Salmon bests Adams in CD5 GOP primary
Even a last-minute endorsement from U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake and a Gilbert appearance by Sarah Palin wasn’t enough to turn the tide for Kirk Adams in his quest for the GOP nomination in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District.
Palin rallies East Valley voters for Adams
Hundreds of Sarah Palin fans suffered the sweltering Valley heat today to see the former Alaskan governor at an election-eve barbeque in support of Kirk Adams in his primary bid for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District.
Flake Endorses Adams for congressional seat
Congressional District 5 GOP hopeful Kirk Adams received a last-minute boost from Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Flake today when Flake endorsed Adams over his primary election opponent, former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon.
CD5 primary centers on experience
The race between the two candidates vying for the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District in southeastern Maricopa County boils down largely to a difference in experience.
Salmon outspends Adams in CD5
Kirk Adams buttressed his campaign contributions with an $88,000 loan to give him the lead in fundraising for this reporting period over Matt Salmon, but the former House Speaker still couldn’t match Salmon’s contributions from individuals and political committees or his own spending.
Adams, Salmon spar over veracity of ‘Obamacare’ ad
If Republicans are united in anything, it’s an overwhelming hatred of Obamacare. And it’s that raw emotion that former Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams hopes to tap into with an accusation that his opponent, former Congressman Matt Salmon, lobbied to pass the landmark health care overhaul legislation.
Salmon leads fundraising race in CD5
Matt Salmon continues to lead Kirk Adams in fundraising.
The former congressman out-raised Adams by almost $50,000 in the second quarter of the year, which runs from April 1 to June 30.
Adams takes shot at Salmon’s congressional record in CD5 debate
It may not be an all-out slugfest yet. But Wednesday night’s 5th Congressional District debate in Chandler showed some signs that the gloves are starting to come off.
Adams, Salmon spar over leadership, experience
Former House Speaker Kirk Adams told a crowd of debate-watchers Tuesday night that his challenger, ex-congressman Matt Salmon, is stuck in “glory days” that have passed him by and that Arizona needs a “new generation” of leadership.
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