Inscribed “Pima Buck,” this meticulously posed photograph of a young Pima man was taken in 1894, probably in a Tucson studio. While inherently demeaning, the photo was indicative of the “noble savage” motif then popular among Easterners and others.Read More »
As a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, Mayor Greg Stanton can imagine Phoenix playing host to a 2016 convention. And he doesn’t particularly care which one.Read More »
The coalition organizing against a new sales tax initiative is far cry from the anemic opposition to Proposition 100 two years ago.
Some of the key figures from the yes-on-100 effort are now in the opposition camp for Proposition 204.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will deliver the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention.Read More »
Members of Arizona’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention are hoping to return home better positioned to inspire stronger Latino voter participation in November.Read More »
Fernando Lopez, an illegal immigrant from Phoenix, rode more than 2,000 miles through 11 states on a 40-year-old bus that broke down twice to deliver a message to the Democratic National Convention: President Barack Obama hasn’t done enough to help ...Read More »
The son of former Vice President Dan Quayle won an open Arizona congressional seat in 2010 by beating nine other Republicans while using a hard-hitting ad that called President Barack Obama "the worst president in history."Read More »
For many candidates, the Aug. 28 primary election settled whether they will join next year’s state Legislature. But for others, the results merely signaled that they will be part of bigger matchups in the general election. At least five Senate seats will be fiercely contested this November, based on an analysis by the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »
So far, candidates competing for seats this year in the Arizona Legislature spent more than $3 million. Outside groups spent another half a million dollars.Read More »
Mitt Romney wasn’t Donna Alu’s first choice in the Republican presidential primary field. The Tucson resident said she was a Herman Cain supporter earlier this year.Read More »