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Abercrombie, Ige tangle over policy

The governor stands by his record while the senator asserts there's been a lack of leadership

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 11, 2014

~~<p>Gov. Neil Abercrombie offered a strenuous defense of his first term in a debate Thursday night while state Sen. David Ige insisted there has been a lack of leadership from Washington Place.</p>
<p>Abercrombie described an administration that has presided over an economic turnaround after the recession. But Ige, the governor's Democratic primary opponent, complained of poor execution by the executive branch that is holding the state back.</p>
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie offered a strenuous defense of his first term in a debate Thursday night while state Sen. David Ige insisted there has been a lack of leadership from Washington Place.

Abercrombie described an administration that has presided over an economic turnaround after the recession. But Ige, the governor's Democratic primary opponent, complained of poor execution by the executive branch that is holding the state back. Login for more...



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