Former V.P. Dan Quayle's son wins AZ Congress seat

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By BOB CHRISTIE
The Associated Press
Wednesday, November 3, 2010; 12:35 AM

PHOENIX -- The son of former Vice President Dan Quayle has won his race against a tough Democratic challenger to represent Arizona's 3rd Congressional District.

Ben Quayle overcame a series of questions during the campaign about his links to a racy website to claim the Phoenix-area seat of retiring GOP Rep. John Shadegg on Tuesday.

Democrat Jon Hulburd, a Phoenix lawyer, made a strong push at upsetting Quayle's candidacy with a mix of attack ads that questioned the 33-year-old Republican's experience and maturity.

Quayle stood out during a 10-person primary for a hard-hitting ad where he intoned "Barack Obama is the worst president in history." He also played up his links to Arizona.

Quayle grew up in Indiana and Washington, D.C.


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