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Tulsi Gabbard offers progressive platform at campaign kickoff

  • Video by Bruce Asato / basato@staradvertiser.com

    Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard officially kicked off her presidential campaign in Waikiki on Saturday.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Girl Scouts Sarah Simon, 9, and Joilee Haggerty, 10, gave a lei to U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard at her rally Saturday on the Great Lawn of the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. The girls said it was inspiring to see a woman running for president.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on Saturday made an official announcement that she is running for president in 2020 on the Great Lawn of the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Young supporters Radha Priya, 6, left, and Braja Lila, 10, waved their signs in the crowd.

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    Gabbard shared a hug with her parents, Carol and Mike Gabbard, following her announcement.

Tulsi Gabbard’s military background and views on foreign policy will likely be what distinguishes her among a growing field of candidates in the Democratic primary. Read more

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