Gabrielle Giffords For Senate? Speculation Runs High For 2012 Race

02/16/2011 03:22 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Los Angeles Times

Rep. Jeff Flake made it official this week. Four days after Republican Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona said he would not stand for reelection in 2012, the six-term GOP congressman from suburban Phoenix said he'd launch a bid to replace him.

But much of the speculation concerning the seat, such as it can exist 18 months before an election, continues to swirl around Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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