Two political groups are raising money in a bid to counter negative perceptions of a powerful Arizona sheriff, urging people to contribute to help defend the lawman as he faces intense criticism for his immigration crackdowns.Read More »
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Ben Quayle didn't even have an election night party planned. The 33-year-old attorney and son of former Vice President Dan Quayle had been raked over the coals for weeks leading up to the Republican primary in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District, and several internal polls leading up to the election showed that he'd fallen from the frontrunner's perch. But signs of Quayle's demise turned out to be overblown.
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Republican congressional candidate Ben Quayle has issued a stinging rebuke to rival Vernon Parker for his statement that Quayle "rented a family" in campaign mailers that depict him with two young girls. Quayle called Parker a "flawed" candidate and took a shot of his own in a press statement, dredging up a 2008 U.S. Small Business Administration investigation that alleged Parker falsified documents to obtain a $1.2 million federal government contract for his consulting business.Read More »
Arizona politicians reacted to today’s S1070 ruling as expected: Many Republicans were upset that federal Judge Susan Bolton halted the major parts of the law, and many Democrats were relieved that it was gutted before taking effect. Here’s what they had to ...Read More »
Regardless of what you may have read elsewhere, no one has a decisive lead in the GOP primary race to replace Congressman John Shadegg, who is retiring at the end of the year. There have been three "polls" released by candidates in the race so far, and none of them are worth a lick.Read More »
"I've only been here a year. I don't want to go through this every three to five years. It's cruel and unusual." - Sen. Al Melvin, a Republican from Tucson, speaking about huge swings in state revenue.Read More »
Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker is leaving the governor’s race for the only Republican primary in Arizona that may be even more crowded – the 3rd Congressional District.Read More »
The Arizona governor's race is taking shape with vastly different dynamics for the two major parties.Read More »
Proponents of publicly funded elections will appeal to U.S. District Court Judge Roslyn Silver to allow the distribution of matching funds to publicly funded candidates for legislative and statewide offices in 2010.Read More »
Robert Graham and Owen "Buz" Mills lack the electoral résumés, name identification and deep-rooted political ties that most gubernatorial candidates rely on. They are hoping their experience in the private sector, and the deep pockets that have come with it, will make up for it.Read More »