Automobile technology is advancing at superb velocity so it is no surprise that at least a pair cool things turn up every mannequin year. Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii) introduced he was stepping down in 2012, creating a rare open seat alternative within the Aloha State. Although Republicans landed a robust recruit in former Gov. Linda Lingle (R), she stays the underdog in the general election in opposition to Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), particularly with native son President Barack Obama at the high of the ticket. Nonetheless, Lingle narrowly defeated Hirono in the 2002 governor’s race and has raised extra money than her opponent this yr. This race has been sparsely polled to this point, however Hirono has led by varying margins. All through the marketing campaign, Lingle has been highlighting her bipartisan credentials as governor — she even posted a picture of herself and President Obama on Facebook. Lingle must … Read the rest