After taking advantage of an anti-incumbent mood that swept the nation and secured supermajority control of both chambers of the Arizona Legislature two years ago, Republicans are now poised to lose their veto-proof hold at the state Capitol.Read More »
The Senate primary contest pitting Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, was already turning out to be among the hottest races in Arizona this year.
This week, the temperature shot up a couple of degrees.
Former Senate President Russell Pearce and his supporters today were shut out of three locations where they had requested to hold a fundraiser for the Mesa Republican.Read More »
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' hand-picked Democratic candidate won a special election Tuesday in southern Arizona to finish her term, defeating a Republican who narrowly lost to Giffords in 2010.Read More »
Democrats are hoping that late campaign appearances by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will help push her hand-picked successor to victory in a special congressional election in Arizona.
Republicans, trying to make the southern Arizona House race a referendum on President Barack Obama and his handling of the economy, are running a former Marine who narrowly lost to Giffords two years ago.
Mesa City Council members and the mayor are unanimously endorsing political newcomer Bob Worsley over former Senate President Russell Pearce in large part because of a sentiment that Pearce didn’t work to advance Mesa’s interests while he served at the Capitol.Read More »
A federal judge today granted a Department of Justice request to seal portions of the evidence in Rep. Ben Arredondo’s political corruption case.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence Anderson said in his written order that the public’s interest in the information is outweighed by the harm that would come if it was disclosed.
The Republican newcomer hoping to prevent former Senate President Russell Pearce from returning to the Capitol after being ousted last year in a historic recall election now has the backing of every municipal elected official in Mesa.Read More »
A new motion to seal evidence in the federal bribery case against Rep. Ben Arredondo reveals that another investigation connected the Tempe Democrat is “large scale.”Read More »
At a time when lawmakers are making headlines for misdeeds and scandal, voters may have their first chance in four years to consider a pay raise for the Legislature.Read More »