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Dems Wave White Flag in Hawaii Special Election

By on 5.10.10 | 11:53AM

It looks like Republican Charles Djou is poised to win the special election in the district that includes President Obama's birthplace of Honolulu, with national Democrats already withdrawing resources. CQ reports:

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced Monday morning that it will no longer invest resources in the May 22 special election in Hawaii's 1st Congressional district, effectively ceding the race to Republicans and likely setting the party up for what could be their first special election loss of the cycle.

I spoke to Djou about the race and his political philosophy back in March.

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