In what may have been Arizona’s most bizarre primary race, House Speaker Andy Tobin has defeated an opponent backed by out-of-state money and friends who include Herman Cain, Joe the Plumber and the creator of the notorious Willie Horton attack ads.Read More »
House Speaker Andy Tobin easily outraised his party-mates in the three-way House primary in Northern Arizona, the latest finance reports filed with the Secretary of State showed.Read More »
The well-funded political spending arm of the state’s leading business coalition bashed Sen. Lori Klein in a campaign ad today, calling her a “gun-toting, red-scaring, conspiracy-touting politician.”Read More »
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and two wealthy contributors to conservative causes are funding an independent expenditure campaign aimed at ousting House Speaker Andy Tobin and replacing him with a first-term Republican lawmaker who made waves in 2011 for pointing a loaded gun at a reporter during an interview.
According to a campaign finance report filed Monday, Arizonans for an Honest Government raised $40,000 through the middle of August. Cain gave the committee $5,000 on Aug. 2.
Redistricting has forced some big names in Arizona legislative politics into contested races in the Aug. 28 primary election.Read More »
An Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign says the United States needs to build a fence at the Mexico border and "start shooting" at suspected illegal immigrants.Read More »
A poll commissioned by House Speaker Andy Tobin’s re-election campaign shows him leading comfortably, despite a challenge from a Republican state senator who is alleging that the speaker isn’t conservative enough.Read More »
The man responsible for the most infamous negative ad in modern political history is leading the charge to unseat the speaker of the Arizona House.Read More »
In an election year, frequent campaign announcements come as no surprise. What is surprising, however, is where some of the announcements are coming from.Read More »
In the upcoming elections, party loyalty doesn’t guarantee an uncontested race.
The highest-ranking Republican and Democrat in the House of Representatives both face crowded primaries this August.