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Tulsi Gabbard annihilates opponent in re-election bid




SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard cruised to re-election Tuesday night, demolishing opponent Angela Kaaihue by more than 50 percent of the vote.

Gabbard, the lone Hindu American in the House of Representatives, finished the night by collecting 82 percent of the vote. Kaaihue received 19,000 votes, or 18 percent.

Kaaihue was previously chastised by the chair of her state’s Republican party for making statements that didn’t properly represent the party. “I want it understood by the general public and the media that the recent inflammatory comments made by candidate for Congress Angela Kaaihue do not represent the views, values, or the sentiments of our Party and its members,” Fritz Rohlfing said after the candidate made, what he referred to, as, “vulgar, racially-bigoted, and religiously-intolerant descriptions” of the Democratic incumbent.

During her campaign, Kaaihue referred to Hawaii as a “Devil Democratic State,” adding that the island is condemned by a “local dumb mentality.”

“I am talking about God, preaching about God, restoring his kingdom back into Hawaii,” she said. “This is God’s country, America is God’s country. I am trying to educate people about that.”

Rohlfing additionally urged Hawaii Republicans to disavow the candidacy of Kaaihue.

Gabbard will now serve her third term in the House, she

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