Citing a conflict of interest, Attorney General Tom Horne passed part of his investigation into the Fiesta Bowl scandal to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.Read More »
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Changing legislative primaries so the top vote-getters, regardless of party, advance to the general election would cut down on polarizing legislation, make districts more competitive and further engage Arizona’s growing number of independent voters, according to a report by a nonpartisan research group.Read More »
Placing the “I” word in front of Redistricting Commission doesn’t mean it’s really independent.
Now that the commission is fully constituted, they'll soon begin redrawing the state's legislative and congressional lines. At stake is the state's political landscape for the next ten years. And while most everyone agrees on the gravity of task, disagreements abound on just how "independent" the panel can be.
Faced with the task of bringing his party back from the worst defeat in its history, newly elected Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Andrei Cherny is looking toward the center.Read More »
After a day of argument over procedure and bylaws, Andrei Cherny survived a challenge to his eligibility and was elected chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party.Read More »
Despite a plea from his biggest endorser for a delay, Rodney Glassman said he would move ahead with his campaign for Democratic Party chairman, and accused Andrei Cherny and incumbent Chairman Don Bivens of making "backroom deals" to keep him from winning the race.Read More »
Dem insiders tell YS that Goddard and Grijalva are asking the party’s roughly 500 state committeemen to re-elect the Arizona Democratic Party’s entire current slate of officials in anattempt to avoid a schism between Cherny and Glassman supporters in the wake of the shooting in Tucson.Read More »
Prominent supporters of the two candidates for Arizona Democratic Party chairman are asking the party’s state committeemen to delay the vote in deference to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of a Jan. 8 shooting rampage.Read More »
A nationwide movement seeking to foster more cooperation and civility across party lines is looking to make inroads in Arizona.Read More »
Portions of interviews with this week's newsmakers. This week with Doug Quelland, Rodney Glassman., Rep. Andy Tobin, Sen. David Shapira, and Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »