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Capitol Watch: Nov. 12

Capitol Watch: Nov. 12

As deadline nears for job inquiries in the new administration, traffic at Abercrombie headquarters picks up.
Capitol Watch: Nov. 9, 2010

Capitol Watch: Nov. 9, 2010

The daily scoop on Hawaii's new governor, Neil Abercrombie.
Gov Watch: Nov. 8, 2010

Gov Watch: Nov. 8, 2010

The daily scoop on Hawaii's new governor, Neil Abercrombie.
Tight Races Attract $21.8M to Hawaii Campaigns Flickr.com

Tight Races Attract $21.8M to Hawaii Campaigns

Hawaii candidates for governor and Congress attracted at least $21.8 million in support this election year.
What Recession? Candidates Spend Big for General Election Flickr.com

What Recession? Candidates Spend Big for General Election

Candidates in Hawaii's governor and congressional races spent a combined $17 million to buy votes.
The Faces of Neil Abercrombie’s Supporters — A Slideshow by John Hook

The Faces of Neil Abercrombie’s Supporters — A Slideshow by John Hook

A slideshow by Photojournalist John Hook on the people who helped the Democrat take back the governor's office.

A Look at Late, Late Money Entering Races

Neil Abercrombie held on to his financial edge, pulling in more than double the amount of late contributions than his opponent Duke Aiona.
Where Neil, Brian, Duke and Lynn Get Their Money

Where Neil, Brian, Duke and Lynn Get Their Money

Unions, lawyers, educators, developers, pastors, $10 donations, out-of-state contributors, in-kind payments and names you know — a look at the latest campaign finance reports in the race for governor.

Aiona Can’t Catch Abercrombie in Money Race

Democratic governor candidate raised more than twice as much money as Aiona in the month following primary election.
Garden Variety: Kauai’s Gov-Lt. Gov. Debate

Garden Variety: Kauai’s Gov-Lt. Gov. Debate

Two weeks from election day, Schatz tangled with Finnegan while Abercrombie took on Aiona in back-to-back debates.
Q&A With Brian Schatz

Q&A With Brian Schatz

Civil Beat talks with the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor.

Schatz: Hawaii Missed Out On $20 Million Per Year for Medicaid Reimbursements

The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor says that Hawaii's mental health services missed an opportunity at $20 million per year in federal reimbursements.