February 13, 2013

Economic revival ‘unfinished’ — Obama

President laid out compelling course, says Hawaii’s Hirono

While Hawaii Democrats cheered President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, the state's GOP issued a statement that said island Republicans were less than thrilled.

"President Obama tonight laid out a strong and compelling course for Hawaii and our country," said Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono after the president's hourlong speech Tuesday. "He was right to focus on the economy and jobs. Our economy is still trying to recover from a deep recession, and we should do everything we can to create sustainable economic growth."

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Source: Maui News