Sen. Jeff Flake‘s path to re-election is complicated. The Arizona Republican was potentially vulnerable even before President Donald Trump touched down in Phoenix to criticize him at a campaign style rally.
Now Flake, who has argued for more civility in politics, finds himself in a big fight in both the GOP primary and, if he gets past that, a compressed general election. Roll Call elections analyst Nathan Gonzales discusses the 2018 Senate race in Arizona with Roll Call leadership editor Jason Dick on the Big Story Podcast.
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Of course we’re all waiting for the President to attack Jeff Flake, the Arizona senator who voted for the health care bill. https://t.co/vI3u3YRdyF
— Nathan Gonzales (@nathanlgonzales) August 23, 2017