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Former state senator to run for Corporation Commission (access required)

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Former Republican state Sen. Al Melvin is running for the Arizona Corporation Commission. Melvin, who served six years in the Senate before briefly running for governor in 2014, announced on Thursday that he would be seeking a spot on the commission, which has three seats up for grabs in the 2016 election.

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Walden not running for CD2 (access required)

Nan Walden, a wealthy pecan farmer, environmental attorney and former DC insider who has been rumored to be considering a run for the Democratic nomination against Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, will not be seeking the Democratic nomination to take on McSally, according to Democratic Party officials.

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IRC ruling dashes GOP hopes, sets 2016 campaigns in motion (access required)

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As current Speaker of the House David Gowan and former Speaker Andy Tobin stood on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in early March, their attorneys having just delivered compelling testimony during oral arguments in their big case, Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, things were looking up for the two congressional wannabes.

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