Ron Barber had no competition last spring in a special primary election to replace his old boss, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, until her term expired. He then went on to decisively beat a tea party Republican who had nearly unseated Giffords from her southern Arizona district in 2010.Read More »
The primary race to represent the largest swath of Arizona in Congress largely is being fought like it's the general election, with the Democratic and Republican front-runners banking on their name recognition and past legislative experience to secure the 1st District seat.Read More »
The wife of U.S Rep. Ben Quayle of Arizona issued a statement saying she and her husband didn't witness any inappropriate behavior when 20 lawmakers went into the Sea of Galilee for a swim while on a fact-finding trip in Israel.Read More »
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.Read More »
The decision on who ultimately represents a heavily Republican congressional district that runs from western Arizona through Prescott and south of Phoenix could end with the primary election.Read More »
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.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle raised more and spent more than fellow incumbent Congressman David Schweikert in the last fundraising period for the 6th Congressional District primary between the two freshman Republicans.
Quayle raised $189,285 compared to just $80,645 for Schweikert in the pre-primary period, which ran from July 1 to Aug. 8. Quayle also outspent his rival, spending $797,766 to Schweikert’s $663,530.
The frontrunners for the upcoming primary in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District appear to have little to worry about, if fundraising is any indication.Read More »
Campaign finance reports released Thursday show former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick continuing her fundraising dominance in the race to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.Read More »
With a boost from the Club for Growth, state Sen. Ron Gould raised more money than Congressman Paul Gosar during the past few weeks, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.Read More »