A new poll released Tuesday shows support among Arizonans for Sen. John McCain has dropped to its lowest level in 21 years, and the number of people questioned about his job performance who rated it as "poor" is the highest ever.Read More »
On the chance that the state’s legislative map must be redrawn before the next federal census, let me suggest a workable method that (1) retains the Redistricting Commission’s authority, (2) observes the Arizona Constitution’s redistricting principles, and (3) reduces the influence of political parties.Read More »
Buying lawmakers a meal or a drink is one of the most common ways lobbyists form relationships with lawmakers, and some lawmakers take more advantage of the free meals than others.Read More »
Phoenix's first licensed medical marijuana dispensary has opened its doors, but it can't serve any customers.Read More »
Unlikely allies are teaming up to fight the city of Phoenix's 2010 decision to remove 50 pro-gun advertisements from city bus shelters.Read More »
Volunteers set up a table outside a music festival one day last month to gather signatures for a drive to oust the notoriously polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix. The venue, with its largely liberal crowd, seemed the perfect place to drum up support.Read More »
The most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene this week.Read More »
Campaign cash may come pouring into some of Arizona’s top races next year thanks to a new law allowing candidates to raise far more money.
Critics say the bill will flood campaigns with more money and influence-buying, and that it may be the final nail in the coffin of Arizona’s voter-approved Clean Elections system.
Arizona authorities say a package addressed to Sheriff Joe Arpaio would have exploded if opened, leading to serious injuries or death.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Thursday a Republican-backed measure that wildly increases campaign finance limits and undermines the state's public campaign funding program enacted by voters to limit money in politics.Read More »