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The Arizona Technology Council took its donation back from Gov. Jan Brewer's political action committee after she used its cash to try to defeat a legislative candidate it supports.
Conservative Republicans furious with some members of their own party for supporting Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan are targeting a half-dozen lawmakers in next week's primary in a nasty intra-party battle.
(Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in the Valley of the Sun).
We hear Hamas uses children as shields for military (political) purposes and, truth is, it looks like the terrorist group is guilty.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake received praise from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the second year in a row in regards to his business-friendly voting record.
While Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu has been out on the campaign trail touting gubernatorial candidate and “forensic accountant” Christine Jones, Pinal County Jail employees have been sweating bullets worrying about whether or not they’re going to have a job. All that thanks to the long running dispute between their boss and the federal government over the cost to house federal prisoners in the county jail and any number of other Babeu made up reasons to bad mouth the feds.
And so it begins: another silly season when we will be assaulted by misleading, deceptive, out-of-context and sometimes just plain deceitful political advertising from those who believe they know what’s best for us voters!
Gubernatorial hopeful Scott Smith hopes to revive his sagging campaign with what amounts to a last-minute endorsement from the state's top Republican.
The death of state Sen. Chester Crandell throws this year's race for the seat he held into turmoil.
The U.S. Supreme Court could announce at its first public session of the year in October whether state lawmakers will get to redraw Arizona's congressional lines.
A state senator was found dead Monday afternoon on a Navajo County ranch, the possible victim of a balky horse.
The race for who could be a heartbeat away from governor is being financed largely by a “dark money” group that will not disclose its donors.
Every time I hear Arizona State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey boast of his business background I start having flashbacks of wealthy businessman and ex-governor Fife Symington. Symington who had the cash to buy the election and failed to understand that while government can learn from business, it’s not a private sector enterprise.
Badly trounced two years ago, former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson is crafting a new initiative to scrap partisan elections in Arizona.
As we approach the primary election, Arizona is in an envious place right now. Of the six Republicans running for the governor’s office, each of the four front-runners arguably have the credentials to become a good governor for our state.
Our state is taking a beating over our nation’s broken immigration system. Unfortunately, we’re hearing a lot of rhetoric and campaign pandering on this issue. Here’s the truth: securing the border is about more than guards and fencing.
The Arizona Court of Appeals late Wednesday trimmed the ability of state lawmakers to create special laws that are clearly designed to affect only one county or city.
With the upcoming Tempe City Council election I asked the five council hopefuls and two incumbents two questions about crime and policing costs.
After living in Arizona my entire life and having been around and working with Arizona sheriffs like Cochise County sheriffs Jimmy Willson and Larry Dever, Coconino County Sheriff Joe Richards and Maricopa County Sheriff Jerry Hill, and even Joe Arpaio on one of his good days, it’s hard to imagine the new face of Arizona sheriffs is Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu.
A Texas state senator being forced out of office by a Tea Party Republican is helping Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer raise money to elect like-minded candidates to Congress.
One of the candidates claims he would make Arizona students learn civics as a graduation requirement. I think it was ‘the Ducey.’ Hope the course includes the topic on who is responsible for illegal immigration. Maybe Dougy needs to retake it.
The voters of Congressional District 9 are faced with a couple of choices. Do we keep Democrat Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to represent us or do we elect someone else?
A bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw congressional lines is legally flawed and should be rejected, the lead attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission told the nation's high court.
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The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a case involving a Gilbert ordinance regulating the size of temporary signs on church property.