Republican lawmakers got a lot of blowback over their new redistricting committee from legislative Democrats and sympathetic members of the public, but they got what they wanted when a parade of speakers stepped forward to air grievances against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
Republican Jerry Lewis’ fundraising figures show his core support is homegrown, a far cry from insinuations that he’s backed by “outsiders” intent to topple Senate President Russell Pearce and quash Arizona’s battle against illegal immigration.Read More »
It seems that sleazy political tricks are oozing through every crack in the sidewalk. From Washington to Chicago to Mesa, political figures will say and do just about anything to get elected — or to prevent someone else from getting elected.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
Republican Jerry Lewis today reported raising roughly $69,000 thus far in his campaign to unseat Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
It looks like you can count Gov. Jan Brewer out of the vice presidential sweepstakes.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday after a ribbon-cutting for a solar manufacturer in Surprise, Brewer threw cold water on the notion that she may be the Republican nominee’s running mate in the presidential race.
Gov. Jan Brewer provides behind-the-scenes details in her new book about her handling of Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law last year, including a tense meeting with President Barack Obama and her administration's attempts to avoid being branded racist over the crackdown on illegal immigrants.Read More »
Republicans who are upset with the work of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission are consoling themselves with the thought that they can undo the maps with a lawsuit, but that threat may ring hollow in the end.Read More »
There is a growing sentiment among Capitol observers that Pearce is in serious trouble in the recall election, a shift driven in no small part by the abrupt change in the Senate president’s campaign strategy.Read More »
House and Senate Republican leaders announced this evening that they have each appointed three lawmakers to a committee charged with scrutinizing the maps created by the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »