Arizona's redistricting commission starts work in earnest Wednesday on a draft legislative map.Read More »
A judge ruled today that the Mesa woman accused of being a “diversionary” candidate in the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce was clearly recruited by Pearce’s supporters but that he cannot kick her off the ballot.Read More »
Jerry Lewis’ camp has finally launched an attack on Senate President Russell Pearce, initially firing off a letter that sarcastically welcomed Republican Olivia Cortes to the recall race.Read More »
Eight of the nine Republican senators who bucked their party and played a pivotal role in defeating a package of immigration bills last session have the backing of the business community going into next year’s election.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
The operative assumption of most observers of the Russell Pearce recall election has been that Pearce is the odds-on favorite to retain his seat. He hails from a heavily Mormon, conservative, Republican district and has, after all, regularly won elections handily.Read More »
Republican Olivia Cortes is challenging one of the most powerful politicians in Arizona, but the political neophyte testified in court today that she doesn’t have full control over her campaign and doesn’t know who paid circulators to gather many of the signatures she needed to qualify for the ballot.Read More »
CNN will produce and air a Republican presidential debate on Dec. 1 in Arizona.
Gov. Jan Brewer, the driving force in bringing the debate to the state, announced the agreement between CNN and the Arizona Republican Party today.
State Senate President Russell Pearce and Republican challenger Jerry Lewis will debate Oct. 6 at a public forum presented by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce.Read More »
Pearce today responded to the lawsuit to remove Cortes from the ballot. “Somebody needs to call Gloria Alred. A Hispanic woman doesn’t have a right to run? Does Jerry Lewis think this race is only for white, male Mormons? Pretty shameful, in my opinion,” he told our reporter.Read More »