This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterancesRead More »
Expect more of the same substance from the Arizona Legislature during lawmakers' regular session this year — but maybe not as much sound and fury.Read More »
Polling has already begun for the CD9 Dem primary, and rumor has it that Sinema wasn’t painted in a very flattering light.Read More »
Stanton was sworn in as mayor this morning and local Dems couldn’t tweet fast enough to offer their congratulations.Read More »
Senate Minority Leader David Schapira today announced he is exploring a run for Congress. In doing so, the 31-year-old Democrat can begin raising money and gauging his level of support in what is expected to be a Democratic-leaning district that includes his hometown of Tempe.Read More »
Sen. David Schapira, the Senate minority leader, today strongly signaled he intends to run for Congress.Read More »
Schapira and his wife, Rosemary, welcomed their second daughter over the weekend.Read More »
New 9th Congressional District offers unprecedented opportunitySometimes a coin flip can be the opportunity of a lifetime.
The proposed 9th Congressional District was designed to be as competitive as possible, but a 50-50 split means a lot more to Democrats than Republicans.
The district, which encompasses Tempe, central Phoenix and Ahwatukee Foothills, is the break Valley Democrats have been waiting for. Read More »
Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs on Tuesday summarily dismissed the counter-complaint that Sen. Scott Bundgaard, R-Peoria, filed against three members of the ethics committee. “I have reviewed your complaint,” Biggs wrote in a letter to Bundgaard. “... I find that the allegations do not constitute conduct that is unethical under the rules. Therefore, the complaint is dismissed.”Read More »
The latest twist in the saga involving Sen. Scott Bundgaard compelled three members from the Senate Ethics Committee today to recuse themselves from the panel. But Bundgaard is not getting what he ultimately wants: The trio barred from investigating his February freeway fight with his ex-girlfriend.Read More »