Party control of the U.S. House and Senate next year is riding on the outcome of dozens of contests rated too close to call. And how those races turn out is likely to depend on the extent to which TV attack ads can win over tiny bands of undecided voters and get them to the polls Nov. 2.Read More »
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One GOP source said the McClung campaign's decision to not send unallocatable money to the state party has rankled party officials and is the latest in a series of decisions that has alienated them from major Republican groups.Read More »
What began last year as rallies to protest government spending has emerged as a political force that could influence elections across the nation.
Despite the lack of central tea party organization and some internal disagreement, three basic principles unite them: fiscal responsibility, limited government and support of a free market.
The primary election turnout paints a worrisome picture for Sen. Manny Alvarez, one of several Democrats seeking re-election to the Legislature this year. The challenge Alvarez faces perhaps best illustrates what he and many other Democratic candidates statewide face: How to fend off Republican opponents in a year when the GOP base is energized and an anti-incumbent sentiment is supposedly prevalent.Read More »
Hoping to breathe life into his struggling campaign challenging Arizona Sen. John McCain, former Rep. J.D. Hayworth on Monday pledged to serve just two terms while fighting illegal immigration and government regulations.Read More »
The vicious primary between Tom Horne and Andrew Thomas is bringing back bad memories of 1998 and Janet Napolitano for many Republicans.Read More »
Thousands of people rallied at the Arizona Capitol last month to protest the signing of S1070, Arizona’s new immigration law. Despite the public outcry, though, the law is supported by an overwhelming percentage of Arizonans, and President Obama’s opposition to the law may hurt his image in the state.Read More »
Brewer's standing in the GOP primary has skyrocketed in the latest Rasmussen Reports poll, no doubt a reflection of Republican voter support of S1070.Read More »
Sen. John McCain and his GOP senate primary opponent JD Hayworth sat down with the Arizona Capitol Times to talk about a range of issues, including their take on immigration.Read More »
For the first time in at least six years, the annual release of budget plans by the Arizona Legislature and the governor didn't result in bickering. Of course, it helps that the legislative Republican majority didn't put out anything even closely resembling a budget plan this year.Read More »