Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People for Fri. 140912

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People for Fri. 140912

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GOP, Democrat survive on remote island together

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., has spent time alone and also with his sons on remote islands in the Pacific Ocean. But this time, he brought along a Democrat instead. Flake and Sen. Martin Heinrich, D- N.M., visited the tiny island of Eru, part of the Marshall Islands.

But in a twist, Flake and Heinrich were accompanied by a crew from the Discovery Channel. Flake says the network, known for its adventure and outdoor programming, is preparing a television special that will air Oct. 29.

"Our first thought was just to go and take a few GoPro cameras and film it and document it or hand it over to someone," Flake said Thursday.

"We wanted to show that Republicans and Democrats can get along and survive together. Then we approached Discovery because they have a number of survivor shows and they said, well, we like the idea but how about you let us come film it?

"Whoever is going to lead the Senate going forward is going to do so with a very slim margin," Flake added. …

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