A new federal courthouse in downtown Yuma named after the judge who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage will officially be dedicated.Read More »
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A group that advocates for pro-gun, state legislation said Wednesday guns should be allowed in Arizona public schools to provide protection against shootings such as the one in Connecticut.Read More »
As gun control advocates launch a renewed effort, Gov. Jan Brewer isn’t convinced stricter legislation is needed.Read More »
The outcome of southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District back-and-forth campaign for the lead between Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally will decide whether Arizona chooses a Democratic or Republican congressional majority.
Today, a full six days after the election, the race had still not been called for either candidate. Barber was leading by 698 votes, or about .25 percentage points.
Aides to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are launching a political action committee that will let her stay involved in politics.Read More »
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 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 »
New voter registration figures show that although both major parties continue to lose numbers to independent voters, some of the most competitive upcoming elections may favor Republican candidates more than previously thought.Read More »
Days after being sworn in to replace Gabrielle Giffords, newly elected Rep. Ron Barber, D-Tucson, will hold his first constituent meeting at a venue remarkably similar to one where he, Giffords and others were shot in 2011.Read More »
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.Read More »