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Ariz. candidate gives weekly national GOP address


PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona congressional candidate Vernon Parker has given the weekly Republican address to the nation in a nod from House speaker John Boehner.

Parker's address focused on the GOP push to stop expected tax hikes and develop a tax code he said will help the economy grow and prevent jobs from being sent overseas. He also called for the repeal of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

Parker is running against Democrat Kyrsten Sinema in the new 9th District. The district takes in much of Tempe and parts of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Mesa and Chandler.

Saturday's Republican address followed Obama's. The president pressed Republicans to back housing policies the White House says would help struggling homeowners refinance their debts and prevent foreclosures.

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