So much for opposites attracting? In case you missed it earlier, Alaska Rep. Don Young has changed his tune and is now endorsing Linda Lingle for Senate. The Republican representatives made big waves in July when he taped a commercial alongside Hirono, endorsing her in the primary. Guess that friendship couldn’t last through the general.
Capitol Watch reports:
Excerpts from a press release Monday (Oct. 15) from Linda Lingle’s U.S. Senate campaign:
Alaska Congressman Don Young, who endorsed Mazie Hirono in the Democrat primary, is now endorsing Governor Linda Lingle, for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat.
Along with Senator Lisa Murkowski and other important Alaskan leaders, Representative Young has endorsed Governor Lingle for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat. “I’m honored to have the support of Rep. Young and Sen. Murkowski,” Lingle said. …
Rep. Young endorsed Rep. Hirono in the primary.