Ex-candidate Cherny making big splash with ‘middle-class’ investment firm
Arizona Democratic politico Andrei Cherny is attracting headlines in the financial world with a new investment firm that’s guided by some of the same principles he espoused in his runs for Congress and state treasurer.
Records show Dem connections with redistricting commissioners, but incumbent knowledge denied
A Democratic redistricting commissioner and the Democratic party’s interim executive director denied insinuations they were part of a conspiracy to rig the state’s legislative maps. But newly released records showed party leaders and incumbent lawmakers were at least included in mapping strategy emails sent to the commissioner on his non-commission email account. And phone rec[...]
Sinema endorsed by high-profile Democrats
In a showcase of post-primary unity, Kyrsten Sinema announced the endorsements of two high-profile supporters of her opponents in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Sinema wins CD9 Dem primary
Kyrsten Sinema handily won the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, earning a 12-point win in a hard-fought contest between three of the Democrats’ most prominent rising stars.
Dems top GOP fundraising in crowded CD9
Democrats Andrei Cherny and Kyrsten Sinema were the only candidates on either side of the crowded 9th Congressional District primary field to raise $100,000 in the most-recent period, while none of the seven Republicans in the race hit the $50,000 mark.
Wide field in Arizona’s toss-up 9th District race
In Arizona's brand-new 9th Congressional District, three Democrats and seven Republicans are vying to win the upcoming primary so they can move on to what could turn out to be a nasty fight for the seat, given that it's one of few toss-up races in the state and the field is so wide.
Sinema gets PAC help as early balloting is under way
Outside groups are backing Kyrsten Sinema in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, giving the former state senator a boost as early ballots are being cast.
President Clinton endorses Cherny
Andrei Cherny played his trump card in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, announcing the endorsement of former President Bill Clinton, his old boss from his White House days.
Sinema dominates CD9 fundraising
Kyrsten Sinema raised an eye-popping $367,000 last quarter, improving substantially on her first-quarter numbers and making the former Democratic senator the top fundraiser on either side of the aisle in the competitive race for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Andrei Cherny, who dominated CD9 after the first quarter, raised about $302,000. Th[...]
CD9 candidates debate tax cuts, health care, energy
A deep field of primary candidates in the new 9th Congressional District mostly steered clear of intraparty battles and spent a two-hour forum at Chandler City Hall jabbing across the aisle over the Bush tax cuts, energy policy and the federal health care overhaul.
Capitol Quotes: June 1, 2012
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.
Schapira poll: Dead heat with Sinema, but critics, pollsters question accuracy
An auto-dial poll commissioned by Sen. David Schapira shows him and former Sen. Kyrsten Sinema battling for the lead in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Rival campaigns and political operatives, however, questioned both the methodology of the autodial survey, its accuracy and the largely unknown company that conducted it.