Congressman Don Young is crossing the aisle.
And despite that difference in party, Young is endorsing Hirono in her Democratic primary for the United States Senate.
Hirono is in her third term in the House. She’s a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus – so the video released today of her and Young sharing stories of their strong relationship, caught many by surprise.
Hirono is running against former Representative Ed Case in the primary … and that’s as far as Young’s support will go. A spokesman from his office says he will not campaign for her in the general election – when she has to face a Republican.
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