How did you pull off that coup (on Medicaid expansion)? (Laughs) I don’t think there was a coup, although that’s a funny term. At the end of the day I think that the leadership on the Republican side tried to overplay the hand they had.
Two years ago, Republican Chris Ackerley blindsided Democrats when he won a seat in the state House from a Democratic stronghold in the heart of solidly blue southern Arizona. Ackerley faces his biggest challenge yet.