Clean Elections moves Sept. 8 debate to LD2 after local Democrats complain.
Political news and notes from around the Old Pueblo.
Baldenegro releases TV ad in hot Democratic primary race for State Senate.
A resident in Legislative District 9 is trying to get freshman state Rep. Ethan Orr thrown off the ballot.
Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).
PHOENIX — Independents now outnumber both Republicans and Democrats in Arizona as voters continue to abandon the two major parties.
I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.
Precinct committee members with the Democratic Party will decide on finalists to replace State Sen. Linda Lopez late next week.
I am pretty sure my bathroom scale is a Republican.
State Senator Linda Lopez is expected to resign next month.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says he will seek re-election next year.
Passing immigration reform is a way for Republicans to get on a positive agenda and regain some of the approval of the American people, Sen. John McCain said Tuesday during a town hall in Tucson.
This editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:
PHOENIX — This part of summer is a time for patriotism. It’s also the time new state laws go into effect across the nation.
NEW YORK — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore’s community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.
PHOENIX — In an historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats this afternoon to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand the state's Medicaid program.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.
The Tucson city council has lost its lone Republican member.
Educator served ASDB, political refugees.