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Hayworth sees momentum in Ariz. law

By Desikan Thirunarayanapuram and Stephen Dinan, THE WASHINGTON TIMES

Arizona’s new tough immigration law is roiling the state’s Republican primary for Senate, with incumbent Sen. John McCain defending the legislature for passing it and his challenger, a former congressman, accusing Mr. McCain of an election-year conversion.

Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, who planned to submit a petition with 11,000 signatures on Monday to get his name on the ballot for the state’s Aug. 24 primary, told The Washington Times’ “America’s Morning News” radio show on Monday that “the momentum is on my side” in the race.

“Arizonans are telling John McCain, ‘Thank you for your service, but it is time to come back home,'” Mr. Hayworth said.

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