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January 27, 1988 | From Associated Press
Hawaii Republicans have rescheduled their postponed precinct caucuses and presidential straw poll for Feb. 4, but one precinct leader says she will go ahead with the meeting originally scheduled for tonight. State chairman Howard Chong said the party's executive committee met Monday night and was able to resolve questions that led to its decision last week to postpone the caucuses.
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January 27, 1988 | From Associated Press
Hawaii Republicans have rescheduled their postponed precinct caucuses and presidential straw poll for Feb. 4, but one precinct leader says she will go ahead with the meeting originally scheduled for tonight. State chairman Howard Chong said the party's executive committee met Monday night and was able to resolve questions that led to its decision last week to postpone the caucuses.
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January 23, 1988 | TAMARA JONES, Times Staff Writer
Rival Republican campaigns blamed each other Friday for blocking the Hawaii GOP's state caucuses and presidential straw poll in face of certain victory by former television evangelist Pat Robertson. The party's executive committee voted 6 to 4 in a closed session here late Thursday to delay Wednesday's caucuses indefinitely. Robertson described the postponement decision as "banana republic" politics and said Vice President George Bush was to blame.
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January 23, 1988 | TAMARA JONES, Times Staff Writer
Rival Republican campaigns blamed each other Friday for blocking the Hawaii GOP's state caucuses and presidential straw poll in face of certain victory by former television evangelist Pat Robertson. The party's executive committee voted 6 to 4 in a closed session here late Thursday to delay Wednesday's caucuses indefinitely. Robertson described the postponement decision as "banana republic" politics and said Vice President George Bush was to blame.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1991
Former GOP Rep. Patricia Saiki of Hawaii was chosen Tuesday by President Bush to head the U.S. Small Business Administration. Saiki will succeed Susan S. Engeleiter, who recently resigned from the agency to work for Honeywell in Minneapolis. Saiki, who served in Congress from 1986 to 1990, was defeated in her bid for a Senate seat in 1990. A former high school teacher, she also served as chairman of the Republican Party in Hawaii. Her nomination is expected to meet Senate approval.
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April 5, 2001 | HENRY WEINSTEIN and FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush administration is strongly considering nominating veteran Republican Rep. Christopher Cox of Newport Beach and Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Carolyn B. Kuhl for highly coveted seats on the federal appeals court based in San Francisco, according to political and legal sources. The staunchly conservative Cox, 48, is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School and clerked for Judge Herbert Y.C. Choy on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Honolulu upon completion of law school.
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April 5, 2001 | HENRY WEINSTEIN and FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush administration is strongly considering nominating veteran Republican Rep. Christopher Cox of Newport Beach and Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Carolyn B. Kuhl for highly coveted seats on the federal appeals court based in San Francisco, according to political and legal sources. The staunchly conservative Cox, 48, is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School and clerked for Judge Herbert Y.C. Choy on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Honolulu upon completion of law school.
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November 23, 1997 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A year after the Republican-controlled Congress passed the harshest immigration controls in a generation, the same legislative leaders have beaten a hasty retreat, in both policy and political gestures. The lawmakers recently restored welfare benefits to legal immigrants, eased the threat of deportation for various refugees and paved the way for large numbers of illegal immigrants to gain permanent residency.
MAGAZINE
October 20, 2002 | Mark Z. Barabak, Mark Z. Barabak is a Times staff writer who covers politics. He last wrote for the magazine about Arnold Schwarzenegger's political aspirations.
High above Palm Springs, past the intersection of Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra drives, lives a celebrity of a different sort, a man as famous and influential in his way as either of those two legends. There is no desert boulevard immortalizing Stuart K. Spencer. Not even a side street or alley. But of the three men, he arguably had the most important impact on world events, helping shape history from a place just offstage.
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