Arizona's primary election Tuesday features a spirited race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and heated contests for several U.S. House seats, with outcomes that will set the roster of candidates for the Nov. 6 general election.Read More »
Primary season has already done what hurricane season is only threatening to do: Driven some party members away from next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.Read More »
The wife of U.S Rep. Ben Quayle of Arizona issued a statement saying she and her husband didn't witness any inappropriate behavior when 20 lawmakers went into the Sea of Galilee for a swim while on a fact-finding trip in Israel.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle raised more and spent more than fellow incumbent Congressman David Schweikert in the last fundraising period for the 6th Congressional District primary between the two freshman Republicans.
Quayle raised $189,285 compared to just $80,645 for Schweikert in the pre-primary period, which ran from July 1 to Aug. 8. Quayle also outspent his rival, spending $797,766 to Schweikert’s $663,530.
U.S. Sen. John McCain said his endorsement of Congressman Ben Quayle isn’t too late to have an impact in the GOP freshman’s heated primary battle, even though early ballots are already being cast.Read More »
The Atlantic Wire, on online offshoot of The Atlantic magazine, criticized Quayle today for crying foul at Schweikert’s recent mailer that declared the former vice president’s son “goes both ways” on conservative issues.Read More »
Two Republican incumbents are battling it out in a primary race in Arizona's 6th Congressional District, a situation the GOP desperately wanted to avoid in redistricting.Read More »
A pair of polls released today show Schweikert with a double-digit lead over Quayle in the run up to the start of early balloting.Read More »
It has been 36 years since two of Arizona’s incumbent members of Congress squared off against each other, but the ultimate outcome of a similar match-up in 2012, regardless of how nasty it gets, is not likely to cost Republicans as dearly as it did in 1976.Read More »
Aside from a handful of key votes, U.S. Reps. Ben Quayle and David Schweikert sought to define themselves - without drawing stark contrasts with each other - in a debate Monday between the two up-and-coming Republican freshmen.Read More »