Brewer seems to have avoided the ignominy of having a supermajority Legislature of the same party strike a deal with the Democrats to roll her on the budget, as word emerged late yesterday that her office and GOP leaders had arrived at the framework of a budget deal. Today, Republican lawmakers were briefed on the Ninth Floor’s latest proposal, and though details about the entire plan aren’t yet clear, one thing is known: The Legislature won the fight over FY14 and FY15 revenue estimates.Read More »
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Sen. Lori Klein, a Republican from Anthem, is exploring a run in a new, mostly north-central Arizona district that she has been drawn into.Read More »
Using his accuser’s own words against him, Attorney General Tom Horne emphatically denied allegations that he illegally collaborated with an independent expenditure campaign in 2010 and labeled the prosecutor’s actions as a tactic aimed at preserving his job.
In a press conference today, Horne quoted several comments made by Don Dybus, originally reported in the Arizona Capitol Times’ sister publication, the Yellow Sheet Report.
One of Andrei Cherny’s top campaign volunteers took to Twitter on Thursday to criticize the Democratic congressional hopeful’s opponents for running in a district where they don’t live.Read More »
Vernon Parker kicked off his campaign for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District with the aura of a frontrunner. In a race for a competitive but Democratic-leaning district, Parker is the only big name in the GOP primary so far. Heavyweights who were expected to get into the race such as Hugh Hallman, Steve Moak, Gary Pierce and Don Stapley have all opted out.Read More »
Russell Pearce, the architect of many of Arizona's anti illegal immigration laws, vowed tonight to return to the state Capitol, months after he was ousted in a recall election.Read More »
A Washington, D.C.-based group has spent more than $21,000 to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat in the Nov. 8 recall election targeting him.Read More »
Deciding whether to pose in the black robe for a campaign ad is not just a matter of style and public relations for a judge — it also presents an ethical question.
Making the wrong choice on such a seemingly simple question can put a judge in hot water. They play by a strict set of rules that are aimed at maintaining their impartiality and upholding the appearance that they are impartial.
Salmon could make an announcement as soon as tomorrow, according to a source close to the former congressman.Read More »
Arizona Rep. Jeff Flake says he's raised more than $1 million for his effort to win a U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jon Kyl in 2012.Read More »