In an unexpected development, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake has been assigned a seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, a coveted perch that will give the freshman Arizona Republican clout on immigration reform as well as on U.S. Supreme Court nominations. Read More
On Tax Issue, Flake Parts Ways With Some Conservatives
Voters may be in for a shock from Republican Jeff Flake as Arizona’s congressional delegation returns to Washington today for a last-minute session to avert the fiscal cliff.
If a deal is forged, his last act in the U.S. House of Representatives could be supporting something he for years has railed against: raising taxes. Read More