castro


Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro announces presidential run

By PAUL J. WEBER | Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates, while anticipation grows around bigger names still considering a White House run. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino in what is shaping up to be a crowded Democratic field, put immigration and the record-lo...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, News, Maryland, Obama, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Massachusetts, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, Hawaii


Julián Castro launches presidential bid with San Antonio speech

Obama housing secretary would be first Hispanic American nominee if he beats Democratic field likely to number 20 or moreJulián Castro, the federal housing secretary under Barack Obama, announced his presidential bid on Saturday with an address in his home city of San Antonio, Texas, where he served for five years as mayor. Related: Tulsi Gabbard: Democrat says she will run for president in 2020 Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, San Antonio, Castro, San Antonio Texas, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, US elections 2020


Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard Says She Will Run For President In 2020

Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is running for president in 2020.Gabbard revealed her decision on Friday in an interview with CNN. She said she will make a formal announcement within the next week."There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision,” Gabbard said. “There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve.”Gabbard was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2012 to represent Hawaii’s ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Congress, Stephen Colbert, California, Washington, Massachusetts, Iraq, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Syria, Cnn


Julián Castro set to launch presidential bid with San Antonio speech

Obama housing secretary would be first Hispanic American nominee if he beats Democratic field likely to number 20 or moreJulián Castro, the federal housing secretary under Barack Obama, is expected to announce his presidential bid on Saturday with an address in his home city of San Antonio, Texas, where he served for five years as mayor. Related: Tulsi Gabbard: Democrat says she will run for president in 2020 Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, San Antonio, Castro, San Antonio Texas, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, US elections 2020


Democratic Rep Tulsi Gabbard Running for President in 2020

(WASHINGTON) — Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced that she is running for president in 2020. Gabbard said in a CNN interview slated to air Saturday night that she will be formally announcing her candidacy within the next week. The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran is the first Hindu elected to Congress. She has…
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Iraq, Uncategorized, Cnn, Hawaii, Tulsi Gabbard, Gabbard, Onetime, 2020 Presidential Election


Cesspool mandate looms, Kauai DOBOR manager fined, resigns after no-bid contracts, Honolulu prosecutor impeachment filed in court, grumbling about state Senate assignments, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Oahu aerial view ©2018 All Hawaii News Hawaii homes with cesspools must be upgraded by 2050. But, a State Environmental Council Committee is calling for more scientific evidence to drive this mandate. Hawaii Public Radio.Some Grumbling Over Senate Committee Posts. A few senators are upset about their assignments and say traditions are not being followed, but President Ron Kouchi says any complaints are baseless. Civil Beat.State Education Board Plans To Lobby Legislature Directly. The BOE...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Senate, White House, Hawaii, Boe, Michigan, Seattle, DOE, Kauai, Pali, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Coast Guard, West Hawaii, Oahu


Used to bucking establishment, Gabbard eyes White House run

HONOLULU (AP) — One of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s duties when she deployed to Iraq with the Hawaii Army National Guard in 2005 was to scan a list of U.S. combat casualties for names of her unit’s soldiers. Her job as a brigade surgeon operations specialist was to make sure these soldiers got the care they […]
Tags: News, White House, Iraq, Ap, Honolulu, Tulsi Gabbard, Gabbard, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Hawaii Army National Guard


Feds probe rail, Ige-Green inauguration today, Gabbard stumps in New Hampshire, but coy on presidential plans, preschool kids served Pine-Sol, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu rail guide-way detail PC:HART Federal inquiry linked to rail. Federal investigators are taking an interest in Hono­lulu’s $9 billion rail project, but it is unclear what has attracted their attention. Star-Advertiser.After winning his re-election bid earlier this month, Gov. David Ige is set to be sworn in for his second term Monday at the rotunda in the state Capitol. Hawaii News Now.Governor David Ige, Lt. Governor-elect Josh Green to be sworn-in Monday. KHON2.Ige will start hi...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Washington, White House, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Kilauea, Lima, Pahoa, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Haleakala, Maui, Department Of Health, Josh Green, Honolulu


Supreme court chief justice issues rare rebuke to Trump over attack on judges – live

John Roberts, a George W Bush nominee, praises independent judiciary, while Cindy McCain condemns Trump for attacking late husband 6.11pm GMT Donald Trump is at his Palm Beach golf course today playing a round of golf with Jack Nicklaus, per CNN.The White House adds that Trump is playing with famed golfer Jack Nicklaus. https://t.co/qbLA4jJoxq 5.40pm GMT Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has some choice words in response to Donald Trump’s embrace of Saudi Arabia after the murder of journalist Ja...
Tags: Republicans, Saudi Arabia, White House, World news, US news, Cnn, Democrats, US politics, Hawaii, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Jack Nicklaus, George W Bush, Trump, John Roberts


Trump plans Hawaii stopover today, FEMA assesses homeowners' volcano damage, super PAC forms to support candidates as Elections 2018 kicks off, Waikiki beach boys fight simmers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PC:The White House President Donald Trump planned to make a brief stopover in Hawaii after leaving Singapore following nuclear negotiations with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Star-Advertiser.President Donald Trump will stop in Hawaii after returning from his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House announced Monday. Hawaii News Now.President Donald Trump plans to visit Andersen Air Force Base on Guam and Joint ...
Tags: Travel, North Korea, Kaiser Permanente, White House, Singapore, Amazon Prime, Gop, Hawaii, Fema, Kim Jong Un, PAC, Associated Press, Kim, Kilauea, Donald Trump, Usgs


Congresswoman Gabbard backs Hanabusa for Hawaii governor

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard is endorsing a fellow congresswoman for governor of Hawaii. Gabbard announced Wednesday she’s endorsing U.S. Rep Colleen Hanabusa, who is running against fellow Democrat Gov. David Ige. Hanabusa says the endorsement is unexpected and shows that in Hawaii, differences are not always divisive. Gabbard says she made her […]
Tags: News, Ap, Hawaii, Honolulu, Tulsi Gabbard, Gabbard, Nation & World, Colleen Hanabusa, Nation & World Politics, Hanabusa, Hawaii Gabbard, David Ige Hanabusa


Hawaii Democrat: false missile alarm shows Trump failure on North Korea

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard says state takes blame for panic but claims it revealed flaws in White House approach to nuclear-armed PyongyangThe false alarm about a ballistic missile strike that terrified Hawaiians on Saturday showed Donald Trump’s policy on North Korea is wrong, a Democratic US representative from the state said on Sunday. Related: Hawaii ballistic missile false alarm results in panic Continue reading...
Tags: North Korea, White House, US, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Hawaii, Nuclear Weapons, Donald Trump, Trump, Tulsi Gabbard, Trump Administration


Hawaii sent scrambling after official alert wrongly warns ballistic missile is incoming

Hawaii was plunged into panic on Saturday when an official alert warned people a ballistic missile was about to hit - only for it to turn out to be a false alarm.  Residents in the American state, which has a population of almost 1.5 million,  reportedly ran for cover when they spotted the message on their smartphones.  "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL," the emergency alert read.  Children were seen sheltering in locker rooms while others w...
Tags: New York, News, North Korea, White House, US, America, Cnn, Hawaii, Donald Trump, Maui, Afp, McGowan, Oahu Hawaii, Emergency Management Agency, Tulsi Gabbard, Brian Schatz


Hawaii still tops for homeless, Obama in town, Honolulu police chief selection delayed, monk seal in road slows Maui traffic, no cool schools for Big Island, Maui hospital lawsuit dismissed, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Homeless in Hawaii © 2017 All Hawaii News Hawaii still has the highest per capita homeless population in the country “but things have started to gel” in the islands, according to the western regional coordinator for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. Star-Advertiser.The state Department of Health gave the green light Wednesday for two more production facilities to begin growing medical marijuana, despite not being able to sell the drug to consumers yet. Star-Advertiser.Expert: ...
Tags: Travel, Obama, Navy, California, Barack Obama, United States, Hawaii, Commission, Laniakea, Hawaii Island, Maui, Hawai'i, Honolulu, Defense Logistics Agency, West Hawaii, Oahu


A British Baroness Wants To Rekindle Donald Trump's Affection For Bashar Assad

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Tags: News, Washington, France, Senate, White House, Islamic State, Russia, Iran, Syria, Bbc, House Of Lords, Hawaii, House, Middle East, Islam, State Department


Antiwar Dem Lawmaker Flip-Flops On Syria Humanitarian Group, Deletes Tweet

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Tags: Facebook, Japan, News, Congress, Washington, Islamic State, Iraq, America, Barack Obama, Syria, Nato, Hawaii, Libya, Denmark, Al Qaeda, Assad


Bill O'Reilly Had A Better 4/20 Than You

Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! Today is April 20th , just another day on the calendar in which Americans try to forget about reality. Bill O’Reilly is receiving a $25 million severance check -— an amount typically reserved for more noble undertakings like selling out to a lobbying firm, ruining the Yankees’ playoff chances or running an investment bank into the ground. And President Trump contradicted his own...
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Many in Hawaii support US Rep. Gabbard despite Assad comment

HONOLULU (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard surprised and angered many when she questioned whether Syrian President Bashar Assad was responsible for a chemical attack on civilians that killed dozens and sparked a U.S. attack on an air base. But back home in heavily Democratic Hawaii, she still has a deep reservoir of good […]
Tags: News, US, Ap, Hawaii, Assad, Bashar Assad, Honolulu, Tulsi Gabbard, Gabbard, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


'The Resistance' That Doesn't Resist War

Simultaneously with Trump’s Inauguration, the liberal “opposition” announced the beginning of “The Resistance” against Trump’s openly racist and xenophobic reign. Most notably, “The Resistance” protested in airports against Trump’s ban of immigrants from seven Muslim nations. I myself participated in such demonstrations. Trump’s administration otherwise got off to a rocky start, with courts shooting down both of Trump’s attempts at the Muslim ban, with the White House in seeming disarray, with ...
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Republicans, North Korea Considering Nuclear Option

Today was Opening Day at Nationals Park, an opportunity for Washington’s rich ruling class to look at their phones outside. President Trump donated his first quarter salary to the National Park Service, thanking the agency for keeping our natural landscapes filled with huge crowds. And Senate Republicans might use the “nuclear option” to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, which would set a devastating precedent for political war metaphors. This is HUFFPOST HILL for Monday, April 3rd, 20...
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