Democratic US Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican challenger Andy Tobin attempted to distance themselves from their respective political parties and past unpopular legislative decisions in the first debate of their contest to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.Read More »
Maricopa County Republican Party Chairman A.J. LaFaro says U.S. Sen. John McCain and a political committee backed by moderate Republicans who support him are attempting to “ethnically cleanse” the party of conservative precinct committeemen.Read More »
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is going to dismiss a misdemeanor charge related to an allegation that Rep. Bob Robson, a Chandler Republican, tampered with a campaign sign.Read More »
Gabby Giffords’ gun control-reform PAC removed a controversial ad attacking Martha McSally from Tucson airwaves on Tuesday, saying the decision was made only after the Republican candidate changed her position on background checks.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that affirmed the Citizens Clean Elections Commission’s authority to investigate campaign finance allegations against him.Read More »
The debate between the four candidates vying for two seats on the state’s energy and water regulatory panel touched on electricity costs, water infrastructure needs and federal regulations, before devolving into a yelling match over the involvement of the state’s largest utility in the race.Read More »
Arizona Republican Party officials want to study the benefits and drawbacks to closing GOP primary elections to independents, who increasingly have gained influence as a voting bloc in primary races.Read More »
Gubernatorial hopefuls Doug Ducey and Fred DuVal both have ambitious plans that they say will strengthen Arizona’s economy, but they can’t implement them unless the economy actually improves first.Read More »
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.Read More »
The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.
Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.