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Schatz earns Democratic nomination


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 20, 2014

~~<p>In what has to be one of the most momentous primary elections in recent Hawaii history, voters are confronted with a difficult choice between two eminently qualified candidates for a U.S. Senate seat.</p>
<p>Although both clearly possess the intellect and political savvy to serve the state well, the Star-Advertiser endorses Brian Schatz, who has held the seat since his appointment in 2012, for the Democratic nomination. In that short time, the 41-year-old former lieutenant governor and state lawmaker has demonstrated a commitment to his party's ideals and an ability to connect with D.C. power-brokers who can advance a progressive agenda on the state's behalf.</p>
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In what has to be one of the most momentous primary elections in recent Hawaii history, voters are confronted with a difficult choice between two eminently qualified candidates for a U.S. Senate seat.

Although both clearly possess the intellect and political savvy to serve the state well, the Star-Advertiser endorses Brian Schatz, who has held the seat since his appointment in 2012, for the Democratic nomination. In that short time, the 41-year-old former lieutenant governor and state lawmaker has demonstrated a commitment to his party's ideals and an ability to connect with D.C. power-brokers who can advance a progressive agenda on the state's behalf. Login for more...



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