The "career politician" bit echoes the same line of attack that Democratic candidate Richard Carmona, a former surgeon general, has been making against Flake. "It's a free country so anybody can say what they want and the primary voters will cast their verdict," said Cornyn, who has watched as the favored Republicans have fallen in the last two competitive GOP Senate primaries (Richard Lugar in Indiana and Jon Bruning in Nebraska). He remains bullish on holding the seat of retiring Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. "I'm optimistic about the outcome overall," Cornyn said.
Cornyn: Arizona GOP Primary Has 'Gotten My Attention'
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