In 2009, this city had so many foreclosures that President Barack Obama appeared at one of its high schools to speak about the national housing crisis. In 2011, a Mesa district recalled its state senator and anti-immigration leader Russell Pearce in a historic election. A month ago, Gov. Jan Brewer shook her finger at Obama at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.Read More »
Michigan is getting more attention from Republican presidential contenders than Arizona though both states share a Feb. 28 primary date and have virtually the same number of convention delegates, but that changes Wednesday, at least for a day.Read More »
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Mitt Romney campaigned in Arizona on Monday, appearing at an evening rally in Mesa as he tries to build on his narrow win in the Maine caucuses over the weekend and secure the Republican presidential nomination.Read More »
Mitt Romney campaigns in Arizona on Monday as he tries to build on a narrow win in the Maine caucuses over the weekend.Read More »
I wonder how long it will be before we can have a discussion of immigration and labor issues without it being closed off with the phrases of “border security” and “open border and cheap labor?”Read More »
The deadline for registering to vote in Arizona's upcoming Republican and Green Party presidential primaries is at the close of business Monday.Read More »
At least one presidential candidate will be on hand for the Arizona Republican Party’s straw poll.
Libertarian-leaning, GOP orthodoxy-bashing U.S. Rep. Ron Paul will be a guest speaker at the state party’s meeting on Jan. 28, where he’ll look for a straw poll win in anticipation of Arizona’s presidential preference primary in late February.
A poll released Friday shows that Mitt Romney is leading other Republican candidates in the race for Arizona's GOP presidential primary.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio grimaced as he scanned the square of paper pulled from a historic trophy offered by Secretary of State Ken Bennett.Read More »
The Arizona secretary of state's office says Jon Huntsman has failed to qualify for the state's presidential primary.Read More »