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Fundraisers keep gov warm during the federal freeze

By David Shapiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2013

~~<p>We had a government that was closed, a governor who was absent and a state website that was hamajang as we &quot;flASHback&quot; on the month's news that amused and confused:</p>
<p>&raquo; While anxiety gripped Hawaii during the three-week federal shutdown, Gov. Neil Abercrombie vacationed in France, then headed for lucrativecampaign fundraisers in New York and Florida. To assure constituents he felt our pain, he sent back an old French saying he learned: &quot;Let zem eat cake.&quot;</p>
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We had a government that was closed, a governor who was absent and a state website that was hamajang as we "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused:

» While anxiety gripped Hawaii during the three-week federal shutdown, Gov. Neil Abercrombie vacationed in France, then headed for lucrativecampaign fundraisers in New York and Florida. To assure constituents he felt our pain, he sent back an old French saying he learned: "Let zem eat cake." Login for more...



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