Despite her willingness to confront the president of the United States on a tarmac in front of the nation, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer doesn’t have it in her to confront Congress on SB1070, the issue that made her a national Republican hero and propelled her to a full term in office.Read More »
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Schweikert and Quayle made pitches to voters yesterday on Channel 12’s Sunday Square Off, each claiming the conservative mantle.Read More »
If there is one thing the four major candidates for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat can agree on, it’s that Arizonans don’t want to elect a business-as-usual politician this November.Read More »
Konopnicki told our reporter this morning that he is likely to enter the CD1 race, though he acknowledged that he had hoped to make a final decision before now.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, received a boost today after the Senate’s most influential member said he’s behind his candidacy for Congress. “I can’t vote there, but I’d vote for Frank Antenori,” Senate President Steve Pierce told the Arizona Capitol Times today.Read More »
Matt Jette, who in 2010 unsuccessfully ran in the Republican gubernatorial primary, has shifted his sights to Washington D.C. and shifted his party affiliation from red to blue in order to do it.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu’s weekend confirmation that he is gay makes him the fourth openly gay or bisexual candidate seeking a congressional seat in Arizona this year.Read More »
Babeu has asked voters to “send a new sheriff” to Congress, and today a member of another profession has rolled out another political analogy to challenge Grijalva. Likening the county to an ailing patient, District 3 Democrat Dr. J. Manny Arreguin announced he will challenge Grijalva, who now faces two primary opponents.Read More »
After just four days, Ron Barber has raised more money and attracted more contributors than some campaigns have gotten in months.
Through the online Democratic fundraising PAC ActBlue, Barber raised about $110,000 from 1,715 contributors through Monday morning, according to his campaign.
A CD9 GOP poll commissioned by Vernon Parker’s would-be consultants show the former Paradise Valley mayor trailing Don Stapley, but not by much.Read More »