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GOP Rep. Don Young endorses Democrat in Hawaii Senate race
TheHill.com ^ | July 24, 2012 | Cameron Joseph

Posted on 07/25/2012 11:32:21 PM PDT by EinNYC

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) has endorsed Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) in her Senate bid, a surprising move since the seat could be in play for Republicans this fall.

Young praises Hirono for working across the aisle in the lighthearted Web ad, in which he repeatedly jokes about criticizing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) before hugging Hirono at the end.

"While Mazie and I don't see eye to eye on everything, we've done something too many people in Washington refuse to cross the aisle and do: We've worked together," Young said in the ad, and praises Hirono for working with him to protect funding for education programs for native Alaskans and Hawaiians. "If you're looking for a United States senator who doesn't just talk about bipartisanship but actually knows how to work with Republicans and Democrats to get things done, Mazie Hirono will be that senator."

Hirono will face off against former Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) in the state's Aug. 11 primary. Case, a former member of the centrist Blue Dog Democratic Coalition, has argued he'd be the more electable candidate because of his bipartisan credentials, an argument this endorsement undercuts.

Hirono has the backing of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and is favored in the primary. The winner will face former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle (R) in the fall in a race that leans Democratic.


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: idiot; rino
This jerk also voted in some very spendy bills, voted against tax cuts and is a disgrace to the office of Congressman. He's been in office 40 years. Time to get this pork-o-matic out!
1 posted on 07/25/2012 11:32:36 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: EinNYC

Is he doing her?


2 posted on 07/25/2012 11:43:01 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: EinNYC

Sen. Moosecowski STOLE the Senate seat from Joe Miller when Alaskan democrats voted for her..
Don Young may be outted out of his closet..

Alaskan republican voters had better wake up..


3 posted on 07/25/2012 11:46:04 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

Maybe Don Young knows something we all do not know...
The fix is in for Zero-Obama.. hes hedging his bets..

Could be Myth Romney will take a “dive”..


4 posted on 07/25/2012 11:53:36 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: EinNYC

Is Young supporting Hirono in the general or just in the primary?


5 posted on 07/25/2012 11:54:43 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: EinNYC

Another Cornyn Republican.


6 posted on 07/26/2012 12:03:18 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: EinNYC

And they wonder why the Teaparty movement came into being!


7 posted on 07/26/2012 12:11:15 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Defiant
Here she is being lei'ed with Obama/Soetero:


Don Young is a hard-core RINO

8 posted on 07/26/2012 12:14:00 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: Defiant
Here she is with Young...looks like she's giving him a ...hand.


9 posted on 07/26/2012 12:16:31 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: EinNYC

Yawn...just another Don Young W-T-F moment...


10 posted on 07/26/2012 12:59:10 AM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: EinNYC
We've worked together

Yeah, and Geo. Bush was noted for bringing both sides together when Gov. of Texas.
How did that work out? /s

11 posted on 07/26/2012 1:50:52 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: EinNYC

And will there be any party discipline? Silly question.


12 posted on 07/26/2012 2:16:50 AM PDT by Truth29
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So Young supports having Harry Reid as senate majority leader then. I doubt GOP leaders will trash him like they did Bachmann for inquiring about the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood.


13 posted on 07/26/2012 3:37:04 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: EinNYC

Moderate republicans are democrats. Conservative republicans are republicans.


14 posted on 07/26/2012 5:21:52 AM PDT by cotton1706
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