2010 was Gov. Jan Brewer's year, but here's a list of the five other most significant people in Arizona politics this year.Read More »
France may be the GOP’s favorite cautionary example for liberal economic policies, but it’s a fine place for a post-election trip. Now that the election is over, Gov. Jan Brewer’s advisor Chuck Coughlin is making up for lost time by ...Read More »
The first debate between Gov. Jan Brewer and Terry Goddard will be their last.
The announcement came one day after Democrats panned her performance in a Clean Elections debate the night before.
In his quarter century in Arizona, Coughlin has either worked for or butted heads with nearly every big name in the state’s pantheon of political heavyweights. His reputation preceeds him at the Capitol, but even the fierce political infighter was once a novice.Read More »
"It's probably not the wisest thing in the world for me to sit down and talk with you, but I just feel it's important to get our side of the story out, no matter what happens." - Jerry Oliver, director of the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control, speaking about one legislator's attempt to have him replaced.Read More »
Political consultant Chuck Coughlin was recently recognized in an issue for having some "juice." But what accompanied the kudos was a snide, anonymous comment that his achievement was "accidental." The quote offered other gratuitous criticism too.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is taking a page right out of former Gov. Fife Symington's playbook. And why not? It worked.Read More »
Northern Arizona businessman Buz Mills just dropped $2 million into a gubernatorial bid. Every pundit in town is preparing for the Terry Goddard administration. And Tucson attorney John Munger keeps talking up his fundraising abilities in his quest to be Arizona's chief executive.Read More »
Though Attorney General Terry Goddard has essentially wrapped up the Democratic nomination without even officially announcing his candidacy, he isn’t acting like a candidate just yet.Read More »
"Apparently, myself and Senator Gorman are... kind of like the anti-tax Jedi knights. We are the last Jedi banished to the hinterlands, so asking what our opinion on what leadership is going to do is probably the wrong place to ask." - Sen. Ron Gould, a Republican from Lake Havasu City, when asked his thoughts of what will happen during a special session this fall.Read More »