On the face of it, there is little that separates U.S. Reps. Ben Quayle and David Schweikert on policy matters, and both have maintained fairly conservative voting records. But the two freshmen GOP congressmen, who are battling in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District, say there are important distinctions on where they stand on several key issues.Read More »
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Ben Quayle topped fellow first-term Congressman David Schweikert in their first campaign finance reports of the year, but the candidates’ overall fundraising is still nearly even when it comes to money that can be spent in the Republican primary for Arizona’s 6th Congressional District.Read More »
Arizona Rep. David Schweikert is preparing to take on fellow Republican Rep. Ben Quayle in a primary fight, even as Quayle struggles to decide in which district to run.Read More »
Former House Speaker Kirk Adams raised $52,425 in the fourth quarter of 2011, about $100,000 less than his primary opponent, former Congressman Matt Salmon, raked in.Read More »
Tucker Quayle, the older brother of Ben Quayle, told our reporter he's interested in running for Kyl's seat but isn't in any hurry to make a decision.Read More »
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will likely set off a chain reaction, as Republicans and Democrats position themselves to run for the open seat.
Most political observers believe U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Mesa, will soon announce he is running to replace Kyl. Other potential GOP candidates include U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg and the entire slate of Republican statewide officeholders.
The federal judge killed in the Arizona shooting rampage was known for an immigration ruling that got him death threats, but on Friday he was remembered as a man devoted to his family, his basset hounds and his Irish-Catholic heritage.Read More »
The Goldwater Institute has named retiring U.S. Rep. John Shadegg of Arizona as a senior fellow.Read More »
At the end of the year, it’s easy to look back and recognize the high points and low points. But often the most memorable moments are neither high nor low — they’re just ridiculous.
Immigration, gays in the military, abortion — these are all weighty topics. But in the hands of politicians, these subjects get pretty wild and, in some cases, twisted.
Jon Hulburd gave himself a boost in his bid for Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, writing a $250,000 check to his campaign.Read More »