A few thousand – or even a few hundred – votes separate the top finishers in three of Arizona’s nine congressional races, with more than 300,000 ballots yet to be reviewed and processed.Read More »
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For the first time since the 1980s, Arizona Democrats had a fighting chance for a U.S. Senate seat.
And even though their candidate lost, Democrats are hoping Richard Carmona’s candidacy is a sign of a better future for them in Arizona, where Republicans have dominated for decades.
Jeff Flake entered the race more than a year and a half ago as Arizona’s U.S. senator in waiting, only to end up facing the Democrats’ toughest candidate in a quarter century. But the Democrats’ best play for an Arizona Senate seat since 1988 wasn’t enough to keep the six-term congressman down.Read More »
Richard Carmona’s spat with the man he hopes to replace took a new turn as the two presented starkly different interpretations of a letter Kyl wrote the Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful in 2005.Read More »
Republican congressman Jeff Flake and Democrat Richard Carmona have agreed to three one-hour debates around Arizona this month as they vie for a U.S. Senate seat.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 »
An unexpectedly feisty campaign marked by accusations of hypocrisy, broken promises and flip-flopping positions on the emotional issue of immigration draws to a close Tuesday when Arizona voters narrow the field of candidates to replace retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl.Read More »
The race between the two candidates vying for the Republican nomination in Arizona's 5th Congressional District in southeastern Maricopa County boils down largely to a difference in experience.Read More »
U.S. Sen. John McCain said his endorsement of Congressman Ben Quayle isn’t too late to have an impact in the GOP freshman’s heated primary battle, even though early ballots are already being cast.Read More »
While some politicians and political figures are quick to lend their support – and their names – to candidates, others are more circumspect about publicly backing others. Throughout his congressional career, Kyl has tended to fall in the latter category, which has led to his endorsements carrying a certain significance within some Republican circles.Read More »