Congressman David Schweikert has endorsed his former colleague Matt Salmon in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake.Read More »
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Andrei Cherny, chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party, is stepping down from his position in order to take on a “new and different task.”
He didn’t mention it in the letter he sent out today, but Cherny is expected to soon announce he is running for Congress in the new 9th Congressional District, which includes parts of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa.
Former Congressman Matt Salmon raised $152,514 during the last quarter of 2011, bringing his total haul to $470,439 for the year.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori of Tucson today announced he is running for Congress to fill the vacancy created by the recent resignation of Congresswoman Gabriele Giffords.Read More »
Republican lawmakers’ dormant war with the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is flaring up anew, as House Speaker Andy Tobin has introduced a host of measures that would set a special election so voters could decide whether to use legislative and congressional maps drawn by the Legislature instead of those approved last month by the volunteer panel.Read More »
Konopnicki went to D.C. last week to meet with the NRCC and a few political consultants to get feedback on his prospective candidacy in CD1, and he’s been touring the district to meet with potential constituents.Read More »
With Congress’ approval ratings in single digits, many are asking why I want to return to Washington. It is, after all, one of the most unpopular jobs in America. The fact is, Congress has rightfully earned its unpopular reputation. But instead of ignoring it, I am running to do something about it.Read More »
Former state legislator Jonathan Paton is making another run for a congressional seat, but he won’t be seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned her seat today a year after she was shot in the head in an assassination attempt.Read More »
President Barack Obama called on Washington to work together in his State of the Union address Tuesday night and lawmakers crossed the aisle to sit with each other in a show of bipartisanship.
But reaction to the speech from Arizona’s congressional still split mostly along party lines.
The husband of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords reiterated Monday that he will not run for her seat in 2012, telling a University of Nebraska-Lincoln audience that he is focusing on his wife's recovery.Read More »