Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday that the Pentagon will retire the A-10 Thunderbolt fighter jet, a fixture of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base near Tucson for decades.Read More »
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In Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, Republican challenger Martha McSally bested incumbent U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, a Democrat, for the second consecutive reporting cycle, proving her impressive fundraising total posted in October was no fluke.Read More »
Democrats are fighting back against a conservative group’s attack on incumbent U.S. House members representing battleground districts in Arizona. The House Majority PAC, a Washington, D.C.-based group that is helping Democrats keep and expand seats in the U.S. House, will ...Read More »
At a Pima County Republican Party luncheon in Tucson, voters arrive to hear a speech from the latest GOP candidate to enter the race to serve Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber has made his decision: He’s running for re-election in 2014.
Days after telling the Arizona Capitol Times he hadn’t decided whether he would run in 2014 and saying he still had to discuss the issue with his family, Barber released a statement today pledging his full effort to keep his seat in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
The midterm congressional elections are still a year off, but the Republican Party started ratcheting up its campaign this week against three freshman Arizona Democrats it has targeted in the race.Read More »
Arizona’s congressional delegation urged the National Park Service to issue the state a full refund for payments made to open Grand Canyon National Park while the government shut down during bitter budget fights in Washington, D.C. in October.Read More »
Challengers in Arizona congressional districts expected to produce the closest races of 2014 took varying tactics when dealing with the federal government shutdown.Read More »
After a razor-thin loss last year to Democrat Ron Barber in southeastern Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, Republican Martha McSally is beginning the 2014 race with a significant amount of money in the bank.Read More »
Some members of Arizona’s congressional delegation hoped to show solidarity with furloughed federal employees by cutting or suspending their pay during the government shutdown.Read More »