Joe Arpaio, the Arizona sheriff known for his hard-line stance on crime and tough enforcement of immigration laws, doused speculation that he would run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Jon Kyl, saying Friday that he doesn't plan on going to Washington.Read More »
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McCain was named as the most conservative senator in 2010 by National Journal, which annually rates members of Congress on how they compare to each other on an ideological scale.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is saying no to those who want her to run for the Senate.Read More »
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.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he has not made a decision whether to run for the U.S. Senate but is considering it.Read More »
The Arizona Secretary of State's office says plans to place a statue of former Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater at the U.S. Capitol are moving along.Read More »
Flake officially announced he's running for Senate at a morning press conference.Read More »
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will likely set off a chain reaction, as Republicans and Democrats position themselves to run for the open seat.
Most political observers believe U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Mesa, will soon announce he is running to replace Kyl. Other potential GOP candidates include U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg and the entire slate of Republican statewide officeholders.
Three top staffers have left Rodney Glassman’s U.S. Senate campaign during the past month and a half, and sources close to the campaign said they were driven away by broken financial promises and discontent with Glassman’s management style.Read More »
A dark cloud hanging over Arizona's budget appears to be disipating after a spending package including billions in federal Medicaid assistance cleared a major hurdle in the U.S. Senate.Read More »