Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko, Sheriff Mark Lamb

Thank you for joining us for this week's Newsmaker Saturday with John Hook. We're talking with Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb about the border crisis later in the program, but we begin with Arizona Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, a Republican who's represented Arizona's 8th district since 2018. These are the suburbs north and west of Phoenix, and the district that includes several retirement communities, including Sun City West.

2022 Election: Most of Arizona US House seats called

Redistricting after the 2020 U.S. Census gave the Arizona GOP candidates a leg up in three districts. Meanwhile, a district that had strongly favored Republicans for the past decade got only slightly less GOP-friendly.

Newsmaker Saturday: Debbie Lesko, Hiral Tiperneni

FOX 10's John Hook talks to U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko and candidate Dr. Hiral Tiperneni about the upcoming midterm elections, Luke AFB, CAP Water, student loans and debt, healthcare and the future of the Affordable Care Act.

Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat

PHOENIX (AP) - A Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s. Hiral Tipirneni is an emergency room physician and a cancer research advocate, but many observers see her odds as slim against former state Sen. Debbie Lesko.

Newsmaker Sunday: Debbie Lesko

FOX 10's John Hook talks to Republican candidate for Arizona's 8th District, Debbie Lesko. The upcoming special election is for former Rep. Trent Frank's seat in Congress.