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Hawaii lieutenant gov. picked to fill Senate seat

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's lieutenant governor and former head of President Barack Obama's 2008 election effort there has been named the state's newest U.S. senator, a choice that went against the dying wish of revered longtime Sen. Daniel Inouye. Gov. Neil Abercrombie appointed Brian Schatz to the post Wednesday, instead of Inouye choice U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa. The 40-year-old Schatz, a...

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