Political Radar


July 14th, 2014

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz's new campaign advertisement highlights his co-sponsorship of a bill that would expand Social Security benefits.

It is the second Schatz ad to focus on Social Security. U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, his opponent in the Democratic primary, has said there is no substantive difference between the two on the issue and has accused the senator and his allies of scaring seniors.

3 Responses to “Expand”

  1. Chicken Grease:

    Think it should scare seniors that Hanab[not my brand of]USA pretty much touts a "no worry b-curry" compared to how Schatz significantly provides more outlaid plans for the future of social security. Think he's bringing this very message across. All we get from Hana[not my brand of]USA? Oh, it's hard to vote our service men and women into war. Duh, with troops beginning to come back home.

    Well, she got her hands full w/trying to figger out the outta left field (yes, it IS baseball season, to boot) endorsement from the late Senator Inouye's longtime secretary, Sally Watannabe who, in fact, cited Schatz's work on social security. What? All of you naysayers suddenly forget that the secretary to high profile individuals know the ins and outs of all going on during the former's tenure?

    It's at a point where Schatz SHOULD win this thing. Else we better root for the Republican candidate.

  2. kamaaina808:


    That's the unadulterated link. It is the same one that is on his site (confirmed).

  3. innocent observer:

    he wants to increase social security benefits for his father in law on the backs of others. what a dud.

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