Since last week’s election, political pundits across the nation have keyed in on the dismal rate at which Latino voters sided with Romney and other Republican candidates further down the ticket. Nationally, estimates based on Election Day exit polling show that 71 percent of Latinos voted for Obama, compared to only 27 percent who backed Romney – the worst performance among that group of voters since Bob Dole captured only 21 percent of their votes in 1996.Read More »
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Omayra Vasquez blinks and does a double take when asked why she voted to re-elect President Barack Obama. The reason for her was as natural as breathing.Read More »
Independent polling in Arizona is in short supply, leaving residents guessing on some of the hottest races in the state.Read More »
Major changes in some of the biggest points of contention between Arizona and the federal government could be in the works, depending on whether Mitt Romney defeats President Obama on Nov. 6.Read More »
Social media has been a wild card in presidential politics since at least 2003, when liberal, tech-savvy activists used blogs and early social networks to lift from obscurity Gov. Howard Dean’s anti-war challenge to front-runner Sen. John Kerry.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a narrow lead over Republican Vernon Parker in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by Sinema supporters.
But after testing a slew of negative messages against both candidates, Sinema’s lead widened to double digits.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is a working on a book about one of the Republican Party's most contentious issues: immigration.Read More »
In the first publicly released poll of the U.S. Senate race since Jeff Flake steamrolled his way through the GOP primary, Democratic nominee Richard Carmona is running in a virtual dead heat with the six-term congressman and is outperforming President Barack Obama in Arizona.Read More »
Mitt Romney wasn’t Donna Alu’s first choice in the Republican presidential primary field. The Tucson resident said she was a Herman Cain supporter earlier this year.Read More »
When he last stepped on a Republican National Convention stage, the GOP was John McCain’s party. It was 2008 and the Arizona senator had just been picked by delegates in St. Paul, Minn., as their presidential nominee. McCain stepped on the convention stage again Wednesday in Tampa, but this time he was there to deliver a speech on foreign policy and he stood in the shadow of current nominee Mitt Romney.Read More »