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Flake uses lobbying scandal to push earmark case (access required)

U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake represents Arizona's 6th Congressional District.A growing scandal over a lobbying firm specializing in defense issues has given U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake his latest target in an ongoing crusade against earmarks.The fifth-term congressman, an ardent fiscal conservative who has at times bucked even his own party's leadership, has offered seven privileged resolutions ...

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