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About Daniel Inouye

Sen. Daniel Inouye is seeking for a ninth term in the 2010 US Elections.

The longest serving senator in the United States Senate Sen. Daniel Inouye will seek a ninth term in the November elections. Inouye, aged 86, beat his Democrat rival with 89% of the vote in the Hawaii primary elections. He will face Republican Cam Cavasso in the November elections. Cavasso won the primaries with 68 per cent vote defeating two republican opponents.

Inouye has been a senator from Hawaii since 1962 and is the second longest serving U.S. Senator in history after Democrat Robert Byrd. Inouye was the first Japanese-American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and later the first in the U.S. Senate. He is the second-oldest senator after Frank Lautenberg. He is also a recipient of the United States Medal of Honor.

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