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Representatives for Lesko and Ryan declined to comment. The Lesko moneymaking event comes right on the heels of two potentially game-changing incidents for the special election, which is scheduled for April 24. The race began after Republican Rep. Trent Franks abruptly resigned in ... Arizona
27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state ... Debbie Lesko in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Republican Rep. Trent Franks. less. In this April 10, 2018, photo, Democratic candidate for ...

The Legislation was originally intended to lengthen the time required for a special election for a vacant U.S. House seat and was prompted by the scramble to replace Trent Franks, a longtime Congressman who stepped down in December amid sexual misconduct allegations. House members who ...
Voters in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, northwest of Phoenix, are choosing a replacement for Trent Franks. The Congressman resigned abruptly last year. His former district is considered as red as the sun is bright. But while Republicans are taking nothing for granted, Tipirneni sees a path to victory.
He calls on voters to replace Republican members of Congress with representatives who will support families negatively affected by cuts to Medicare. "I'm losing my ... That race is taking place in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, where voters must decide who will replace Rep. Trent Franks ...
PHOENIX (KSAZ) - It's down to the wire for the hotly contested race to be the next representative for Arizona's 8th Congressional District. With the special election set to be held a week from Tuesday, Republicans are hoping to hold onto the seat vacated by Rep. Trent Franks. Rep. Franks gave up the ... Congressional District

When Republican Rep. Trent Franks resigned amid reports that he had offered a female staffer $5 million to be his baby surrogate, no one thought his deeply red Arizona district could be swept in the blue wave. Then a Democrat, Conor Lamb, won a Trump +20 district in Pennsylvania, and the ... election
West Valley voters are getting something they haven't had for a long time: a new member of Congress. Either Republican Debbie Lesko or Democrat Hiral Tipirneni will replace former Rep. Trent Franks, who represented the area for 15 years before resigning in disgrace over sexual misconduct ...
The Republican National Committee, meanwhile, is spending about $280,000 on a field operation to bolster Lesko. She's running to replace GOP Rep. Trent Franks, an eight-term congressman who resigned from his seat last year after reports that he pressed female aides to serve as a surrogate mother. election
It would also be another step toward the 23 seats Democrats now need to retake the House of Representatives. ... glance, there are compelling similarities between Pennsylvania's 18th District, which Lamb won, and Arizona's 8th District, which holds a special election next month to replace Trent Franks. election
The special election is being held to replace Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned amid accusations of sexual misconduct. ... Montenegro, a married father and Christian minister who was Franks' district director, had the backing of the former congressman, popular former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, ... election
“I work w a US Congressman. Trent Franks,” he wrote. Later that night, she texts Montenegro starting at 10:16 p.m., writing, “Anyways let me know if you stay late tomorrow … It's ok … I know you're at home … No worries.” “If you're free … let me know”: At 12:15 a.m. on Feb. 10, she wrote Montenegro: “Well I ... election
Rep. Trent Franks resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. But that hasn't stopped him from being a factor in the race for his seat. Republican strategists say the former congressman is still well-liked among GOP voters in Arizona's 8th District, which could explain why he hasn't disappeared from the ... election
Two coming special elections are for Congress: a race on March 13 to fill the seat of former Representative Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, a Republican who reportedly texted a mistress to seek an abortion; and one on April 24 to replace former Representative Trent Franks of Arizona, who asked female staff ... election
TOP: Debbie Lesko with voter Jerry McNelly and campaign volunteers in Sun City. LEFT: Christopher Sylvester had planned on challenging Trent Franks in 2018. RIGHT: Phil Lovas is a former state representative and former official in the Small Business Administration. (Photos by Bret Jaspers - KJZZ). election
WASHINGTON — Representative Trent Franks announced Friday that he would resign from Congress immediately after accusations emerged that he had ... A House leadership aide confirmed that two aides in Mr. Franks's office believed the congressman was suggesting that he impregnate them sexually. election

The debate at The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com comes a week before early voting begins in the special primary election to fill the seat formerly held by U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, who quit last month after facing allegations of sexual misconduct. The hourlong event will feature former state Sen. Debbie ... election
FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House nears a vote on their health care overhaul. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats filed enough signatures to make the ballot for a special primary election to replace ... election
FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House nears a vote on their health care overhaul. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats filed enough signatures to make the ballot for a special primary election to replace ... election
State Rep. Don Shooter and U.S. Rep. Trent Franks are two of the biggest names politically, but the issue is not limited to lawmakers. In early January, another big ... Then in December, in one of the weirdest allegations to surface, Trent Franks was accused of openly pressuring female staff members to be a ... election
Thursday's scheduled board action comes after Debbie Lesko stepped down to seek the seat vacated by U.S. Rep Trent Franks. He resigned amid sexual harassment allegations. Republican committee members in Lesko's 21st Legislative District in the western Phoenix suburbs nominated three party ... election
... of three Democrats running in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks are facing lawsuits challenging their right to appear on the ballot. The suits filed Thursday allege Brianna Westbrook and Gene Scharer are ineligible because many of their qualifying signatures are invalid. election
The Latest: 13 Republicans, 3 Democrats File for Franks Seat. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats have filed enough signatures to make the ballot for a special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. Jan. 10, 2018, at 8:17 p.m.. The Latest: 13 Republicans, 3 Democrats File for Franks Seat ... election
FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House nears a vote on their health care overhaul. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats filed enough signatures to make the ballot for a special primary election to replace ... election
... Republican Trent Franks. Five candidates with elective experience, all Republicans, submitted enough signatures to qualify for the February primary ballot. Wednesday was the deadline to submit signatures. Former Arizona state Sens. Debbie Lesko and Steve Montenegro, former state Rep. Phil Lovas ... election
Between those meetings in Washington, Inglis found himself briefly alone with U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, who asked a different kind of question. Not about Trump or climate change, but about Inglis' post-political career. "He said to me, just the two of us standing there," Inglis recounted, "'What's it like to be a ... election
FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington. Franks says he is resigning Jan. 31 amid a House Ethics Committee investigation of possible sexual harassment. Franks says in a statement that he never physically intimidated, coerced ... election
PHOENIX — 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. Republican Clair Van Steenwyk of Sun City West filed 1,200 signatures to make the ballot late last week. He said ... election
Debbie Lesko is officially running for Congress for Trent Franks' seat ... Doug Ducey's promises in the State of the State address and Rep. ..... The race to replace Trent Franks, who resigned earlier this month after two former staffers accused him of sexual misconduct, has already attracted Phil Lovas, ... election
Former Arizona Corporation Commissioner and GOP state lawmaker Bob Stump also is in the race. He shares a name but is not related to the late Arizona Congressman Bob Stump, who represented the West Valley for years. Trump has a 42 percent approval nationally, according to a new poll from CNBC. election
"After speaking with my family, I called the congressman back and told him I didn't feel comfortable going to his house. In that case, he told me, the internship offer was rescinded." Franks, who could not be reached Friday night, earlier denied the allegation, as well as the sexual-harassment and retaliation ... election
PHOENIX - 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 Republican will be chosen by Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in the coming weeks to fill his seat. He is one of ... election
Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced Thursday night he will resign from Congress at the end of January after the House Ethics Committee said it would open an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment. Time ... election
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) announced last week that he would leave Congress amid an investigation into whether he had solicited staffers to act as pregnancy surrogates. But his anti-choice legacy in U.S. policy is bound to outlive his tenure. While in the U.S. House of Representatives, Franks pushed his ... election
One of the latest reports involves Arizona Representative Trent Franks. Franks himself acknowledges that he had a “discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable.” According to his accusers, one employee reported being offered $5 million dollars to be ... election
Phil Lovas, a former state legislator who left to take a position with the Trump administration in April. While Lovas was a state representative, he introduced legislation that would mandate drug testing for people seeking unemployment benefits. He also tried to get the state to adopt daylight savings time. election
Congressman Trent Franks talks at the Republican election night party at the Hyatt Hotel Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. Ronald J. Hansen, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 9:58 a.m. MT Dec. 11, 2017 | Updated 1:47 p.m. MT Dec. 11, 2017. 636482748931804562-AP-17213029291353.jpg. In this March 24, ... election
A day after Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced he would resign early next year, he abruptly stepped down Friday after a former aide told the Associated Press that he had offered her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother. In making his departure effective immediately, the eight-term Arizona ... election
Rep. Trent Franks, a conservative pro-life Republican, has resigned after revealing that he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers. One former aide told The Associated Press that the Arizona congressman pressured her to carry his child and once offered her $5 million to be a surrogate mother. election
Here is the complete text of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' decision to resign from Congress as of Jan. 31: ... investigation before distorted and sensationalized versions of this story would put me, my family, my staff, and my noble colleagues in the House of Representatives through hyperbolized public excoriation. election
U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges. Franken, buffeted for weeks by sexual harassment ... election
READ: Rep. Trent Franks statement on leaving Congress. Franks, an eight-term congressman, is the first Republican to announce his resignation since the nationwide reckoning over sexual harassment and assault began this fall. On Thursday evening, a group of conservative House Republicans gathered ... election
AP source: Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is resigning. Updated 2:29 pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017. WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is resigning. Sponsored Links Sponsored Links · Promoted Links Promoted Links · Zillow · Search Amazing ... election
WASHINGTON — Representative Trent Franks of Arizona, one of the House's most ardent social conservatives, said Thursday night that he would resign after the House Ethics Committee began an investigation into complaints that he had asked two female staff members to be a surrogate to bear his child. election
Two Democrats running to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., are having their petition signatures challenged. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo). Eric Garcia · @EricMGarcia. Posted Jan 19, 2018 8:34 AM. Save for later. Lawsuits were filed against two Democrats running in Arizona's 8th District's ... election
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 allege enough signatures filed by Brianna Westbrook and Gene Scharer are invalid to bar them from the ballot. election
Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House nears a vote on their health care overhaul. ... Maricopa County elections officials on Friday began reviewing qualifying signatures for two of three Democratic candidates seeking to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Trent ... election
Congressman Trent Franks talks at the Republican election night party at the Hyatt Hotel Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. Bob Christie, Associated Press Published 2:00 p.m. MT Jan. 12, 2018. Trent Franks. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., takes his seat before the start of a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in ... election
PHOENIX — Maricopa County estimates the special election to replace former Rep. Trent Franks will cost $3.5 million, but the state Legislature is moving to authorize $1 million less than that. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved $2.5 million on Thursday in the first step to appropriating the cash. Sen. election


 

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