Used to bucking establishment, Gabbard eyes White House run

  • FILE - In this April 22, 2016 file photo, former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holds hands with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, during a town hall at Gettysburg College, in Gettysburg, Pa. Gabbard, a Democratic congresswoman, is eyeing a White House run. The Iraq war veteran has visited New Hampshire and Iowa in recent months and has written a memoir that’s due to be published in May. First elected to the state Legislature at age 21, Gabbard throughout her career has ignored suggestions that she wait her turn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
  • File - In this March 26, 2016, file photo, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, center, greets voters as she waits with others to vote in the Democratic presidential caucus at a polling station at Kailua Intermediate School in Kailua, Hawaii. Gabbard, a Democratic congresswoman, is eyeing a White House run. The Iraq war veteran has visited New Hampshire and Iowa in recent months and has written a memoir that’s due to be published in May. First elected to the state Legislature at age 21, Gabbard throughout her career has ignored suggestions that she wait her turn. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

HONOLULU — One of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s duties when she deployed to Iraq with the Hawaii Army National Guard in 2005 was to scan a list of U.S. combat casualties for names of her unit’s soldiers.