We see lots of things from our virtual perch high above 1700 W. Washington. Our exposure to all things political in Arizona typically results in some mix of these three reactions: Often we laugh, occasionally we’re astonished, and rarely we’re ...Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer dominated the governor’s race, winning a full term on the Ninth Floor with a 14-point win over Democratic Attorney General Terry Goddard.Read More »
Nationally, Democrats suffered disaster in the general election. In Arizona, it was even worse. For the first time since 1994, Republicans swept Arizona’s statewide offices. Even the Attorney General’s Office, which has been in Democratic hands for the past 12 years, couldn’t withstand the Republican tsunami.Read More »
With nearly half the state’s precincts reporting vote totals, Republicans looked poised to sweep Arizona’s statewide offices for the first time since 1994. By 9:15 p.m., the Republicans’ statewide slate took the stage at the Arizona GOP’s election night party ...Read More »
Despite the national trend of a Republican sweep, the crowd at three-quarters full ballroom at the Democratic stronghold Wyndham Hotel in Phoenix seemed somewhat unaware that they were supposed to lose.Read More »
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry Goddard says Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to grab headlines by traveling to San Francisco, where the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments dealing with Arizona's tough new immigration law.Read More »
Polling on Arizona’s statewide races has consistently shown GOP candidates on top, and Republicans are optimistic that the anti-Democratic mood sweeping the state and the country will give them total control of state government.
Only a couple of relatively competitive races stand between Republicans and their first sweep of Arizona’s six statewide offices since 1994, not including the Corporation Commission.
A federal appeals court has struck down a key part of Arizona's law requiring voters to prove they are citizens before registering to vote or casting ballots.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 »
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 8 in an appeal by business and civil rights groups that are trying to overturn a 2007 Arizona law that prohibits employers from knowingly hiring illegal immigrants.Read More »