Democratic Hawaii Senator wins primary

Schatz has carried his slim election-night lead to a victory

Democratic Hawaii Senator wins primary

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz won a tense Democratic primary election in Hawaii, proving that he is no longer just a senator who was appointed to his seat — he has captured the confidence of Hawaii voters. The dramatic race to finish the term of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye was tinged with emotional residue […]

Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie ousted in primary

Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie ousted in primary

A 40-year political career came to a close after Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his bid for a second term in a stunning primary-election defeat by a fellow Democrat and state senator who defied party leadership to challenge the incumbent. A second intraparty fight for U.S. Senate was too close to call. State Sen. David […]