Pod Squad: Mazie Hirono Makes Her Case For Re-Election

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono packs a lot into this 17-minute interview with Chad Blair.

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U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair (who also happens to be our political editor) to talk about why voters should send her back to the Senate next year despite her health concerns. And of course we had to ask about Trump. And Spam musubi.

Senator Mazie Hirono greets Civil Beat staffers before her editorial board meeting and Pod Squad session.

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