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Small business backs Lingle

MEDIA RELEASE The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has announced its support for former Gov. Linda Lingle in her race for the U.S. Senate. “Linda Lingle was an outstanding governor who improved the business climate in Hawaii and that’s exactly the kind of leadership that Hawaii small businesses need in the Senate,” said Lisa […]

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Lingle: Hirono bill would hike isle housing prices

MEDIA RELEASE Mazie Hirono introduced a bill earlier this year in Congress that will drive up Hawaii Island’s housing prices and reduce the number of houses available for local families, according to Linda Lingle for Senate Campaign Manager Bob Lee. Hirono’s VISIT USA Bill would provide U.S. residential visas for foreigners spending a total of […]

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Lingle: Hirono refuses to answer for actions harmful to Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE In Monday night’s final debate of the General Election, Congresswoman Mazie Hirono refused to answer for her actions which will harm Hawaii’s residents and small businesses. She avoided answering questions about why she voted twice to raise taxes on Hawaii’s middle class families, why she voted against Hawaii small businesses when she opposed […]

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Lingle: Hirono bill will drive up housing costs

MEDIA RELEASE Mazie Hirono introduced a bill earlier this year in Congress that will drive up Hawaii housing prices and reduce the number of houses available for local families, according to Linda Lingle for Senate Campaign Manager Bob Lee. Hirono’s VISIT USA Bill would provide U.S. residential visas for foreigners buying a residential property worth […]

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Hirono reaction to KITV debate

MEDIA RELEASE For the third straight debate for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat, Democratic nominee Mazie Hirono showed the people of Hawaii her commitment to them, their values and priorities. In contrast, Republican Linda Lingle followed her now-established pattern – advocating policies and parroting statements of national Republicans Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and John Boehner. […]

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Lingle reaction to KITV debate

MEDIA RELEASE In the second televised U.S. Senate debate of the General Election, Gov. Linda Lingle laid out a clear, thoughtful and original plan for addressing the unique needs of Hawaii and the challenges facing our nation. Her opponent, Mazie Hirono, as expected, stuck to scripted national party talking points, which are irrelevant to Hawaii’s […]

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Supporters at LInda Lingle's campaign headquarters in Kona get a chance to videoconference with the candidate and other statewide headquarters for a post debate chat. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Lingle, Hirono weigh in after televised debate

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The KHON2/AARP televised debate Monday evening featured U.S. Senate candidates Congresswoman Mazie Hirono and former Gov. Linda Lingle. The debate was the first of four statewide televised debates between Lingle and Hirono. Three televised debates remain including Oct. 16 on KITV News, Oct. 18 on Island Insights (PBS Hawaii) and Oct. 22 […]

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D.C. SuperPAC shows Lingle, Hirono in close race

MEDIA RELEASE “Gov. Linda Lingle and Mazie Hirono are in a neck and neck race for U.S. Senate judging by the $64,000 spent by a Washington, D.C. SuperPAC on television ads this week to prop up Hirono’s faltering campaign,” Lingle Campaign Manager Bob Lee said. “The D.C.-based SuperPAC calls itself ‘Working Families for Hawaii’, but […]

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Lingle to headline Kona candidate forum (Sept. 23)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and several community organizations are sponsoring pre-General Election candidate forums, and the next is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at Kealakehe High School cafeteria. The candidates for U.S. Senate, former Gov. Linda Lingle and Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, have been invited. Lingle accepted the invitation weeks before […]

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Lingle: Hirono flip flops budget cuts

MEDIA RELEASE Mazie Hirono voted last week to keep in place $1.2 trillion in automatic budget cuts that will hurt Hawaii’s economy and severely impact America’s national security. The cuts include $11 billion in cuts to Medicare providers, including doctors; a $4 billion cut in federal funding for education and a $55 billion cut in […]

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Lingle: Hirono voted against Tsunami Warning Network funding

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Senate candidate Mazie Hirono earlier this year voted against funding the Tsunami Warning Network that provides Hawaii with early tsunami detection and warnings, the Linda Lingle campaign has revealed. The high-tech buoy network faced $4.5 million in cuts in February, and Hirono opposed bipartisan House legislation to fully fund the critical system […]

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Lingle: Hirono refuses to commit to Big Isle debates

MEDIA RELEASE Mazie Hirono is refusing to debate Linda Lingle on the Big Island or any of the other neighbor islands, depriving Hawaii Island voters of the chance to evaluate the U.S. Senate candidates side-by-side on the issues important to their communities. “Hirono’s disrespect for the people of the Island of Hawaii is a sign […]

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Video of Hirono, Lingle debate (Sept. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE The Linda Lingle 2012 campaign has posted the full, uncut video from the U.S Senate Candidates Forum on Thursday, Sept. 6 hosted by the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Hawaii Association of Realtors, Hawaii Restaurant Association, Hawaii Society of Business Professionals, Hawaii Independent Insurance Agents Association, and the Land Use Research Foundation of […]

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Hawaii doctors endorse Lingle for Senate

MEDIA RELEASE HAMPAC, the Political Action Committee of the Hawaii Medical Association (HMA), has endorsed Linda Lingle for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat. “The board of the HAMPAC is delighted today to endorse Governor Lingle for the United States Senate. She is clearly committed to advancing affordable, quality health care for all the people of […]

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