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Jones considering CD9 run against Sinema (access required)

Former GoDaddy CEO and Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)

Republicans’ dream of finding a serious challenger to Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema may be a step closer to reality. Christine Jones, the former GoDaddy executive who sought the GOP nomination for governor in 2014, is considering a run for the 9th Congressional District. Jones told the Arizona Capitol Times that she will meet with officials from the National Republican Congressional Committee next week.

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Douglas’ win reflects why most Dems lost in 2014 (access required)

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey speaks as democratic candidate Fred DuVal listens, Tuesday, Oct 13, 2014 during a debate for the Arizona Women's Forum in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Outnumbered and out-financed in the land of Barry Goldwater, Democrats often trade with the currency of hope. But even hope quickly collapsed under the weight of mathematical reality on Nov. 4, when Republicans swept statewide races in victory after victory. The success mirrored the party’s triumph at the national level, where the GOP expanded its dominance in the U.S. House and seized control of the U.S. Senate.

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