The incoming Senate minority leader, who is the first African-American woman to lead the Democratic caucus, is a pragmatist who is comfortable reaching across the aisle and is more inclined to resolve issues than pour gasoline on them.Read More »
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In Arizona, Republicans are losing the battle over Hispanic voters.
Hispanic voter registration leans Democratic by a wide margin, and polling reinforces their support for Democratic candidates.
Shortly after noon on Election Day, Paul Garrett walked into his polling place in Mesa, ready to cast his vote. But when he got into line and told the poll worker his name, he was advised that he had already received his early ballot in the mail, so he would have to cast a provisional ballot.Read More »
Arizona's voter registration numbers are higher heading into next week's general election.Read More »
The Democrat who won the primary in Arizona's 6th Congressional District ditched the party on Thursday and said he will seek election as an independent.Read More »
Rep. Catherine Miranda, a Phoenix Democrat expected to be re-elected in Legislative District 27, is under investigation for possible election law violations.Read More »
With a third of Arizona's voters declared independents, the race for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat is shaping up to be a contest over former Surgeon General Richard Carmona's true political credentials.Read More »
Political newcomer Darin Mitchell defeated an incumbent legislator in the Aug. 28 primary election, but it appears he never should have been on the ballot because he lives in a home outside Legislative District 13.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that directs state agencies to deny public benefits and state identification to young illegal immigrants has created a political firestorm.
Critics have accused the governor of political grandstanding, pandering to the Republican Party’s conservative wing and misunderstanding immigration law. The governor, on the other hand, blamed the Obama administration for the situation.
A judge today dismissed an election challenge against a Democratic legislative candidate who is seeking to unseat an incumbent senator.Read More »