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Campaign finance reports show McCain with big edge in cash

Sen. John McCain ended the third quarter with 500 times more cash on hand - $5 million in all - than his closest declared Republican rival, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. "He's clearly on the path to continue raising money in a substantial amount," said Frederic Solop, a Northern Arizona University political science professor.

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No surprise that poll shows McCain out of touch

It comes as no surprise to me that a Rasmussen poll just released shows that 61 percent of Arizona Republicans think John McCain is out of touch with the Republican Party. As I campaign across Arizona, I'm finding a lot of discontent with McCain among the party base.

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Simcox staying quiet

The big loser if former U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth jumped into the race might be Chris Simcox, who announced his intention to run months ago but has failed to pick up the steam his supporters had hoped. Simcox was a one-time supporter of Hayworth, and their constituents in a GOP primary would likely be similar. Nevertheless, Simcox tells Yellow Sheet that he's not concerned. "I think we should all just...

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State GOP chairman says he’ll back McCain in primary

SAN DIEGO – Immigration, a hot-button issue that has dominated headlines in Arizona and nationally over recent years, is fading from the public consciousness amid economic turmoil, Arizona Republican Party Chairman Randy Pullen said July 30. “Because of what’s going ...

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Capitol Quotes 4/24

“We’re not even playing footsie — we’re texting.” — Assistant House Minority Leader Kyrsten Sinema, likening the budget process to dating. “Let’s say Sarah Palin was acceptable, and I voted for her.” — Chris Simcox, explaining why he voted for ...

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