Giffords gives big money to Arizona Democratic Party
Gabrielle Giffords may not be running for Congress, but she’s putting the money from her campaign to use. Her campaign contributed $202,500 to the state Democratic Party’s federal campaign committee.
The contributions through the end of May came during the hotly contested special election for her vacated seat in the 8th Congressional District, a race that saw Democrat Ron Barber, Giffords’ former district office director, defeat Republican Jesse Kelly.
Barber sworn in to Giffords’ House seat, pledges bipartisanship in first speech
Newly elected Rep. Ron Barber, D-Tucson, was surrounded by extended family Tuesday as he was sworn in to finish out the term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned in January.
15 leaving Legislature, 8 running for other offices
Fifteen legislators have announced this year that they will retire or seek another office rather than run for re-election to the Legislature.
Jesse Kelly won’t run for Giffords’ seat in November
Tea party Republican Jesse Kelly on Thursday dropped out of the race for Gabrielle Giffords’ former seat in Congress, two days after losing a special election to serve out her term.
Barber beats Kelly in CD8 special election to replace Giffords
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.
GOP focuses on Obama in bid for Giffords’ seat
Republicans are focusing on President Barack Obama, not Gabrielle Giffords, and sensing a chance to capture the former congresswoman’s seat in southern Arizona.
Voters are deciding in Tuesday’s special election whether Republican Jesse Kelly, who narrowly lost to Giffords in 2010, or Democrat Ron Barber, a former Giffords aide asked by the lawmaker to pursue the seat, will complete the remainder of her term.
Gabrielle Giffords set to appear at Tucson concert
Gabrielle Giffords will appear at a concert to support the Democrat hoping to be her successor.
Money continues to flow as race to succeed Giffords enters final weeks
Democrat Ron Barber had $390,000 on hand for the remaining two weeks of the campaign to succeed former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, compared to $83,000 for Republican Jesse Kelly, according to new campaign reports.
Political newcomer Nomiki Konst drops out of Arizona CD2 race
Political newcomer Nomiki Konst has dropped out of the race for a full term representing former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ southern Arizona congressional district.
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