Physician Green Wins Hawaii Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

HONOLULU — For their 16th wedding anniversary, Democrats in Hawaii handed Josh Green and his wife, Jaime, a comfortable margin of victory in Saturday’s gubernatorial primary. Green, the current lieutenant governor of the state, handily defeated former first lady Vicky Cayetano and Kaiali’I Kahele, who decided to seek the governorship instead of a second term … Read more

Asa on CNN urges support for the FBI. In today’s Republican Party, that’s news.

“We have to stop judging them.” governor @AsaHutchinson (R-AR) responds to Republicans attacking the FBI after investigators seize classified documents from Trump’s home. @CNNSotu #CNNSOTU -CNN (@CNN) August 14, 2022 “Back the blue.” That time it was a tried-and-true Republican sound bite. Today it’s news that Governor Asa Hutchinson is a reclusive Republican politician … Read more

Republicans want more details released on search of Trump’s home

WASHINGTON – The White House did not comment Sunday on most aspects of the FBI’s search for the home of former President Donald Trump. But Republicans pressed for more answers, seeking an explanation beyond what the Justice Department has released. Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre emphasized to host Jonathan Karl on ABC’s “This Week” that she … Read more

‘From today, you have to wear a crown of thorns’: Mahatma Gandhi told West Bengal ministers in Calcutta on August 15, 1947

When the cabinet members of West Bengal went to seek Mahatma Gandhi’s blessings in Kolkata (then Calcutta) on 15 August 1947, he said that they (the ministers) now wore a crown of thorns and should remain humble and tolerant. “From today, you have to wear the crown of thorns. Unceasingly strive to cultivate truth and … Read more

Senator Ed Markey and other lawmakers land in Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan – A delegation of US lawmakers will visit Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi angered China. The five-member delegation, led by Democratic Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen and other officials, as well as members of the private sector, to discuss shared … Read more

Josh Green wins Hawaii Democratic primary for governor

HONOLULU — Lt. Gov. Josh Green won the Democratic primary for the state’s next governor on Saturday after a close race against U.S. Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele and former Hawaiian First Lady Vicky Cayetano. Green has served as second-in-command for the past four years to Hawaii Gov. David Ige, who has already served two terms and … Read more