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Rep. Trent Franks, shown testifying at a January hearing, has less than $10,000 for his campaign, but is expected to win easy re-election – one reason why he raises a fraction of Arizona’s other incumbents, who have six-figure bankrolls or more.

U.S. Rep. Trent Franks has a problem that most members of Congress wouldn’t mind sharing: The Glendale Republican is so popular in his district that potential campaign donors don’t think he can lose. His campaign fund is a paltry sum compared to the bankrolls of the rest of the state’s congressional delegation. Read more»