Gov. Jan Brewer is being pulled one way by major business groups and another by fellow conservatives as she faces a fast-approaching deadline to decide whether to implement a key part of the federal health care law.Read More »
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For the first time since the 1980s, Arizona Democrats had a fighting chance for a U.S. Senate seat.
And even though their candidate lost, Democrats are hoping Richard Carmona’s candidacy is a sign of a better future for them in Arizona, where Republicans have dominated for decades.
Omayra Vasquez blinks and does a double take when asked why she voted to re-elect President Barack Obama. The reason for her was as natural as breathing.Read More »
Arizona’s new hypercompetitive 9th Congressional District lived up its billing, with Democratic nominee Kyrsten Sinema holding a narrow but growing lead over Republican Vernon Parker in a race that was still undecided at the end of election night. As of Wednesday evening, Sinema, a former legislator from central Phoenix, leads by 2,715 votes.Read More »
Independent polling in Arizona is in short supply, leaving residents guessing on some of the hottest races in the state.Read More »
A tribal newspaper in Arizona is publishing a detailed voter guide for the first time ever. A New Mexico pueblo is sending kindergartners home with get-out-the-vote buttons for their parents. Tribes in Wisconsin are reaching out to young adults with a Rock the Vote event.Read More »
An obscure Arizona nonprofit group that provided most of the funding for campaigns against Propositions 121 and 204 has contributed $1.4 million toward a phone campaign opposing President Barack Obama, according to Federal Election Commission records.Read More »
Social media has been a wild card in presidential politics since at least 2003, when liberal, tech-savvy activists used blogs and early social networks to lift from obscurity Gov. Howard Dean’s anti-war challenge to front-runner Sen. John Kerry.
Jamie Jimenez, a 19-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico, dropped out of high school three credits short of a diploma, blaming slacking off and stomach problems.Read More »
The National Republican Congressional Committee is jumping into one of Arizona’s most competitive races with $900,000 in airtime in the 9th Congressional District.Read More »