Faced with an uphill campaign against a primary opponent handpicked by the president and backed by the national Democratic establishment, Don Bivens on Wednesday dropped out of the U.S. Senate race, clearing the field for former Surgeon General Richard Carmona.Read More »
Retired Air Force pilot Wendy Rogers is the fourth Republican seeking her party's nomination in Arizona's newly created 9th Congressional district.Read More »
State Rep. Daniel Patterson is rejecting calls by Democratic legislative leaders and an Arizona Democratic Party official that the Tucson Democrat resign from the Legislature.Read More »
Democrats in the House and Senate are calling for one of their own to step down amid allegations of domestic violence.
Rep. Daniel Patterson’s former live-in girlfriend and campaign manager was granted an order of protection against him on Friday, liberal blog Three Sonorans reported yesterday.
Perhaps in an attempt to avoid another drawn-out saga like the one after former Sen. Scott Bundgaard was faced with similar allegations, House Democrats acted swiftly, calling on their colleague to resign.
Andrei Cherny announced his candidacy for the 9th Congressional District, a move expected since his resignation last week as chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party.Read More »
Arizona Democratic Party headquarters is sparsely populated these days after most of its employees left for congressional and U.S. Senate campaigns.Read More »
After months of innuendos and hints about where he would run for reelection, U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle announced today that he would switch districts and run against fellow Republican Congressman David Schweikert in a neighboring congressional district.Read More »
ZWPA Political announced today that it is reforming with a new name and a new face as the consulting and lobbying firm Javelina.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party is about to have a lot of empty desks, as most of the party’s staffers are reportedly either on their way out the door to Dem campaigns or have already moved on.Read More »
Don Bivens reported bringing in $390,000 for his U.S. Senate campaign in the fourth quarter of 2011, including $160,000 of his own money.Read More »