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  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Statement On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Protest on “Bloody Sunday”

    Washington, D.C. – Tulsi Gabbard released the following statement commemorating the anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge and civil rights protest on Bloody Sunday:

  • Quiet, low-key approach to love suits congresswoman just fine

    By Nadine Kam
    POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 15, 2015

    "Is the light on?" he asked.

    "No," she said.

    And so, the GoPro camera Abraham Williams set up to document the moment he proposed to Tulsi Gabbard had sputtered. Timing and GoPro glitch aside, Gabbard still described the occasion as "a perfect, magical moment."

  • Female Vets Say They'll Put Country First, Even On Capitol Hill

    As the war against the so-called Islamic State continues in the Middle East, political ads have for weeks been raising the specter of terrorism. And several congressional candidates with military experience say they're the ones who can best keep America safe. Many of them are women. Only five female veterans have ever served in Congress, but 11 are running for seats this year - the most ever.

    Just a few are running in competitive races, and Republican Wendy Rogers is one of them. Even if she never told you she spent 20 years in the military, you'd have a feeling.

  • 5 Questions with Tulsi

    U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard took a quick break from the campaign trail recently to chat with Being808 about how she stays healthy.

    Gabbard, who is running for re-election to represent Hawaii’s second congressional district, told us she likes to mix up her workouts to keep them interesting and always tries to make time for surfing when she’s in the islands.

    What does your go-to workout entail?

  • What I learned surfing in Hawaii with the first Hindu congresswoman

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - The sun has yet to rise when Tulsi Gabbard pulls her car into a near-empty parking lot here on Oahu's windy eastern shore, walks toward the water and unfurls a yoga mat on the beach.
    As gently crashing waves break the morning stillness, the congresswoman stands straight and salutes the tip of the glowing sun as it rises into the clouds and flashes a light upon the water.

    For 30 minutes, she mediates in silence, shifting yoga positions while the sun rises higher in the sky.

    Washington is--and certainly feels--4,000 miles away.

  • Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, Scott Perry Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Potential Terrorists from Entering U.S.

    Washington, DC - Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA), both Iraq War veterans, today announced legislation that will temporarily suspend the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) for countries with citizens known to be fighting for Islamic extremist groups like ISIL. Hundreds of passport holders from European countries and the U.S have already traveled to fight with extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.