Legislative candidates on both sides of the aisle have amassed sizeable war chests for the 2018 elections thanks to hefty contributions from political action committees.Read More »
Based on the way John McCain and Ann Kirkpatrick are already attacking each other, the average voter could be forgiven for believing that the Republican primary was over and that Arizona’s senior U.S. senator had locked up the GOP nomination.Read More »
Federal contract spending in Arizona grew more than three times faster than the national rate over the past 20 years, according to a Cronkite News Service analysis of government data.Read More »
When Arizonans open their wallets to make a political donation, it’s more likely to go to someone they know than to a party or PAC, an analysis of federal campaign data shows.Read More »
The political action committee of Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is paying for mailers for or against candidates in two more Arizona congressional races.Read More »
As noted last month, Pierce’s Senate Republican PAC is flush with cash heading into the summer. The committee has nearly $157,000 on hand and raised almost $168,000, thanks largely to the president’s outreach to the business community – and, presumably, his commitment to focusing his chamber’s efforts on pro-business legislation, not immigration.Read More »
The intraparty war between congressional Republican leadership and the conservative Club for Growth appears to have simmered down for now, even while the race between U.S. Reps. David Schweikert and Ben Quayle is growing fiercer.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner this week agreed to give Schweikert a contribution from his PAC to compensate for a contribution he made earlier to his primary rival Quayle.