Let's start with the Senator herself, Vivian Le Masters.
She's older than your typical romance protagonist. She's thirty six, accomplished, savvy and articulate. But there is something missing in her life. Love. Not just a romantic relationship, but love in general. The lack of love and being part of a family unit has made her feel isolated even though she is usually found speaking to crowds or giving speeches. This makes her especially vulnerable and her high position makes her extremely selective. So much so, that she doesn't even attempt to find love at all. And, since the atmosphere in DC and in Arizona is so quick to point fingers, she's scared of becoming a tabloid headline.
Brock has all kinds responsibilities that…