Saturday, May 16, 2015

Fact of the Day: Mazie Hirono

When Mazie Hirono was elected to the Senate in 2012, she became a lot of "firsts" in American democracy. She is Hawaii's first female senator, the first Asian-American woman in the Senate, the first Senator born in Japan, and America's first Buddhist senator. 

7 comments:

  1. Great info that I didn't know. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. We're quite happy with Mazie and proud of her. We're not thrilled about Tulsi Gabbard right now.

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  3. Congress could use some religious diversity.

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  4. This is not entirely related, but the last time we were in Hawaii we visited a gorgeous Buddhist temple on Oahu island. Your post reminded me of it!

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