In an effort to clear his name of allegations that he roughed up his ex-girlfriend and former campaign manager, Rep. Daniel Patterson turned over documents today alleging the woman has a criminal history involving drugs, domestic violence and theft, and was barred from practicing law in California.Read More »
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State Rep. Daniel Patterson is rejecting calls by Democratic legislative leaders and an Arizona Democratic Party official that the Tucson Democrat resign from the Legislature.Read More »
Today marked the last IRC meeting for quite a while, and it was anything but boring.Read More »
Former state lawmaker David Lujan has returned to the state Capitol to fill the seat left vacant by Kyrsten Sinema.
Lujan was sworn in as the Senate’s newest member in a brief ceremony today, one day after the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed the former House minority leader to the position.
Sen. David Schapira, the Senate minority leader, today strongly signaled he intends to run for Congress.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 »
For those concerned with how the state’s political districts will actually be redrawn, everything up until last week has been only preamble.Read More »
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Don Bivens said he won’t be deterred from a U.S. Senate run by other possible candidates and likely put to rest whatever fleeting rumors still remain that U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords would jump into the race.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick outpaced Republican Rep. Paul Gosar in fundraising through the first half of the year, according to new campaign finance reports, as the two face a potential 2012 rematch in Arizona’s 1st District.Read More »
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission interviewed four mapping consultant applicants Friday, but after nearly nine hours of interviews, public comments and closed-door discussion, the group adjourned without making a decision.Read More »