Democrat Richard Carmona (left) and Republican Rep. Jeff Flake shake hands before Thursday's debate in Chandler, Ariz.
October 19, 2012 For the first time in nearly a generation, Arizona voters will elect a new senator. Retiring Sen. Jon Kyl's ideological successor is Rep. Jeff Flake, a fellow Republican. But recent polls suggest Democrat Richard Carmona has a shot, and the race has become heated.
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Democrat Richard Carmona, who is running for the Senate from Arizona.
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