Matt Salmon has won the endorsement of the entire Arizona Senate Republican leadership team and a majority of the Senate’s GOP caucus, even though his opponent was serving at the Legislature with them less than a year ago.Read More »
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Recalled former Sen. Russell Pearce is eyeing a return to the Capitol and recently filed paperwork with the Secretary of State’s Office that would set the stage for 2012 campaign.Read More »
Congressman David Schweikert has endorsed his former colleague Matt Salmon in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake.Read More »
The author of the state's controversial immigration law has taken his voice from the halls of the State Senate to the radio airwaves.Read More »
Still stewing over the Pearce recall, Antenori told our reporter yesterday he’s meeting with Republican activists on Friday to plan revenge.Read More »
Former Senate President Russell Pearce says he is disappointed with the man who ousted him from office, but that he is working on forgiveness.
“I’m not a hateful guy. It’s difficult with the dishonesty that took place in that campaign. It’s disappointing, a lot of things that happened in the campaign. I tend to get over things, so we’ll work on that. I should forgive him, so we’ll work on that,” Pearce told the Arizona Capitol Times this week.
Even after the last ballot has been counted, the Legislature may still be getting one more request from outgoing Sen. Russell Pearce: a check for campaign expenses.
A little-known provision in the state Constitution says that an elected official subject to a recall may be reimbursed for “reasonable special election campaign expenses.”
On top of the world a year ago when his landmark immigration bill became law, Senate President Russell Pearce saw his political career turn to dust tonight when he lost his legislative seat to a political neophyte, despite significantly outspending his opponent.Read More »
A tattoo, tattooing and the business of tattooing are constitutionally protected speech, the Arizona Court of Appeals determined Thursday by ruling in favor of a couple that was denied a use permit to open a tattoo parlor in Mesa. The court reversed a Maricopa County Superior Court decision in favor of the city and ordered the lower court to hold further proceedings.Read More »
Lester Pearce appears to have been caught red-handed violating judicial ethics by campaigning for his brother, after the minutes of a September LD19 GOP meeting were released.Read More »