Rep. Jeff Flakes Senate bid opens up a reliably Republican East Valley seat.
“I don’t see a way even through the redistricting process you make the East Valley not conservative Republican,” said Murray, a partner at Lincoln Strategy Group. “The question is who becomes the standard-bearer.”
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.