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 »
Election 2012 News
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 Hispanic vote in Arizona belongs to Democrats — at least that’s the perception that a coalition of Republican Party leaders, candidates and activists are ready to battle.Read More »
In Arizona's brand-new 9th Congressional District, three Democrats and seven Republicans are vying to win the upcoming primary so they can move on to what could turn out to be a nasty fight for the seat, given that it's one of few toss-up races in the state and the field is so wide.Read More »
Legal briefs filed with the Arizona Supreme Court preview the kind of advocacy groups and others who will likely be taking sides for and against a proposed increase in the state's sales tax.Read More »
An initiative for a sales tax increase has enough valid voter signatures to appear on Arizona's November ballot, but it also must survive a court fight.Read More »
The Republican teapot is boiling.
Several members of the GOP caucus in the Senate delivered this week a letter to Senate President Steve Pierce, expressing their dismay that the money he has raised is being used to defeat a party-mate and fearing “long-term fissures.”
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 »
Outside groups are backing Kyrsten Sinema in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, giving the former state senator a boost as early ballots are being cast.Read More »
U.S. Senate candidate Wil Cardon says he plans to air a new television ad, but his campaign hasn’t bought any network TV airtime since the end of July.
The five biggest networks in the Phoenix metro area say Cardon’s last ad buy ended on July 30, just days before early ballots were sent out for the Aug. 28 primary against Congressman Jeff Flake.