Jeff Flake

In this July 19, 2017 photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. walks to his seat as he attends a luncheon with other GOP Senators and President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington. Flake’s re-election race is becoming a case study in the GOP’s convulsions between the establishment, a furious base, and angry donors. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Oct 9, 2017

Flake’s vulnerability feeds GOP Senate concerns

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake’s re-election race is becoming a case study in the GOP’s convulsions among the establishment, a furious base and angry donors.

Oct 5, 2017

Regent considers run for U.S. Senate

Republican Jay Heiler, a regent and the founder of charter school operation Great Hearts Academies, is considering a run for U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent Jeff Flake.

Greg Stanton, a former member of the Phoenix City Council, celebrates as election returns come in. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Joanne Ingram)
Oct 5, 2017

Dominoes fall: Phoenix mayor Stanton to run for Sinema’s seat

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will run for the Congressional seat now held by U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, he announced today.

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Oct 3, 2017

No end near after 4 decades of water rights litigation

After 44 years, the adjudication of water rights in Arizona is still far from being resolved, and water policy experts say that resolving these competing claims is essential to providing certainty about water rights.

Sep 28, 2017

Sinema challenges Flake in showdown for U.S. Senate seat

Democratic U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema announced today that she is running for the U.S. Senate, ending months of speculation on whether she would challenge U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake for the seat.

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Sep 18, 2017

Ducey supports U.S. Senate health care proposal

Gov. Doug Ducey announced his support today for a Republican health care plan that could drop millions from coverage, an endorsement that came despite the lack of analysis from the state’s health care number-crunchers.

South Mountain High School students walk out of class September 5 to protest President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times
Sep 8, 2017

Dreamers lack confidence in Congress, plan for life without DACA

José Patiño has done everything right, keeping within the many lines of federal bureaucracy involved with being a part of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program. But now, he is scrambling to come up with plans A, B, and C in case Congress does not come through with a plan to replace the program.

In this February 4, 2009, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio orders approximately 200 convicted illegal immigrants handcuffed together and moved into a separate area of Tent City for incarceration until their sentences are served and they are deported to their home countries. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Sep 1, 2017

Arpaio’s political future uncertain, pulls tricks from the past

Joe Arpaio is flirting with another campaign that will never happen, according to some political insiders, but he could still serve as an effective surrogate for rising conservative figures.

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Aug 29, 2017

Another Democrat jumps into race to challenge Sen. Flake

Businessman and former public school teacher Jim Moss of Globe announced Tuesday he would seek his party's nomination for the seat.

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Aug 28, 2017

Graham, DeWit to meet on who will challenge Flake in GOP primary

Former Arizona GOP chairman Robert Graham and State Treasurer Jeff DeWit will meet this week to figure out who should run against U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake in the Republican primary, Graham told the Arizona Capitol Times.

Aug 24, 2017

Flake’s cynical attempt to break up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Don’t be fooled by Flake’s innocuous reasons he professes for splitting up the 9th Circuit. Targeting our courts based on ideological disagreement is profoundly dangerous to this country and a threat to each and every one of us.

Aug 23, 2017

Poll shows Flake in precarious spot

On the day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Phoenix, the latest poll delivered grim news to U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, one of the president’s most vocal critics within his party.