Hobbs, Trump, director nominations, Senate
Sep 14, 2023

Hobbs says state officials don’t have unilateral right to keep Trump off ballot

Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs said neither she -- nor any other state official -- has the unilateral right to keep Donald Trump off the ballot for the state's presidential preference primary based on the 14th Amendment.

Oct 25, 2012

Few Arizona politicians digging deep for presidential candidates

For those whose role can involve fundraising and who would seem to have more than a passing interest in the outcome of the presidential campaign, few of Arizona’s state and federal elected leaders had made personal campaign contributions to Mitt Romney or Barack Obama through Sept. 30.

Arizona utility weighs $1M donation for Super Bowl
Oct 23, 2012

In red-state Arizona, Obama raises more green than Romney for second month

President Barack Obama outraised Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Arizona by more than $300,000 for the second consecutive month, according to Federal Election Commission filings for September.

Oct 10, 2012

Poll: Immigration top issue for Arizona’s Latino voters

Registered Latino voters in Arizona are more concerned about immigration policy than the economy and far more likely to vote for President Barack Obama, a poll released Tuesday suggests.

Jun 25, 2012

Analysis: SB1070 ruling hampers Romney’s plea to Hispanics

Mitt Romney wants to improve his troubled standing among Hispanic voters while saying as little as possible about immigration. Events keep working against him.

Jun 25, 2012

Romney reacts to SB1070 ruling: Immigration law has become a ‘muddle’

Mitt Romney on Monday said states have a duty and a right to secure their borders even as he declined to address the merits of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down key parts of Arizona's tough immigration enforcement law.

Jun 20, 2012

Immigration suddenly roiling presidential contest

No longer a backburner issue, immigration is roiling the presidential contest as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney seek to court the nation's swelling Hispanic population. The outcome could influence political battle lines and shape American politics for generations.

Jun 1, 2012

Bennett not looking into Romney’s birthplace

Arizona's secretary of state has no plans to look into Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's birthplace, despite requests from the public.

Feb 28, 2012

Romney takes Arizona

Mitt Romney coasted to victory in the Arizona primary Tuesday night and vied with rival Rick Santorum for supremacy in Michigan in a Republican presidential race as unsettled as the day it began.

Feb 27, 2012

Democrats: Brewer’s support proves Romney is immigration extremist

Democrats led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wasted no time Monday using Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s endorsement of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as proof of Romney’s “extreme” immigration positions.

Feb 27, 2012

Arizona governor endorses Romney in primary

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer on Sunday had favorable things to say about Rick Santorum but endorsed Mitt Romney in Arizona's presidential primary, saying the former Massachusetts governor "is the man that can carry the day."

Feb 23, 2012

Donations from Mesa, Gilbert fuel Romney’s fundraising edge in Arizona

While fundraising has tightened of late, Romney has a strong lead so far among Arizonans who have opened their wallets in support. And donations from residents of Mesa and Gilbert, cities with large Mormon populations, are a big part of that, according to a Cronkite News Service review of Federal Election Commission data.