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Abercrombie is 'like ohana,' Obama says in a radio spot

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 23, 2014

~~<p>President Barack Obama has recorded a radio advertisement for Gov. Neil Aber&shy;crombie's re-election campaign, describing the governor as a partner who made &quot;gutsy decisions&quot; to tackle a state budget crisis and invest in early childhood education.</p>
<p>In the radio ad, which debuts Wednesday, the Hawaii-born president says the governor is &quot;like ohana to me. He knew my parents before I was a twinkle in their eye. And he was one of the first people anywhere to step up and support me for president.</p>
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President Barack Obama has recorded a radio advertisement for Gov. Neil Aber­crombie's re-election campaign, describing the governor as a partner who made "gutsy decisions" to tackle a state budget crisis and invest in early childhood education.

In the radio ad, which debuts Wednesday, the Hawaii-born president says the governor is "like ohana to me. He knew my parents before I was a twinkle in their eye. And he was one of the first people anywhere to step up and support me for president. Login for more...



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