With a deadline looming, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said she'd like her state to have an earlier 2012 presidential primary "if at all possible" but that she remains open to a negotiated alternative such as having Republican candidates debate in the state.Read More »
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A few months after his rise to power, the fortunes of Sen. Scott Bundgaard, once considered a potential congressional contender, dramatically plummeted.
A February fight with his then-girlfriend on the shoulder of a Phoenix freeway left Bundgaard not merely physically bruised, but also politically battered.
A former Arizona Republican Party chairman says the possibility of Arizona being the site for GOP presidential candidates remains on the table as Gov. Jan Brewers considers moving up the state's 2012 primary.Read More »
No members physically present, no answering of questions before or after the meeting and no details of the primary agenda item prior to official action on the matter.Read More »
An elite team of Arizona Department of Public Safety officers made over 100 arrests last year of those smuggling drugs, people and currency or committing other major crimes, an official said Wednesday to a legislative panel on border issues.Read More »
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett says Attorney General Tom Horne should have consulted with him before filing a lawsuit against the preclearance provision of the Voting Rights Act.Read More »
Critics view Arizona’s plans to build a fence on the US-Mexico border as either foolhardy or simply political posturing, but the author of Arizona’s border fence project claims it could go up sooner than expected.Read More »
The state’s highest court will hear a challenge to the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
The state's redistricting commission is taking up the thorny issue of how to create districts in which both major parties can field congressional and legislative candidates with a realistic shot of winning elections, a key part of balancing sometimes conflicting redistricting criteria.Read More »
Arizona's top court on Wednesday considers whether to accept a transfer of a case on whether to hold the Nov. 8 recall election for state Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »