Sen. Sam Slom, minority leader (photo by Mel Ah Ching)
Sen. Sam Slom (photo by Mel Ah Ching)

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Hawaii may be the most reliably Democratic state in the union.

In 2012, President Barack Obama won his home state of Hawaii by more than 42 percentage points, a margin larger than in any other state.

Hawaii is so blue that its state senate seats only a single Republican.

That Republican is Senator Sam Slom, known by his colleagues as the Lone Ranger.

Watch Reason TV’s interview with Slom above, or click below for the full text, links, and downloadable versions.




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