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Republican leaders blast IRC over congressional maps

A slate of prominent Arizona Republicans including Gov. Jan Brewer, U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl and John McCain, nearly the entire GOP congressional delegation and state House Speaker Andy Tobin took aim at the state’s redistricting commission today, blasting the panel for a congressional map that they say is gerrymandered to give an edge to Democrats.

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Challenging race ahead for Jeff Flake?

It’s Christmas in August. I couldn’t be more excited that wealthy Mesa investor and businessman Wil Cardon announced last week that he was going to challenge Jeff Flake for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

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Hayworth mulling a run?

With Franks out of the race, observers are now wondering who, if anyone, will take on Flake. One source close to Hayworth said the former congressman is "giving it careful consideration."

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It’s the oldest trick in the book!

A poll showing Arpaio as the front-runner in the U.S. Senate race garnered all the headlines yesterday afternoon, though serious political observers have no reason to believe the sheriff will enter the race, despite his $3 million war chest and proven ability to raise large amounts of money nationally.

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