Newest Senator Will Test (Historically Limited) Potency of Appointed Incumbency
by David Hawkings, Roll Call, February 9, 2014
...Brain (sic!) Schatz, Hawaii’s lieutenant governor before Daniel K. Inouye died, is in by far the hottest Democratic tussle for a Senate nomination this year — a vituperative and politically byzantine contest against Rep. Colleen Hanabusa. If he loses their August showdown, Schatz will be the first appointee spurned in a primary since 1996....
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