Daniel K. Akaka

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  • Hawaii gives homestate farewell to hero Inouye

    The late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye was remembered Sunday as an American hero whose legacy as a war veteran and senator would be felt across Hawaii for years to come.


  • Inside Politics: Former president in hospital for bronchitis

    Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for treatment of a lingering cough.


  • "All I was after was making sure the District had its own Hatch Act," Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat, said Wednesday. "There's confusion as to how the law applies to D.C." (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Norton urges Hatch Act change

    The District's nonvoting member of Congress is hoping to divorce the city from aspects of a law that limits federal employees' political activities as the city gains traction in efforts to increase the distance between local affairs and controlling hands on Capitol Hill.


  • Democrat Ed Case, a former two-term member of the U.S. House, has his eyes on retiring Sen. Daniel K. Akaka's seat in 2012. (Associated Press)

    First candidate files for Akaka's seat

    Former Rep. Ed Case of Hawaii is the first official candidate in what is expected to be a flood of candidates for the 2012 election to succeed retiring Sen. Daniel K. Akaka.


  • **FILE** Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, Hawaii Democrat (Bloomberg News)

    Hawaii senator to call it quits

    Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Akaka said Wednesday he won't seek re-election next year, the fifth member of the Senate Democratic Caucus to decide not to face the voters in 2012.


  • Political Scene

    Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, 86, said Wednesday he won't seek re-election next year, the fifth member of the Senate Democratic Caucus to decide not to face the voters in 2012.


  • SGT. SHAFT: Agent Orange victim denied benefits

    Dear Sgt. Shaft: My husband is on the Agent Orange list, but cannot receive any benefits because his ship isn't on the list. Is there anything we can do?


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