Ruben Gallego

Lake, Senate, Trump, election
Sep 28, 2023

Lake will launch US Senate campaign in Arizona

Republican Kari Lake, a Donald Trump ally who has refused to acknowledge her loss in last year's race for Arizona governor, will soon launch her campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by independent Kyrsten Sinema, a senior adviser said Thursday.

Biden, Trump, presidency, Arizona
Sep 28, 2023

Biden targeting Trump’s ‘extremist movement’ as he makes democracy a touchtone in reelection bid

President Joe Biden is arguing that "there is something dangerous happening in America" as he revives his warnings that Donald Trump and his allies represent an existential threat to the country's democratic institutions.

grocery stores, merger, Hobbs, Frys, Albertsons, Safeway
Aug 23, 2023

Hobbs concerned about proposed grocery chains’ merger

Gov. Katie Hobbs said Wednesday she is "concerned'' about some of the effects on Arizona of a proposed merger of the state's two largest grocery chains.

PACT Act, veterans, asthma, military
Aug 4, 2023

Arizona veterans: apply for your PACT Act benefits before Aug. 9

I never had asthma during my entire life until I volunteered to serve my country. Thanks to President Joe Biden and military veteran leaders in Congress like Rep. Ruben Gallego and Sen. Mark Kelly, I’m now covered because of the PACT Act.

Threads, Instagram, social media, Meta, lawmakers, House panel, Hobbs,
Aug 2, 2023

From hot issues to hot dogs, politicians turn to Threads to reach voters

Among the 100 million users who reportedly signed up last month for Threads, Meta’s new social media platform, were Arizona politicians from state and federal offices and from both sides of the aisle.

Sinema, Ruben Gallego, fundraising, campaign donations
Jul 24, 2023

Gallego raises more, spends more for potential Senate run against Sinema

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., is putting her money where her mouth isn’t – in a race for reelection that she has not yet said whether she will enter.

Ruben Gallego, wetlands, Twitter
Apr 17, 2023

Gallego raises more money than Sinema in Arizona Senate race

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reported raising just over $2.1 million in her first full fundraising quarter since leaving the Democratic Party, a smaller haul than the $3.7 million raised by Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, who is hoping to win her seat in 2024.

Apr 13, 2023

Terán resigns to run for Congress

Sen. Raquel Terán resigned today. “It has been an honor and an absolute privilege to serve the people of this district and the State of Arizona,” Terán, a Phoenix Democrat, wrote in her resignation letter. The letter does not give a reason for the resignation, but Terán confirmed she resigned to focus on her Congressional bid.

Sinema, Lamb, Pinal County, election, U.S. Senate
Apr 11, 2023

Sheriff Mark Lamb says he’s running for US Senate in Arizona

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb said Tuesday he's running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, becoming the first Republican to jump into a high-profile race for the seat now held by independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

Gallego, Sinema, Congress, election, banks
Mar 14, 2023

Gallego slams Sinema over 2018 bank deregulation vote

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego slammed independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Tuesday for backing a bank deregulation bill he says contributed to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, highlighting Sinema's Wall Street ties as he campaigns for her seat.

Democrats, Gallego, election, ballots, Sinema, No Labels, lawsuit
Feb 28, 2023

Senate Minority leader leaves leadership to run for Congress 

Sen. Minority Leader Raquel Terán, D-Phoenix, is stepping down from her leadership role in the Senate to run for Congressman Ruben Gallego, D-AZ's, congressional seat.  

Senate, Harris, Borrelli, Rogers, Kolodin, Jones, bribery, elections, Stahl-Hamilton, ethics complaint, House, panel
Feb 27, 2023

Republican leaders condemn ‘defamatory’ accusations made during elections hearing 

Republican legislative leadership expressed heavy criticism toward a freshman lawmaker for inviting a speaker who made unfounded allegations of bribery against several elected and appointed officials.