With less than a week to go before Nov. 6, the spending by outside groups against five Republican candidates alone is already unprecedented in state history: nearly $800,000.Read More »
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The local chapter of Planned Parenthood is firing back through its political action arm after being on the defensive during the last few years.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Republican from Tucson who is famous for being blunt, made a compelling case for his re-election at a park named after the late Morris K. Udall, southern Arizona’s beloved Democrat.
But nothing Antenori said on that nippy Oct. 13 afternoon was aimed at courting voters who hold moderate views.
It was all red meat to a crowd of adoring supporters, who view him as southern Arizona’s warrior-politician, the guy who’s holding back a horde of big spenders who are itching to raise people’s taxes at the first opportunity.
Republican legislative candidates in hotly-contested races have on the whole stockpiled a bigger war chest than Democrats as November approaches, finance reports filed with the Secretary of State show.Read More »
Lawmakers from across the state are gearing up to take on incumbents and members of their own party in the August primaries.
What’s more, some incumbents are expected to square-off in the November general election, as well.
Decision time is fast approaching for Antenori, who still hasn’t decided whether to pursue a Congressional race in new CD2 or seek re-election to the Senate in the new Dem-leaning LD10. “I probably won’t know ’til about 4:55 tomorrow,” he told our reporter this morning.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, is seriously considering dropping his bid for Congress and turning his full attention to re-election in the state Senate.Read More »
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that aims to redefine what constitutes an intersection, despite warnings by police that the change will lead to more traffic fatalities.
The new definition would give would-be red-light runners extra time to get through an intersection without breaking the law.
It was pretty clear that Kelly buttoned up yesterday’s primary as soon as the first results were made public, but the breakdown of the vote tells a more nuanced story. Early ballots have become a key for successful campaigns, and yesterday’s numbers show just how difficult it can be to mount a come-from-behind victory in the era of early voting.Read More »
Voters in southern Arizona's 8th Congressional District on Tuesday night chose Republican Jesse Kelly to face former Gabrielle Giffords aide Ron Barber in a special election to replace the wounded ex-congresswoman. Barber and Kelly will face off in the special general election in June, but the two opponents have already started the war of words.Read More »