Race of the day: Dan Quayle's son for Congress?

The former veep's son, Ben, takes on a Democratic small businessman for the open seat in Arizona's 3rd district, covering Phoenix's northern suburbs

Name & Party:

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DEMOCRAT

Jon Hulburd

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REPUBLICAN

Ben Quayle

Basic Info:

Lawyer, small businessman

Age: 50

Lawyer, son of Dan Quayle

Age: 33

Issues:

  • Supports health-care reform with tweaks
  • Wants to extend Bush tax cuts
  • Supports Arizona immigration law
  • Wants to repeal health-care reform
  • Wants to extend Bush tax cuts
  • Supports Arizona immigration law

Polling At:46%44%Campaign Chest:$412,000$454,000Key Quote:"No American should be denied a job in favor of an underpaid, illegal immigrant.""Barack Obama is the worst president in history."Petty Controversy:In 1999, was sued by a country-club employee for spreading rumor about a lesbian relationshipWrote off-color satire for a website called Dirty Scottsdale, allegedly under the name of a fictional porn starWild card:The latest poll showing heavily favored Quayle trailing Hulburd was sponsored by the liberal Daily Kos blog

Dueling Ads:"Compass": Hulburd takes Quayle to task for having a "broken" moral compass"Obama": Quayle's high-profile ad argues that he's capable of taking on Washington

Jon Hulburd's "Compass":

Ben Quayle's "Obama":

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