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Brno: Bitter Smith clearly conflicted out of office

Brnovich is asking the Supreme Court to remove Commissioner Bitter Smith from office, arguing she is ineligible to hold it due to her affiliations with entities that are regulated, either directly or indirectly, by the Corp Comm. Brnovich said his office believes the case against Bitter Smith is “straightforward” and the facts aren’t in dispute.

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Tea Partiers set out to embarrass John McCain again

Tea party activists are hoping to once more embarrass McCain at the Arizona Republican Party’s annual meeting in January. This time around, former Maricopa County GOP chairman AJ LaFaro is pushing a resolution saying the Republican Party’s state committeemen will “endorse anyone but Senator John McCain” in next year’s US Senate primary.

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Begay: GOP gets things done, unlike Dems (access required)

Begay is a Democrat no more, though his former Democratic colleagues would say he never was one to begin with. He announced Monday morning his switch to the Republican Party, a move he characterized as an extension of his independent ...

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Put it in writing (access required)

In a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell yesterday, Ducey officially made his request that the feds stop settling refugees in Arizona until the state is assured that the vetting process for “refugees ...

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Mendez set to challenge Sherwood in 2016 (access required)

Mendez on Friday filed paperwork to run for LD26 Senate, setting up a lawmaker-on-lawmaker primary against Sherwood in 2016. Although Sherwood recently told our reporter that he and Mendez agreed that whoever didn’t get picked for the vacant Senate seat ...

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That’s not gonna’ cut it (access required)

A superior court judge’s order that the Committee for Justice and Fairness appear in court on November 30 for a contempt citation appears to have at least partially spurred it to action. On Tuesday, CJF registered as a political committee ...

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