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Democrats should maintain 'big tent'


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 27, 2013

~~<p>Many leaders in Hawaii's Democratic Party take pride in the party's &quot;big tent,&quot; which allows for a wide divergence of views among members.</p>
<p>A party panel's call to punish two state legislators who represent Kapolei and Makakilo for introducing a constitutional amendment on traditional marriage in the last legislative session has been an unfortunate departure from that policy.</p>
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Many leaders in Hawaii's Democratic Party take pride in the party's "big tent," which allows for a wide divergence of views among members.

A party panel's call to punish two state legislators who represent Kapolei and Makakilo for introducing a constitutional amendment on traditional marriage in the last legislative session has been an unfortunate departure from that policy. Login for more...



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