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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:22 PM

Hirono defeats Lingle in US Senate race in Hawaii

Hirono defeats Lingle in US Senate race in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono has defeated former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle to become Hawaii's next U.S. senator, prevailing in a race many believed key to shifting power dynamics in Congress.

Hirono ran on a platform of stopping Lingle as a representative of national Republican interests. At every turn in the race, Hirono linked her opponent with well-known GOP names including Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and George Bush.

Hirono held court for Democrats in a state known to support the party. President Barack Obama topped the ticket for Democrats in his birth state in his bid for re-election.


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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:24 PM

1. Ho'omaika'i, Hawai'i!



Oh, and this is for the beautiful islands ...

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