Arizona Congressman Jeff Flake Calls Painful Budget Cuts Imperative02:24

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Five-term Arizona Congressman Jeff Flake has just declared his candidacy for U.S. Senate. With sterling credentials as a deficit hawk and tax cutter, he has already won the support of conservative groups like the Club For Growth.

We speak with Flake about why he thinks cutting federal programs is crucial, even when it hurts his own district.

This segment aired on February 15, 2011.

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