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Top congressional candidates piling up big bucks

Top congressional candidates piling up big bucks

More than a month before the primary, money pours into congressional races

July 16, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Horne tries to block campaign finance investigation

Horne tries to block campaign finance investigation

Attorney General Tom Horne contends Clean Elections Commission powerlessAG to investigate him.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Elections board rejects secretary of state's ad appeal

Elections board rejects secretary of state's ad appeal

TV spot urges voters to mail in ballots early.

June 19, 2014 4:47 pmLoading…
Horne lashes out at ex-staffer for her 'dishonesty'

Horne lashes out at ex-staffer for her 'dishonesty'

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne is lashing out at a former staffer who charges he is using his office to campaign for re-election even as he opens a court fight over whether he broke the law in 2010 to get elected the first time.

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Campaign finance case reinstated against Arizona AG Horne

Campaign finance case reinstated against Arizona AG Horne

PHOENIX — Concluding some testimony to a hearing officer was "not credible," Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk decided today to pursue Attorney General Tom Horne on charges he illegally coordinated his 2010 election campaign with an independent committee.

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AG's Office employees campaigned on taxpayer time, new complaint alleges

PHOENIX — An attorney for a former Attorney General’s Office staff member filed a formal complaint Monday alleging Tom Horne and top staffers repeatedly violated campaign finance laws.

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Sunlight Foundation files complaint against KNXV over recent Kirkpatrick ad

The Sunlight Foundation, in conjunction with the Campaign Legal Center, has filed a legal complaint against ABC 15 in Phoenix over how forms related to a House Majority PAC that ran in January were filled out.

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Stonewall Democrats getting fired up in Tucson

Stonewall Democrats getting fired up in Tucson

A Tucson group is trying to revive the Stonewall Democrats of Arizona, building on the outrage over SB 1062, the religious freedom bill.

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CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer says she's not quitting

CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer says she's not quitting

On The Buckmaster Show today, Congressional District 3 candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer said she’s staying in the race despite meager first-quarter fundraising.

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CD1 watch: Kwasman lags in fundraising

CD1 watch: Kwasman lags in fundraising

Congressional District 1 candidate Adam Kwasman filed his first-quarter campaign-finance report Thursday, and the paperwork show he's behind other candidates in the fundraising race.

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Sheriff Joe thinks Kwasman is the "toughest" candidate

Sheriff Joe thinks Kwasman is the "toughest" candidate

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio sent a fundraising email for Congressional candidate Adam Kwasman on Wednesday.

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CD2 Watch: McSally narrowly outraises Barber, pulling in $441k in the first three months of 2014

CD2 Watch: McSally narrowly outraises Barber, pulling in $441k in the first three months of 2014

Cash is king in the Old Pueblo, with the top two candidates in Congressional District 2 raising roughly $864,000 in the last three months. 

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CD1 watch: Kirkpatrick has cash, Kiehne has cowboys

CD1 watch: Kirkpatrick has cash, Kiehne has cowboys

In Congressional District 1, incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick was winning the money race in the first quarter.

April 16, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
CD3: Grijalva opponent, out of campaign cash, gets sued by former campaign manager

CD3: Grijalva opponent, out of campaign cash, gets sued by former campaign manager

Congressional District 3 candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer is running her campaign in the red, a new campaign finance report shows.

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Political stories from across the state (Monday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today (as well as over the weekend):

April 07, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

Horne campaign funding violation hearing starts Monday

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne goes before an administrative law judge Monday to defend himself against charges that he violated state campaign-finance laws in his 2010 election.

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Contributions already piling up in anticipated CD2 rematch

Rep. Ron Barber is sitting on almost a $1 million campaign war chest in his race for a second term in Congressional District 2.

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Plea deal for Arizona Attorney General Horne falls apart

Plea deal for Arizona Attorney General Horne falls apart

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne rejected what amounts to a plea deal in his campaign-finance case, setting the stage for hearings later this month on whether he actually broke the law.

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Anonymous pre-election hit piece on Horne was legal, attorneys argue

PHOENIX — A lawyer for the Democratic Attorneys General Association told the state Court of Appeals Tuesday that organizations have a constitutional right to run what amounts to anonymous “hit pieces” on candidates right before the election.

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Ducey fundraising tops $1 million in race for governor

PHOENIX — Eight months before the primary, state Treasurer Doug Ducey already has raised more private cash in his bid for governor than his publicly funded foes have any chance of getting.

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