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Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono may have a quiet demeanor, but that shouldn't be confused for a lack of toughness. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Quiet Rage Of Mazie Hirono

The Hawaii senator is the chamber's only immigrant. The Democrat, who asks every nominee whether they've ever been accused of sexual misconduct, has a passion belied by her cool affect.

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First lady Melania Trump speaks about her "Be Best" initiative in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 7. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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One Month Later, What's Become Of Melania Trump's 'Be Best' Campaign?

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President Trump shakes hands with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House last week. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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How Artful Is Trump's Dealmaking?

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Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono may have a quiet demeanor, but that shouldn't be confused for a lack of toughness. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Quiet Rage Of Mazie Hirono

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Uproar Continues Over Pro-Right Remarks By U.S. Ambassador To Germany

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a deal with Chinese telecommunications company ZTE amid U.S.-China trade tensions. Johannes Isele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's ZTE To Pay $1 Billion Fine To Settle U.S. Trade Case

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