In today’s (April 29) opinion upholding the IRC’s legislative map, a split federal three-judge panel concluded that, although “some of the commissioners were motivated in part in some of the linedrawing decisions by a desire to improve Democratic prospects” in some districts, the primary reason for population deviations were VRA compliance, not politics.Read More »
WASHINGTON – House Democrats renewed demands Wednesday for immigration reform, filing a petition that could force House leaders to bring the long-stalled issue up for a vote.Read More »
The House Appropriations Committee today approved a package of House budget bills that were amended to directly mirror the spending proposal approved by the Senate last week.Read More »
The revelation that independents outnumber Republicans in Arizona and are now the state’s largest bloc of registered voters gives a misleading impression about the impact they have on elections here.Read More »
A year after the Republican Party unveiled plans to attract women and minority voters, a national Democratic leader insisted the GOP is still “out of touch,” citing the party’s actions in Arizona as examples.Read More »
Barely a year after winning a hard-fought battle to put Arizona’s 9th Congressional District in the Democratic column, U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema faces a fork in the road.Read More »
As the minority party in both the House and the Senate, Democrats are powerless to stop what they see as bad legislation from passing through the chambers and heading to the governor’s desk.Read More »
Several Arizona lawmakers have weighed in on the Obama administration’s weekend announcement of an agreement intended to limit Iran’s nuclear program – and most are not pleased.Read More »
At a Pima County Republican Party luncheon in Tucson, voters arrive to hear a speech from the latest GOP candidate to enter the race to serve Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.Read More »
Country music plays in the background as state House Speaker Andy Tobin tells Graham County Republican Party leaders at a Safford restaurant he has spent seven years fighting for them at the Legislature, and he’s ready to take the fight to Congress.
Farther north, freshman state Rep. Adam Kwasman rallies a rowdy crowd at a Show Low Tea Party event, telling them to stay focused on the project at hand: nominating him to take on the Democratic incumbent in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.