A group of extreme, partisan, and stunningly unknowledgeable people are trying to take over the Central Arizona Project Board. Why? Because it’s easy, and because they believe that all government is bad and should be cut.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's doctor, Dr. Gordi Khera, says she's in excellent health. The statement comes in response to about two weeks of internet speculation that the 66-year-old Brewer is in poor health and might not be able to serve a four-year term if elected Nov. 2.Read More »
Jon Hulburd gave himself a boost in his bid for Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, writing a $250,000 check to his campaign.Read More »
Though her appearance was announced only hours before, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin drew several hundred tea party activists to a rally on the Arizona Capitol lawn Oct. 22.Read More »
Party control of the U.S. House and Senate next year is riding on the outcome of dozens of contests rated too close to call. And how those races turn out is likely to depend on the extent to which TV attack ads can win over tiny bands of undecided voters and get them to the polls Nov. 2.Read More »
Republican David Schweikert is locked in a heated battle for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District with incumbent Democrat Harry Mitchell. Recent campaign commercials have accused Schweikert of mismanagement as Maricopa County treasurer and labeled him a “vulture” investor.Read More »
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee asked regulators Wednesday to investigate Sen. John McCain for alleged campaign finance violations. They claim his campaign illegally paid for ads advocating for two Republican candidates in southern Arizona.Read More »
One GOP source said the McClung campaign's decision to not send unallocatable money to the state party has rankled party officials and is the latest in a series of decisions that has alienated them from major Republican groups.Read More »
What began last year as rallies to protest government spending has emerged as a political force that could influence elections across the nation.
Despite the lack of central tea party organization and some internal disagreement, three basic principles unite them: fiscal responsibility, limited government and support of a free market.
Republican John McCain spent nearly $2.5 million during a two-month period ending on Sept. 30 in his bid to win a fifth term in the U.S. Senate.Read More »