Recent Articles from Jonathan Cooper
Last straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats censure Sen. Sinema
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party's most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many consider essential to preserving democracy.
Cyber Ninjas faces fine over Arizona election review records
A judge said January 6 he will fine Cyber Ninjas, the contractor that led Arizona Republicans' 2020 election review, $50,000 a day if the firm doesn't immediately turn over public records related to the unprecedented inquiry.
QAnon figure says he’s running for Congress to secure elections
Ron Watkins, one of the most prominent figures in the QAnon conspiracy movement, said Monday he is running for Congress in Arizona.
Justin Olson enters crowded GOP field for US Senate race
Justin Olson, a Republican on the state's utility regulation board, announced Wednesday he's running for the U.S. Senate, becoming the fifth major candidate looking to take on Democrat Mark Kelly in one of the nation's top 2022 Senate contests.
Supervisor Chucri resigns after secret recording released
A Republican official in Arizona resigned Tuesday from the board overseeing Maricopa County after a recording emerged of him criticizing his GOP colleagues for opposing a review of the 2020 election.
Infrastructure bill gives Sinema bipartisan victory
Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has faced unrelenting tension with activists in her party over her insistence that bipartisan deal-making is still the way to do big things during a hyper-partisan era in Washington.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich enters US Senate race
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday he's running for U.S. Senate, becoming the third major candidate seeking the Republican nomination to take on Democrat Mark Kelly.
Retired Gen. McGuire jumps into Arizona Senate race
Retired Maj. Gen. Michael "Mick" McGuire, who led the Arizona National Guard through the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, formally began his campaign for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, becoming the second major Republican looking to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly.
Election audit draws more GOP politicians
Three Pennsylvania lawmakers were in Arizona on Wednesday to check out the state Senate GOP's partisan audit of the 2020 election.
Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, GOP governor
Arizona Republicans voted Saturday to censure Cindy McCain and two prominent GOP members who have found themselves crosswise with former President Donald Trump.
Arizona Senate race could impact confirmation of new justice
If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30, shrinking the GOP's Senate majority at a crucial moment and complicating the path to confirmation for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
Mormons cool to Trump are finding new influence in Arizona
While many conservative-leaning religious voters warmed to him long ago, Trump has struggled to win over Latter-day Saints.