Heinrich won the 1st district in an open race in 2008 after Republican Rep. Heather Wilson vacated the seat to run for the Senate. She lost the GOP Senate primary, but she’s back in the mix for 2012, potentially setting up a high-profile race with Heinrich to succeed Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman, who is retiring.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.