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Hirono Announces Candidacy

(KHNL) Former two-term Lieutenant Governor has thrown her hat into the race for the U.S. Congress.

Democrat Mazie Hirono announced Thursday that she'll run for the 2nd Congressional District seat recently vacated by Ed Case.

Hirono served two terms as Lt. Governor under Ben Cayetano. She won the democratic nomination for governor in 2002 but lost the election to current governor, Linda Lingle.

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