Dan Quayle

Jun 25, 2012

Quayle, Schweikert trying to out-conservative each other

On the face of it, there is little that separates U.S. Reps. Ben Quayle and David Schweikert on policy matters, and both have maintained fairly conservative voting records. But the two freshmen GOP congressmen, who are battling in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District, say there are important distinctions on where they stand on several key issues.

Apr 16, 2012

Quayle tops Schweikert in CD6 fundraising

Ben Quayle topped fellow first-term Congressman David Schweikert in their first campaign finance reports of the year, but the candidates’ overall fundraising is still nearly even when it comes to money that can be spent in the Republican primary for Arizona’s 6th Congressional District.

Feb 3, 2012

GOP incumbent ready for AZ’s Quayle

Arizona Rep. David Schweikert is preparing to take on fellow Republican Rep. Ben Quayle in a primary fight, even as Quayle struggles to decide in which district to run.

Feb 1, 2012

Adams trails opponent in fundraising last quarter

Former House Speaker Kirk Adams raised $52,425 in the fourth quarter of 2011, about $100,000 less than his primary opponent, former Congressman Matt Salmon, raked in.

Feb 28, 2011

Elder Quayle brother ‘exploring’ Senate bid

Tucker Quayle, the older brother of Ben Quayle, told our reporter he's interested in running for Kyl's seat but isn't in any hurry to make a decision.

Feb 11, 2011

Deluge of political maneuvering sure to follow Kyl’s leaving

The retirement of U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will likely set off a chain reaction, as Republicans and Democrats position themselves to run for the open seat.

Most political observers believe U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Mesa, will soon announce he is running to replace Kyl. Other potential GOP candidates include U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg and the entire slate [...]

Jan 14, 2011

Federal judge mourned as fair jurist, family man

The federal judge killed in the Arizona shooting rampage was known for an immigration ruling that got him death threats, but on Friday he was remembered as a man devoted to his family, his basset hounds and his Irish-Catholic heritage.

Jan 5, 2011

Shadegg named fellow at Goldwater Institute

The Goldwater Institute has named retiring U.S. Rep. John Shadegg of Arizona as a senior fellow.

Jan 3, 2011

2010’s wildest statements, other gaffes and a pregnant pause

At the end of the year, it’s easy to look back and recognize the high points and low points. But often the most memorable moments are neither high nor low — they’re just ridiculous.

Immigration, gays in the military, abortion — these are all weighty topics. But in the hands of politicians, these subjects get pretty wild and, in some cases, twisted.

Oct 22, 2010

Hulburd puts $250,000 into his campaign

Jon Hulburd gave himself a boost in his bid for Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, writing a $250,000 check to his campaign.

Oct 14, 2010

Quayle, Hulburd focus on character in CD3 debate

The son of former Vice President Dan Quayle and his Democratic opponent in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District focused on questioning each other's character in their only televised debate Wednesday, doing little to differentiate themselves on the issues.

Sep 20, 2010

Hulburd banking on moderate credentials, concerns about Quayle

Jon Hulburd’s biggest disadvantage so far is that he’s a pro-choice Democrat running for a congressional seat in a heavily Republican district. Ben Quayle’s most significant challenge will be to convince voters from his own party that his moral compass is working properly.