Capitol Watch

Hirono Says This, Lingle Says That

·By civilbeat

Their proxies, anyway. It’s the latest back-and-forth attacks between the U.S. Senate campaigns of Mazie Hirono and Linda Lingle.

Excerpts from Hirono’s press release Wednesday (Aug. 15):

Yesterday, Linda Lingle, Hawaii’s Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, released a political advertisement that violates Federal Election laws.  Federal Election laws require candidates for federal office to “Stand By Your Ad” – i.e. the candidate must state that they “approved this message” and have that statement accompanied by a clearly identifiable picture or image of him- or herself. Lingle’s advertisement does not meet this