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Hawaii's governor ousted in stunning primary loss

08/10/2014 5:20am
A 40-year political career came to a close after Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his bid for a second term in a stunning primary-election defeat by a fellow Democrat and state senator who defied party leadership to challenge the incumbent. A second intraparty fight for U.S. Senate was too close to call.

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edge

08/10/2014 3:20pm
One of five cities bidding for the Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia appears to hold an early edge with a track record of hosting the major gathering — not to mention that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden have family ties to the state.

Hawaii Democrats seek unity after dramatic races

08/10/2014 7:01pm
Hawaii's Democratic Unity Breakfast the morning after the primary election is traditionally a time for candidates to set aside their differences and coalesce against the Republican candidates they will face in November.

NY governor garners support at Dominican parade

08/10/2014 10:00pm
A tall man dressed all in white marched up a Manhattan avenue Sunday, cheered by tens of thousands of people who left no doubt they would re-elect him as their governor.