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Trent Franks

  1. For Dems, Close Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, & AZ-08’s Special ElectionIn Arizona’s heavily Republican Eighth District, an upset like Pennsylvania’s is unlikely, but a close race could be a good sign for Democrats.
  2. Sexting Brings Down GOP Front-runner in Arizona Special Congressional PrimaryFirst Trent Franks resigned after asking two staffers to bear his child. Then his likely successor was accused of sexting. It’s a lot to take in.
  3. Former Staffer Says Arizona Congressman Offered $5 Million to Carry His ChildRepresentative Trent Franks has resigned, effective immediately.
  4. just don't do it
    Free Advice for Politicians: Don’t Ask Your Staffers to Bear Your ChildrenA few lessons disgraced politicians have had to learn the hard way.
  5. Arizona Congressman Resigns for —Wait, What Was That Again?Though the story is still unspooling, it looks like Trent Franks may have asked female staffers to serve as birth surrogates.
  6. shmashmortion
    Mutinous GOP Women Sabotage Abortion BillHouse Republican women beg leadership to stop talking about rape and abortion.
  7. shmashmortion
    Trent Franks Still Trying to Make Abortion Ban HappenIt would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks.
  8. shmashmortion
    Trent Franks’s Abortion Bill Passes the House, With One Last GaffeThe masturbating fetus defense.
  9. love and war
    Trent Franks’s Abortion Ban Now Has a Rape ExceptionAfter all that.
  10. counterpoint
    Why Trent Franks Is Actually Worse Than Todd AkinA rebuttal.
  11. shmashmortion
    Rubio’s Novel Way to Avoid Rape Controversy“I don’t know who that is.”
  12. What Would Happen If Representative Trent Franks’s Abortion Ban Passed?A handy illustration.
  13. the national interest
    No, Trent Franks Is Not Todd AkinLet’s shut this thing down right now.