FACT CHECK — Lingle: My Channel Is First of its Kind in U.S. History
"[D]igital cable channel 110 displayed as 'LL2012' in the channel guide, will mark the first time in U.S. campaign history that a political candidate will utilize a dedicated cable channel to interact with voters," the press release reported. The former Hawaii governor is hoping to replace retiring Sen. Daniel Akaka.
But is her channel really the first of its kind?
First, we got in touch with Lenny Klompus, a Lingle campaign spokesman, to see how the campaign came up with the claim.