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  • Schweikert, Gosar, Quayle hold tight for committee assignments

    U.S. Rep. David Schweikert says he won’t get the committee assignment he wanted most, but he is still holding out for an assignment that “has something to do with numbers.”

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  • The Dolan Company Acquires DataStream Content Solutions

    Looks like we’ve made an acquisition, and it appears to be a big one.

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  • Rove names 10 potential GOP nominees for president

    Karl Rove’s speech at the downtown Phoenix Sheraton Tuesday started out with about as much intrigue as I expected from the top political advisor for former President George W. Bush; for the first half-hour he flaunted an uncanny grasp for statistics as he explained exactly what’s wrong with the health care law and predicted how the 2012 elections would pan out if voters followed the same patterns as they did on Nov. 2.

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  • Arizona’s uncontested races

    Here is a list of the uncontested races in Arizona, provided by the Associated Press:

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  • We’ll be covering the most competitive races – all night

    We’ve spent countless hours examining polls, trailing candidates, asking tough questions and digging deeply into the backgrounds of more than 200 candidates whose names will be on Arizona ballots today. Just like the candidates and campaign staffers, it seems like everything the Arizona Capitol Times’ newsroom has done during the past year has led up to this moment.

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  • Grijalva race shows just how big GOP wave could be

    This year, if you are a Democratic congressperson who voted for the federal health care law, didn’t call loudly enough for tough new immigration laws or supported the stimulus act – then voters feel as though you have a lot of explaining to do. Three …

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  • Center for Arizona Policy jumps into California’s gay-marriage fray

    The most powerful evangelical Christian advocacy group in Arizona has signed a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to bolster California’s case against gay marriage. The Center for Arizona Policy announced that it got involved because the case jeopardizes bans on …

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  • Hulburd camp rips Quayle; CD3 sequel begins

    If you thought the cantankerousness (yep, that’s really a word) of Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District would end after the 10-way GOP primary race, Jon Hulburd has some news for you. Hulburd’s campaign blasted a statement into Arizona’s e-mail netherworld that just ripped Quayle to pieces, even referring to …

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  • Big surprises last night; Quayle win among them

    There were some big surprises last night: Chris Deschene toppled Sam Wercinski on the Democratic side of the secretary of state race; Cloves Campbell Jr. lost his House seat; and David Braswell got whomped by Lori Klein in the Legislative District 6 Senate race. We all …

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  • Reaction to S1070 ruling: GOP riled, Dems elated

    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 say: Sen. Russell Pearce, Mesa …

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