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Like rats leaving a sinking ship, this past month we have seen Democrat party stalwarts abandoning their leader, President Barack Obama, left and right. San Francisco’s uberprogressive, liberal Sen. Diane Feinstein calling out her “lider” on national television for not having even one military plan to defeat ISIS. She wasn’t the first Democrat turncoat either. There was a conga line leading out of the House and the Senate of ex-Obama loyalists.
The Arizona Republican Party has named a replacement for former Sen. Russell Pearce, who resigned his top party post following a backlash to his remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
Republicans may try to block independents from participating in future party primaries after their turnout in last month's election — close to one vote out of every seven — may have affected some races.
Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona's hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
Conservative lobbyists want Arizona to join the growing list of states applying for the nation’s second constitutional convention.
Nearly three out of four registered voters didn't bother to cast ballots for any of the primary races.
House Speaker Andy Tobin will carry the Republican banner in the race to oust Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick from Congress.
Electing a replacement for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer tops the list of items to watch in Arizona's November general election. Voters also will choose a new secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and top schools official.
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.
Doug Ducey apparently walked away with the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday, beating out five other contenders.
I am with Citizens for an Ethical Congress. We are concerned about corruption in the U.S. Congress — such issues as insider trading, earmarks, extorting money from the private sector, collecting and spending campaign funds illegally, and a general lack of transparency. These issues are widespread through both the U.S. House and the Senate and through both the Democrat and Republican parties.
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.
Partisan bickering in Washington may be a gold mine for 24-hour news channels and some print media, but it could bring Main Street in for some hard economic times.
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.
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.
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.
Arizona schools chief John Huppenthal sparred with his Republican primary challenger, Diane Douglas, Tuesday evening in a debate that focused on the state's new Common Core school standards but also touched on anonymous blog posts Huppenthal made that forced him to apologize.
Former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce has been offered a job with the Maricopa County Treasurer's office overseeing the agency's technical services department, but he may not take the job right away because he's too busy.
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?