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Schatz Sworn In As Hawaii’s New Senator

Posted December 27th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The Pacific island state of Hawaii has a new U.S. senator, 40-year-old Democrat Brian Schatz, who succeeds the late Daniel Inouye. Vice President Joe Biden led the swearing-in of Schatz Thursday in Washington. Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie appointed Schatz, who was his lieutenant governor, on Wednesday. Schatz left Hawaii late Wednesday on Air Force One […]

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Hawaii Governor Picks Lt. Governor to Succeed Inouye

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie has appointed his lieutenant governor, Brian Schatz, to succeed the late U.S. Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye. Inouye was the senior member of the U.S. Senate when he died earlier this month at age 88. Schatz, who is 40 years old, is a former state representative and former state Democratic Party chairman. […]

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