Flagstaff dentist and political newcomer Paul Gosar is leading incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick by 10 points in the battle over Arizona's 1st Congressional District.Read More »
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If little things win elections, then Gosar’s campaign strategy may be right on target. The Flagstaff dentist has spent the past several months traveling across one of the most expansive and diverse congressional districts in the nation, sometimes making speeches, sometimes handing out campaign flyers, but mostly just shaking hands and assuring voters that he is one of them.Read More »
Kirkpatrick, who is counting on Democrats to vote for her despite her independent streak, has gone out of her way to appeal to independents and moderate Republicans who disagree with Gosar’s conservative platform.Read More »
Gosar's campaign pulled the plug on a KAET Horizon debate with Kirkpatrick scheduled for tonight, and offered a bewildering explanation: Horizon wouldn't move the debate location to CD1, and have district voters ask the questions.Read More »
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Despite the lack of central tea party organization and some internal disagreement, three basic principles unite them: fiscal responsibility, limited government and support of a free market.
This year, if you are a Democratic congressperson who voted for the federal health care law, didn’t call loudly enough for tough new immigration laws or supported the stimulus act – then voters feel as though you have a lot ...Read More »
While Democratic U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and her opponent, Republican Paul Gosar, have brought in nearly the same amount of money over the past three months, Kirkpatrick has reached into her much deeper coffers, outspending Gosar nearly 4-to-1 in the same period.Read More »
“I thought it was said very well today that when you ask him what time it is, he explains to you how to make a watch.” — Arizona GOP Chairman Randy Pullen, on Terry Goddard.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Evan Wyloge discusses the latest developments in the race for Arizona's 1st Congressional District, as well as the arguments behind Proposition 109.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and two other Arizona Democrats running for re-election have spent three times as much money sending fliers touting their accomplishments to constituents this spring as they did during the same period last year.Read More »