Barry Goldwater

Apr 23, 2013

New poll shows McCain support in Arizona dropping

A new poll released Tuesday shows support among Arizonans for Sen. John McCain has dropped to its lowest level in 21 years, and the number of people questioned about his job performance who rated it as "poor" is the highest ever.

Mar 18, 2013

‘Goldwater: Mr. Conservative’ fundraiser for library/archive March 22

The stirring words of the late Sen. Barry Goldwater will come alive on March 22 in a one-man presentation of “Goldwater: Mr. Conservative.”

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during his 2008 presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Mar 11, 2013

Obama friend or foe? McCain charts his course

Republican Sen. John McCain is a walking contradiction, antagonizing President Barack Obama over foreign policy one minute, cooperating with the Democrat the next on immigration and the budget. So who is the real McCain?

Jan 15, 2013

Goldwater’s son lauds dad’s eye for photography

PRESCOTT ai??i?? Arizona native Barry Goldwater changed the American political landscape when he ran unsuccessfully in 1964 as the Republican nominee for president and by serving five terms in the U.S. Senate. He became the "conscience of the conservative" and an elder statesman with an independent streak.

Goldwater library and archives to be built in Mesa
Oct 25, 2012

Goldwater library and archives to be built in Mesa

A library and archives honoring the legacy of late Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater will be housed in downtown Mesa.

Aug 29, 2012

Carmona boasts Goldwater family endorsements

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Richard Carmona kicked off the first day of the general election campaign by announcing the endorsement of members of iconic Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater’s family.

Jun 19, 2012

Barber sworn in to Giffords’ House seat, pledges bipartisanship in first speech

Newly elected Rep. Ron Barber, D-Tucson, was surrounded by extended family Tuesday as he was sworn in to finish out the term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned in January.

Mar 12, 2012

The Gold Standard: Barry Goldwater’s 30-year U.S. Senate career made him an icon in Arizona politics

Barry Goldwater was born three years before Arizona became a state. Who could have imagined that this toddler would become the man most associated with the Grand Canyon State? A five-term U.S. senator and the Republican presidential candidate in 1964, he epitomized the ruggedness of the Wild West and loved the state, with its magnificent vistas, as much as anyone possibly could.

Jan 24, 2012

Artist from Sonoita picked for Goldwater statue

An artist from Sonoita has been selected to create a statue of the late Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater that will be kept at the U.S. Capitol.

May 3, 2011

McFarland and Fannin: Men of many hats

Wearing multiple hats was not uncommon for Arizona’s political figures when the state was much younger and less populated, but the career of at least one legendary figure merits being labeled as unique.

May 3, 2011

Arizona searching for Goldwater statue to put in Washington D.C.

The state is looking to buy something a little bit out of the ordinary a�� a statute of Barry Goldwater.

Feb 15, 2011

Arizona approves plan for Goldwater statue at US Capitol

The Arizona Secretary of State's office says plans to place a statue of former Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater at the U.S. Capitol are moving along.