As his opponent racks up high-profile local and national endorsements, former House Speaker Kirk Adams announced today that two Chandler City Councilmen have thrown their support behind him: Jeff Weninger and Kevin Hartke.Read More »
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Sen. Ron Gould, a veteran legislator from Lake Havasu City, today took one step closer to running for Congress.
Gould has formed an exploratory committee to determine the viability of seeking the seat in new 4th Congressional District.
Sen. David Schapira, the Senate minority leader, today strongly signaled he intends to run for Congress.Read More »
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords vows to return to Congress in a new book that details months of intense therapy and her emotional battle to come to terms with what happened when a gunman opened fire in front of a Tucson grocery store.Read More »
Despite lingering questions over whether she will seek re-election, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ campaign is raising and spending the kind of money that some observers say is a clear indication she’s gearing up to return to Congress.Read More »
Dems angry at Cherny’s potential candidacy for the new CD9 are actively recruiting a new chairman.Read More »
Former House Speaker Kirk Adams raised $110,780 in the third quarter of this year, nearly $50,000 less than his primary opponent Matt Salmon.Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell won’t seek a return to Congress, a move that could open to the door for a plethora of Democrats eying the new central Phoenix and Tempe-based district.Read More »
Republicans are really mad about redistricting. An approved draft (as in preliminary) congressional map strengthens the chances of Democratic incumbents Gabby Giffords and Raul Grijalva, both of whom narrowly won re-election last year. Republican freshman David Schweikert and Ben Quayle, on the other hand, appear to be on a collision course and could face each other in the primary in 2012. And Republicans have argued that the map, which has two rural districts, runs counter to the required constitutional requirement of respecting communities of interest.Read More »
As expected, Gould says he’s considering a bid in the new CD4, the so-called river district. “I already represent a third of that river district as it is.”Read More »