Newly elected Rep. Ron Barber, D-Tucson, was surrounded by extended family Tuesday as he was sworn in to finish out the term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned in January.Read More »
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The intraparty war between congressional Republican leadership and the conservative Club for Growth appears to have simmered down for now, even while the race between U.S. Reps. David Schweikert and Ben Quayle is growing fiercer.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner this week agreed to give Schweikert a contribution from his PAC to compensate for a contribution he made earlier to his primary rival Quayle.
A conservative advocacy group is warning GOP leaders to stay neutral in an Arizona congressional race featuring two Republican incumbents — Reps. David Schweikert and Ben Quayle.Read More »
With a vow to someday return, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords formally resigned her seat in Congress today, one year after she was nearly killed in an assassination attempt.Read More »
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago.
According to officials in Washington, her resignation, first disclosed on the congresswoman's Facebook page, is expected to take effect on Monday.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has named Sens. Jon Kyl of Arizona, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Rob Portman of Ohio to the committee.Read More »
President Barack Obama is making his first trip as president to the U.S.-Mexico border, using the setting to sharpen his call for a remake of the country's immigration laws and try to cast the Republican Party as the obstacle standing in its way.Read More »
The man with the gavel insists the change is more superficial than substantive.
“Speaker Adams and I have a very similar record, similar style,” Andy Tobin, R-Paulden, said just minutes after he was officially installed as speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives at a special April 28 meeting.
This morning, the House Republicans chose their new leadership as former speaker Kirk Adams, R-Mesa, resigned in order to launch his bid for Congress.Read More »