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Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz Will Succeed Daniel Inouye in U.S. Senate

Allen331 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 9:19 AM
I agree. Liberals rarely care about the cost of special elections. Not only did it cost Wisconsin the cost and headaches of their special election, it also cost Madison the cost of cleaning up fecal matter, trash, etc from the aftermath of all those bused in "Occupy"/Union types. And Wisconsin still retains the adult in the governor seat.

In a somewhat surprising maneuver, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie has chosen one of his own deputies -- Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz -- to succeed the late Daniel Inouye in the United States Senate. Politico has the scoop:

Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz will fill the seat of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Wednesday, despite a request from Inouye that Abercrombie select a different contender.

“I’m humbled and honored by this opportunity and obligation to serve the people of Hawaii and the people of America,” Schatz said at a press conference. “No one can fill Sen....