Democrat Akaka Will Not Run –

Democratic Senator Daniel Akaka has joined a growing list of Democrats that will not run for re-election in 2012.  The decision not to run makes the Senate seat for Hawaii a competitive race.  Republicans are likely to run former Governor Linda Lingle for the seat.  Potential Democratic candidates are Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz and  Congresswoman Collen Hanabusa.

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Jim Sutliff

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