MENU

Inouye’s death leaves hole in HI political clou

December 18, 2012 • National News


FILE – In this Friday, July 9, 2010 file photo, U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, is seen at the ceremony welcoming F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham in Honolulu. Inouye has died of respiratory complications, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, according to Inouye’s office. He was 88. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

HONOLULU (AP) — The death of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii leaves open a seat in the Senate to be filled by a Democrat, with U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa the immediate front-runner thanks to Inouye’s wishes.

It also leaves a huge hole in terms of Hawaii’s political clout.

Inouye had represented Hawaii in Congress since statehood in 1959, first in the House Login to read more

Related Posts

Comments are closed.

« »