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President Bush visits the border to promote immigration reform
US Congressman J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ) an outspoken opponent of illegal immigration and opponent of a proposed guest worker plan listens to US President George Bush describe his proposed guest worker plan in a briefing room at the Border Patrol station in Yuma, AZ, Thursday, May 18, 2006. President Bush visited Yuma, and San Luis, in southwestern Arizona, today to promote his new immigration reform and border security proposals. (UPI Photo/Jack Kurtz/Pool/Arizona Republic)
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John David Hayworth, Jr. (born July 12, 1958), usually known as J. D. Hayworth, is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007 from the 5th District of Arizona (map). He was a television sportscaster and radio journalist before being elected to the House. He hosted a conservative talk radio program on KFYI in Phoenix until January 2010, when he resigned due to his run for Senate.

Hayworth was unsuccessful in his race against incumbent Senator John McCain for the Republican nomination to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate in 2010.

Hayworth was born in High Point, North Carolina. His grandfather, Ray Hayworth, was a Major League Baseball catcher from 1926 to 1945. Hayworth received a bachelor's degree in speech communications and political science from North Carolina State University in Raleigh in 1980.

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