The Arizona Attorney General’s Office asked a federal court to dismiss its lawsuit against a provision of the Voting Rights Act, saying it doesn’t have the resources to fight an expensive court battle.Read More »
An appeals court upheld a requirement in a 2004 Arizona law that voters show identification before they can cast ballots, saying that there wasn't evidence that the mandate disparately affected Latinos as the challengers had alleged.Read More »
Allegations of campaign law violations against Attorney General Tom Horne that were laid out in a complaint filed with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office may only scratch the surface of the FBI’s investigation.Read More »
Kathleen Winn, a pivotal figure in allegations that have ensnared Attorney General Tom Horne in an FBI investigation, denied the accusations against her and her boss.Read More »
Regardless of whether Horne and Kathleen Winn committed a crime, some political observers say Winn’s switch from Horne’s campaign to the IE she formed earlier in 2010 created a perception of coordination, even if there was none. One attorney said Winn’s knowledge from her time on the primary campaign that would have been useful to her pro-Horne IE, Business Leaders for Arizona.Read More »
The FBI began investigating Attorney General Tom in January, a revelation that undermines his assertion that the investigation is based solely on the claims of a disgruntled employee who was trying to avoid being fired.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
Just days after learning that the FBI was investigating him for alleged campaign-finance violations, Attorney General Tom Horne amended nearly all of his finance reports from his 2010 campaign, including one that now shows previously undisclosed contributions from his sister and brother-in-law, central figures in the allegations against him.Read More »
Capitol observers and those with long memories may remember that Dybus played a starring role in what Rose Law Firm blogger Phil Riske yesterday described as the 2006 "political boil-over and resignation of Arizona Treasurer David Petersen."Read More »
Using his accuser’s own words against him, Attorney General Tom Horne emphatically denied allegations that he illegally collaborated with an independent expenditure campaign in 2010 and labeled the prosecutor’s actions as a tactic aimed at preserving his job.
In a press conference today, Horne quoted several comments made by Don Dybus, originally reported in the Arizona Capitol Times’ sister publication, the Yellow Sheet Report.