Fukumoto began serving as interim Hawaii GOP chairwoman last fall, but she opted not to seek the position permanently so she could run for a seat in the state House. Chang was named chairman in November.
Liberty Torch Political Consulting has signed up Robyn Hamlin, a Republican running an anti-establishment campaign in Missouri’s 1st district.
The firm helps libertarians seeking public office, and David Adams, Dave Nalle and Josiah Schmidt are now assisting Hamlin, an activist for Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), with two weeks to go before the Aug. 7 Republican primary.
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Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.