With the legislative session over, Kirk Adams was finally able to do what he’d wanted to do for months, and what some have expected him to do for years: run for Congress.Read More »
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Andy Tobin has been unanimously elected to be the new speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives as the former speaker.
He replaces Kirk Adams, who stepped down as speaker in advance of his resignation from the Legislature. Adams and his aides have not said why he is leaving, but he is widely expected to run for Congress.
Yellow Sheet Report editor Jim Small discusses the near 200 bills that the Legislature sent to Brewer during the last two days of the session.Read More »
Jeff Flake replaced Matt Salmon in the U.S. House of Representatives, and now Salmon says he may seek to return the favor and return to Congress.Read More »
Yellow Sheet Report editor Jim Small talks about the Clean Elections lawsuit that has finally reached the U.S. Supreme Court, and about likely outcomes.Read More »
One of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers died this week, leaving only one founding member of the elite Marine Corps unit that developed an unbreakable secret code during World War II still alive.Read More »
Yellow Sheet Report editor Jim Small talks about the developing race to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl.Read More »
Another domino from Sen. Jon Kyl’s retirement announcement last week fell Feb. 17, as former state Senate Majority Leader Chuck Gray announced he is running for Congress to replace Jeff Flake, who on Feb. 14 said he is entering the Senate race.Read More »
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will likely set off a chain reaction, as Republicans and Democrats position themselves to run for the open seat.
Most political observers believe U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Mesa, will soon announce he is running to replace Kyl. Other potential GOP candidates include U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg and the entire slate of Republican statewide officeholders.
U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, a Republican who has represented Arizona in either the U.S. House or U.S. Senate since 1987, this morning announced he will not seek re-election to a fourth term and will retire when his current term ends in 2012.Read More »