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Antenori appeals to conservative base in liberal-leaning district (access required)

Sen. Frank Antenori, a Republican from Tucson who is famous for being blunt, made a compelling case for his re-election at a park named after the late Morris K. Udall, southern Arizona’s beloved Democrat.

But nothing Antenori said on that nippy Oct. 13 afternoon was aimed at courting voters who hold moderate views.

It was all red meat to a crowd of adoring supporters, who view him as southern Arizona’s warrior-politician, the guy who’s holding back a horde of big spenders who are itching to raise people’s taxes at the first opportunity.

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