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Dems divided over crude gesture


    Chelsea Lyons Kent, a member of Hawaii’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, gave the middle finger as U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Hawaii’s delegate counts for Hillary Clinton on July 26.

Hawaii Democrats have assigned a team to investigate and propose a possible punishment for activist Chelsea Lyons Kent, who raised her middle-finger on television at the Democratic National Convention. However, the party’s handling of that and other complaints has prompted one member of the party’s Oahu County Committee to resign. Read more

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