Redistricting has forced some big names in Arizona legislative politics into contested races in the Aug. 28 primary election.Read More »
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The primary race to represent the largest swath of Arizona in Congress largely is being fought like it's the general election, with the Democratic and Republican front-runners banking on their name recognition and past legislative experience to secure the 1st District seat.Read More »
The wife of U.S Rep. Ben Quayle of Arizona issued a statement saying she and her husband didn't witness any inappropriate behavior when 20 lawmakers went into the Sea of Galilee for a swim while on a fact-finding trip in Israel.Read More »
The decision on who ultimately represents a heavily Republican congressional district that runs from western Arizona through Prescott and south of Phoenix could end with the primary election.Read More »
Kirk Adams buttressed his campaign contributions with an $88,000 loan to give him the lead in fundraising for this reporting period over Matt Salmon, but the former House Speaker still couldn’t match Salmon’s contributions from individuals and political committees or his own spending.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle raised more and spent more than fellow incumbent Congressman David Schweikert in the last fundraising period for the 6th Congressional District primary between the two freshman Republicans.
Quayle raised $189,285 compared to just $80,645 for Schweikert in the pre-primary period, which ran from July 1 to Aug. 8. Quayle also outspent his rival, spending $797,766 to Schweikert’s $663,530.
With a boost from the Club for Growth, state Sen. Ron Gould raised more money than Congressman Paul Gosar during the past few weeks, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.Read More »
A higher-than-usual number of Democrats vying for a Supreme Court vacancy could give Gov. Jan Brewer a larger pool of finalists for the job than she or any other governor has had.Read More »
Ray Russell, who provided a serious challenge to John McCain in the future senator’s first political campaign, died Aug. 9 at the age of 80.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake and businessman Wil Cardon square off late Thursday in a televised debate in the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate.Read More »