Shah pursuing Schweikert’s seat in Congress
A Democratic state legislator is running for Congress and aiming to challenge U.S. Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., who represents the district that had one of the state’s tightest races in the 2022 election.
Ducey spokesman Daniel Scarpinato to lead governor’s staff
Gov. Doug Ducey has tapped his press spokesman Daniel Scarpinato to be his new chief of staff to replace Kirk Adams, who announced his resignation earlier today.
Senator faced pressure to change deciding vote on elections bill
Sen. Steve Pierce was under tremendous pressure from forces within and outside the state Capitol – including at least one official from the National Republican Congressional Committee –during the hours before sine die as lawmakers and others tried to influence his vote on a controversial election bill.
GOP attacks 2014 House Democratic candidates
The National Republican Congressional Committee is getting an early start on its 2014 campaign to keep the GOP in charge of the House.
NRCC ponies up for Parker in CD9
The National Republican Congressional Committee is jumping into one of Arizona’s most competitive races with $900,000 in airtime in the 9th Congressional District.
Paton stepped up spending, but still outraised by Kirkpatrick
Campaign finance reports released Thursday show former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick continuing her fundraising dominance in the race to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.
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.
…And stay out!
No one locally expects Mitchell to run for Congress again next year, but the National Republican Congressional Committee is still working to discredit him.
Giffords called real, hardworking, a fighter
She loves motorcycles and yoga, and is as comfortable in a business suit walking the halls of Congress as she is in leather riding gear at the famed Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. She holds a master's degree from an Ivy League university, yet can mount a tire in a flash.
Schweikert accuses Mitchell of being too liberal
Democrat Harry Mitchell is in his second general election battle against Republican challenger David Schweikert. Campaign advertising has accused Mitchell of voting to cut billions of dollars from Medicare and labeled him “too liberal” for the district.
Mitchell foes visit Washington
WASHINGTON D.C. - Two Republicans vying for the right to face off against Rep. Harry Mitchell are in Washington this week, meeting with party leaders and learning from top political operatives how best to run for Congress.
Blue Cash: AZ Dems take money from colleagues
Facing the prospect of difficult elections ahead, three Arizona Democrats are stocking up on campaign cash - with help from their colleagues and leaders in Washington.