• Hawaii governor prevails over Democratic challenger - despite missile attack false alarm

    8 days ago - By Think Progress

    Hawaii's governor survived a scare from his Democratic challenger - and moved beyond a potentially career-ending political jeopardy over a false nuclear missile alert earlier this year - to win his state's Democratic primary late Saturday.
    Governor David Ige officially becomes his party's standard-bearer for the November election in his bid for a second term. He defeated Colleen Hanabusa, a member of the U.S. Congress who gave up her seat to challenge him.
    “I just got off the phone with Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, and she wished us congratulations and more importantly, she pledged her...
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