At a press event today to kick off the official announcement of his U.S. Senate campaign – which began in August – Wil Cardon hit Flake everywhere he could.Read More »
Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.
“Like most Americans, it’s clear to me that Washington is broken and it is time for honest people with real world experience to step forward to solve the problems we are facing and get our economy going again,” Carmona said in a press statement.
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Don Bivens said he won’t be deterred from a U.S. Senate run by other possible candidates and likely put to rest whatever fleeting rumors still remain that U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords would jump into the race.Read More »
Last week, East Valley investor Wil Cardon announced he’d challenge Congressman Jeff Flake for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate in what could be described as the Political Consultant Employment Act of 2011. In these times, a complete lack of experience is somehow touted as a benefit when it comes to running for political office. With that in mind, Cardon seems to be the man for the job. His political experience appears largely limited to making political contributions … to Flake.Read More »
Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, said Monday that he has more than $2 million in the bank already for his bid to replace retiring Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., in 2012.Read More »
Not long ago, southern Arizona legislators worked together to serve the needs of their communities, regardless of their political affiliations. Today, the willingness to collaborate is gone.Read More »
Tucson defense contractor David Crowe is eying a run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.Read More »
Observers shouldn't mistake Wil Cardon's low profile in recent weeks as a signal that he isn't interested in challenging Flake.Read More »
Pearce wouldn't close the door on 2012 run for the U.S. House or Senate, but said it is "absolutely my intention" to stay in the Legislature through the end of the 2012 regular session.Read More »
Yesterday afternoon, Hotline On Call, an online publication of National Journal, reported that wealthy investor Wil Cardon is mulling a Senate bid to challenge Flake.Read More »