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2 Democrats seeking ex-Rep. Franks' seat face challenge

Maricopa County elections officials on Friday began reviewing qualifying signatures for two of three Democratic candidates seeking to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. The review began after a judge … Click to Continue »

Suits seek to bar 2 Democrats seeking ex-Rep. Franks' seat

Lawsuits have been filed challenging the qualifying signatures of two of three Democrats running in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. The suits filed Thursday … Click to Continue »

These 10 photos show the aftermath of late-term abortion

Last year, the House of Representatives voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Similar legislation had previously passed the House in 2015, but was blocked in the Senate. Authored by Rep. Trent Franks, the Pain-Capable Unborn...Show More Summary

The Latest: 13 Republicans, 3 Democrats file for Franks seat

The Latest on candidates seeking to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats have filed enough signatures to make the ballot … Click to Continue »

Hopefuls for Franks US House seat face deadline

The race for the U.S. House seat vacated by former Rep. Trent Franks is taking shape, with hopefuls facing a deadline to submit qualifying signatures. Wednesday's filing deadline with the … Click to Continue »

1st candidate files for special election to replace Franks

The Arizona secretary of state's office has certified the first candidate in the special election to replace Republican Rep. Trent Franks, and it is not one of the best-known names. … Click to Continue »

Consultant: Dems need luck to win 8th Congressional District

Political consultants say Democrats running for a Phoenix-area congressional seat vacated by Republican Trent Franks' resignation amid allegations of sexual harassment face an uphill climb due to the GOP's strong … Click to Continue...

Yee won't run for Congress, remains in race for treasurer

State Sen. Kimberly Yee has decided against running for a Phoenix-area U.S. House seat recently vacated by fellow Republican Trent Franks and will instead stay in Arizona's race for state … Click to Continue »

State Sen. Debbie Lesko seeking US House seat

A second state senator has formally announced a run for the U.S. House seat left vacant when Republican Rep. Trent Franks resigned. Sen. Debbie Lesko had been mulling a run … Click to Continue »

Internship Rescinded When Woman Rebuffed Lawmaker

Melissa Richmond writes in the Washington Post that former Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) rescinded an internship offer when she wouldn’t come to his house. Several weeks went by. Then something unusual happened. The congressman called me on my cellphone — [...]

Franks makes abrupt exit as 'surrogacy' scandal breaks

Rachel Maddow reports on the strange accusations that suddenly drove Trent Franks from office, with some women saying Franks asked them to carry his baby, in...

State senator resigns to run for US Rep. Franks' seat

Republican state Sen. Steve Montenegro is resigning his seat so he can devote his full attention to his run to replace U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. Montenegro resigned Friday and a … Click to Continue »

Legislature's lawyers says "resign-to-run" not triggered

The Legislature's nonpartisan legal counsel says Arizona's "resign to run" law won't be triggered if sitting lawmakers want to seek the U.S. House seat vacated by Trent Franks. The nonbinding … Click to Continue »

Six Anti-Choice, Anti-LGBTQ Doozies From Disgraced GOP Representative Trent Franks

Trent Franks compared abortion care to slavery and suggested that pro-choice policies hurt more Black children than slavery had. The post Six Anti-Choice, Anti-LGBTQ Doozies From Disgraced GOP Representative Trent Franks appeared first on Rewire.

Ex-Rep Phil Lovas jumps into race to replace US Rep. Franks

Former state Rep. Phil Lovas is jumping into the special election race to replace U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. Wednesday's announcement from the Peoria Republican means at least three well-known GOP … Click to Continue »

The $5 Million Surrogacy Offer And Disgraced Politician Trent Franks

thankfully, Franks has resigned from Congress, so we’ll never have to unravel the weird details behind this story.

Democrats should ditch Robert Menendez

The end of 2017 has seen a spate of resignations from Congress, as Reps. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) all stepped down or promised to step down due to sexual harassment allegations. All three did so under pressure from their own party. It shows that in between […]

Republicans jump in as elections to replace Rep. Franks set

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona governor on Monday set the dates for special elections to fill the vacancy created when U.S. Rep. Trent Franks resigned over sexual misconduct allegations, setting off a Republican scramble to win a rare open congressional seat. Two Republicans immediately announced they would run in the Feb. Show More Summary

The Latest: Ducey sets special election for Franks seat

The Latest on a special election to replace Arizona Rep. Trent Dranks (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has set the dates for special elections to fill … Click to Continue »

Deadline looms for setting election to fill Franks' seat

Gov. Doug Ducey faces a deadline Monday for scheduling a special primary election and a special general election to fill the vacancy created when U.S. Rep. Trent Franks resigned after … Click to Continue »

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