Tom Horne wants a judge to bar Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio from attacking him in campaign ads, and the Arizona Secretary of State's Office is investigating the television commercial that sparked the case.Read More »
In the wake of a prison break that set three convicted murderes free, Attorney General Terry Goddard called on Gov. Jan Brewer to amend her special session call to include a review of budget and privatization issues that he said have weakened Arizona's corrections system.Read More »
The Republican Governors Association appears to be paying a lot more attention to Arizona than its Democratic counterpart. The RGA has about $1.2 million in its Arizona political action committee, compared to just $4,500 in the Democratic Governors Association Arizona PAC.Read More »
For conservative Arizona politicos, especially those on the forefront of the debate over illegal immigration, connections to hate groups have become an embarrassing pitfall.
Groups whose racist or white nationalist views include vehement opposition to illegal immigration often seek to align themselves with politicians who lead the anti-illegal-immigration movement. But politicians who put themselves in league with such groups — mistakenly or otherwise — usually spend years dealing with the fallout and repairing their images.
A dark cloud hanging over Arizona's budget appears to be disipating after a spending package including billions in federal Medicaid assistance cleared a major hurdle in the U.S. Senate.Read More »
In the wake of three convicted murderers' escape from a private prison in northern Arizona, Attorney General Terry Goddard slammed Gov. Jan Brewer for cutting the Department of Corrections' budget.Read More »
The legal defense fund created for the state's federal court battles over S1070 has pulled in nearly $1.8 million in contributions, according to the Governor's Office.Read More »
Terry Goddard's gubernatorial campaign brought on a second high-profile member of the Napolitano administration with the addition of Jeanine L'Ecuyer as deputy campaign manager.Read More »
Brian McNeil, one of Gov. Jan Brewer’s top staffers, appears to be on his way to a third overseas deployment with the U.S. Army Reserve.Read More »
Most of Gov. Jan Brewer's recent primary endorsements have been for out-of-state candidates, but now Brewer is officially weighing in on some of the state's most contested GOP battles. Several of the candidates Brewer is pushing for in contested primaries are percieved to be the moderates in their races.Read More »