Adam Kwasman

Arizona State University, Arizona College Republicans United, Nick Fuentes
Jul 10, 2023

GOP officials condemn unauthorized promotion of event featuring white nationalist 

Republican officials distanced themselves Monday from an upcoming college Republican event with ties to a prominent white supremacist and self-proclaimed Holocaust denier as the keynote speaker. 

Quezada, Senate committee, rejected
Jun 1, 2023

Senate panel rejects former lawmaker over incendiary politics

A Senate committee voted Wednesday, as expected, to recommend the rejection of a former Democratic lawmaker to lead a state agency, citing his past political comments.  

Mar 2, 2021

Ethics panel dismisses complaint against Rogers

A Senate panel voted along party lines Tuesday to dismiss an ethics complaint against a freshman Republican senator accused of mistreating her former assistant.

Feb 8, 2021

Former Senate staffer likely to sue Rogers, attorney says

Sen. Wendy Rogers may face a civil lawsuit alongside a Senate ethics investigation and federal workplace discrimination complaint, her former assistant’s new attorney said Monday.

Feb 14, 2020

Scandals reveal murky workplace standards in Legislature

Since news broke of their apparent romance, the fates of Rep. David Cook and lobbyist AnnaMarie Knorr have diverged.

James Hodgkinson
Jun 14, 2017

Some Republicans blame ‘left’ amid calls to tone down rhetoric following Virginia shooting

The revelation that alleged Alexandria, Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson was a Bernie Sanders volunteer whose social media postings were filled with anti-Trump and anti-Republican rhetoric brought a round of recriminations from some Arizona Republicans who blamed the “left” for the attack.

Sep 15, 2014

Pearce, progressivism and my party’s future

The recent comments regarding forced birth control made by Russell Pearce, while certainly unacceptable and wholly inappropriate, uncover a fascinating insight into the nature, philosophical underpinnings and outlook of modern day conservatism and the Republican Party’s future.

Sep 2, 2014

Kiehne concedes: Tobin wins primary in CD1

Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin will be the Republican nominee to take on U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, as Republican Gary Kiehne, who was trailing Tobin by 324 votes with thousands of ballots left to count, conceded the race this afternoon.

Business owner and rancher Gary Kiehne (left), House Speaker Andy Tobin (center) and Rep. Adam Kwasman (top right), candidates for the Arizona's 1st Congressional District, debate Monday night. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Aug 28, 2014

Tobin maintaining thin lead in sprawling CD1 Republican race, still too close to call

The three-way Republican primary in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District is still too close to call, as Arizona House speaker Andy Tobin and rancher Gary Kiehne are locked in a near tie, and neither is conceding the race. As of Thursday morning, Tobin was holding a lead of 469 votes.

Aug 26, 2014

Dead heat in sprawling CD1 Republican race

Rancher Gary Kiehne has taken the lead over House Speaker Andy Tobin in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District’s GOP primary, climbing from behind to now 400 votes ahead.

Aug 25, 2014

Congressional campaign finance reports show pre-primary strengths, weaknesses

Congressional pre-primary campaign finance reports filed in the past week offer a final look into the fundraising prowess of primary election candidates in three hot congressional races.

Aug 14, 2014

Tobin struggles in CD1 despite opponents’ gaffes

When Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin entered the race for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, the Republican establishment breathed a collective sigh of relief. They finally had a strong candidate who could take on one of the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress, Ann Kirkpatrick, in November.