Jun 22, 2017

Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick mulls another run for Congress

Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is considering a possible run next year for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.

Nov 8, 2016

McSally defeats Heinz in southern Arizona’s District 2

Freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally held off her Democratic challenger, Matt Heinz, in Tuesday’s race for Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.

Nov 4, 2016

Is Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District within Democratic reach?

Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District was supposed to be a lost cause for Democrats.

Nov 3, 2016

Dems outperforming 2012 in early ballots, but GOP lead expanding

Democratic voters trail their Republican counterparts in returning their early ballots, but they’ve narrowed the gap they had in 2012, buoying the beleaguered minority party’s hopes that it’s in for a relatively good election year in historically red Arizona.

Aug 22, 2016

2 Democrats vie for chance to challenge US Rep. McSally

At first glance, the Democrats running for U.S. House in the southeast Arizona district that includes most of Tucson are a lot alike.

Nov 12, 2014

Pima County officials find 208 more ballots

Pima County elections officials discovered 208 additional ballots on Wednesday from voters in the tightly contested 2nd Congressional District race.

Oct 20, 2014

Barber and McSally slug it out with claims that don’t always ring true

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is fired up. The Democratic congressman, often described as quiet and unassuming, is animated on Oct. 9 in front of a crowd of seniors at a Tucson YMCA, where he’s rallying them in preparation for get-out-the-vote efforts now that Election Day is just weeks away.

Aug 26, 2014

McSally headed for November rematch with Barber

The stage is set for the rematch of 2012’s most closely contested congressional race, as Martha McSally has won her bid to once again challenge U.S. Rep. Ron Barber for a seat in Congress.

Jul 18, 2014

McSally outraises Barber in latest quarter, but still behind overall in CD2

For the fourth quarter in a row, Martha McSally outraised U.S. Rep. Ron Barber in her bid to oust the incumbent lawmaker in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.

Oct 19, 2012

‘Gabby effect’ wearing off: Barber running on his record against McSally in CD2

When Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Barber won a slam-dunk special election in June against the same opponent who almost defeated his predecessor and boss, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, many political consultants chalked it up to the “Gabby Effect.”

May 31, 2012

Political newcomer Nomiki Konst drops out of Arizona CD2 race

Political newcomer Nomiki Konst has dropped out of the race for a full term representing former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' southern Arizona congressional district.

Feb 22, 2012

Pierce says he’s supporting Antenori’s congressional bid

Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, received a boost today after the Senate’s most influential member said he’s behind his candidacy for Congress. “I can’t vote there, but I’d vote for Frank Antenori,” Senate President Steve Pierce told the Arizona Capitol Times today.