By Mark Niesse
The Associated Press
HONOLULU (AP)—Both come from families of immigrants. Both grew up in Hawaii. Both are lawyers who rose to power in elected office.
Despite their similar backgrounds, Republican Charles Djou and Democrat Colleen Hanabusa couldn’t appear more different in their congressional contest this fall, with Djou decrying out-of-control government spending and Hanabusa defending federal programs meant to create jobs.
The victor in their tight race will represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District of urban Honolulu following the Nov. 2 election. Read the full story