Tulsi in the News

  • Makers Profile: Tulsi Gabbard

    Tulsi Gabbard talks about growing up a shy girl, running for office, serving in an Iraq combat zone, and her mission to serve Hawaii.

    Tulsi's Biography

    Fun fact At 21, Gabbard was the youngest person elected to Hawaii's state legislature.

  • Tulsi on CNN's State of the Union

    Should the U.S. intervene in Iraq?

    Added on June 15, 2014

    Iraq war vets and Representatives Gabbard (D-HI) and Kinzinger (R-IL) debate the pros and cons of intervention in Iraq.

  • Tulsi: US going into Iraq was ‘huge mistake’

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, comments on the situation in Iraq saying the Iraqi troops need to “own this and own their future.” She also says that it’s not realistic for the U.S. to attempt to be the “world’s police” and that the government needs to concentrate on the imminent threats to this country instead.

  • Watch Tulsi on CNN: Should U.S. carry out air strikes in Iraq?

    (CNN) - It is "painful" and "heartbreaking" to see Iraq unravel, say Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, both of whom served in the Iraq War.

    Gabbard served in the medical unit during her 2005 deployment, and says she saw daily the "harsh costs of war."

    "I thought after the surge, we were there," says Kinzinger. "This is very sad."

  • US Rep. Gabbard honors Hawaii's King Kamehameha in House speech to commemorate Kamehameha Day

    HONOLULU -- U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has honored former King Kamehameha in a speech at the U.S. House of Representatives.

    Gabbard says that the ruler, known as Kamehameha the Great, was a skilled and intelligent military leader, monarch and statesman.

    She says Kamehameha made his mark on Hawaii by uniting the archipelago under one rule, bringing peace to the islands and protecting the people.

    Kamehameha Day was established in 1871. The holiday is observed on June 11 and is marked by parades and lei draping over statues of Kamehameha.

  • Citing Vermont Bill, Gabbard Renews Call for GE Labeling

    Posted on May 7th, 2014 
    by Dave Smith

    Prompted by news that the governor of Vermont intends to sign the nation's first law requiring labeling of genetically engineered foods, US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has renewed her call for similar federal requirements.

    Gabbard said Gov. Peter Shumlin has indicated he would sign the bill into law on Thursday.

    She said the US Food and Drug Administration already requires labeling of more than 3,000 ingredients, additives and processes, but has resisted labels for GE foods.

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