Tag Archives: Pamela Gorman

A Pearce defeat means shake up in Senate (access required)

If Senate President Russell Pearce loses his race tomorrow, it will trigger a shakeup in Senate leadership that will see Republicans choosing a new president.

By all accounts, three senators are interested in the position — Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs, Senate Majority Whip Steve Pierce, and Sen. Steve Yarbrough, R-Chandler.

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Money, name ID make Ben Quayle ‘top-tier’ candidate

Ben Quayle is a political neophyte who has spent a small fraction of his life in Arizona, and he lacks the kind of business experience or community involvement that usually precedes a run for Congress. But what Quayle does have — a ton of money and his father’s last name — scares the bejeepers out of the nine other candidates seeking the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District.

Related: Candidates to watch in CD3

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Gorman gunning for congress

Gorman's campaign in the crowded CD3 race is invisible no longer after she has gained national attention for a 43-second Web campaign video that shows her firing several guns, including an automatic rifle.

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Chuck Gray takes old post as Judiciary chairman

Senate President Bob Burns has picked a new chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Burns on March 3 appointed Senate Majority Leader Chuck Gray to head the committee. Gray chaired the committee prior to his selection as majority leader about two years ago.

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Braswell assumes Senate seat

Residents from Legislative District 6 have a new senator. David Braswell, chairman of the district's Republican Party, formally assumed office after a brief swearing-in ceremony on the Senate floor on Feb. 6.

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