FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, Mesa, Ariz. businessman Wil Cardon, center, flanked by two of his five children, Rebecca Cardon, 11, right, and Parley Cardon, 10, begins his U.S. Senate ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, Mesa, Ariz. businessman Wil Cardon, center, flanked by two of his five children, Rebecca Cardon, 11, right, and Parley Cardon, 10, begins his U.S. Senate statewide campaign in Phoenix. Seemingly out of nowhere, a trio of wealthy political neophytes has roiled Republican Senate primary races taking place this month, dipping into their personal fortunes to highlight their business backgrounds, cast their opponents as career politicians and draw within striking distance of a victory few saw coming just a few weeks ago. Cardon is still viewed as having work to do if he's going to catch the prohibitive favorite in the race _ six-term Rep. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ross D. Franklin, File
Fri, Aug 3, 2012 3:40 AM EDT