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Daniel Inouye’s ghost: In Hawaii, two Democratic Senate candidates look for political life after a legend’s death

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On Dec. 18, a letter from Sen. Daniel Inouye was hand-delivered to Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie. It read, in conclusion: “I hope you will grant me my last wish.” It was dated Dec. 17, 2012, the day of Inouye’s death. In Inouye’s absence, Abercrombie had just become the titular head of the Democratic Party in Hawaii. And he had a critical decision to make: Whom to appoint to replace the popular...

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