The publicly released polling data on Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District is like a scrap of food to a starving man – it may not be the best information, but it’s all we’ve got. North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling on Oct. ...Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has proven that tough immigration policies make it easy to raise cash for political campaigns, and Gov. Jan Brewer has shown that the same rule applies to raising money for legal defense of the state’s new immigration law.
But now, private-sector interests are getting wise as well.
U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell posted his biggest fundraising quarter since his first run for Congress, but Republican challenger David Schweikert narrowly topped his cash haul as the two moved into the final stretch of one of the state’s most hotly contested races.Read More »
Republican Ben Quayle dwarfed his Democratic opponent in fundraising during the latest reporting period, but Jon Hulburd is nearly even with him in cash on hand.Read More »
Democrat Jon Hulburd kept hammering away at Ben Quayle over the Republican’s ties to a racy website, but after the candidates’ first and only televised debate, observers are saying that line of attack has run its course.Read More »
Eckstein is one of the most renowned constitutional attorneys in the state and the go-to lawyer for the Arizona Democratic Party. And during his four-decade career at the prestigious law firm Perkins Coie Brown & Bain, Eckstein has played major roles in some of Arizona’s biggest cases and most heated political debates.Read More »
A moratorium on foreclosures by major mortgage lenders may give embattled Arizona homeowners a sliver of hope that their homes can be saved, while the questions it raises could lead to a rush of lawsuits and scams.Read More »
For a candidate who has trailed by as much as 22 points in recent polls, even a sliver of good news is cause for celebration. Every poll taken over the past few months has shown Republican Gov. Jan Brewer beating Democrat Terry Goddard by double digits, with some showing him down by as much as 22 points. But though they all show different margins of victory for Brewer, a couple polls have shown Goddard narrowing the gap as Election Day approaches.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jeremy Duda talks about what early ballots mean to campaign strategy and what can be expected from the most watched races in the final weeks before November's election.Read More »
The problems that led Bank of America and other lenders to halt foreclosures across the country may run deeper in Arizona than nearly anywhere in the U.S.Read More »