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Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid is announcing he will not seek re-election to another term. The 75-year-old R…

March 27, 2015 2:31 pmLoading…
Arizona bill making early ballot collection illegal advances

Arizona bill making early ballot collection illegal advances

More than eight out of every 10 Arizonans vote with an early ballot. 

March 25, 2015 12:00 pmLoading…
Arizona bill cutting 3rd-party ballot access advances

Arizona bill cutting 3rd-party ballot access advances

Measure changes petition requirements; puts small parties at disadvantage. 

March 24, 2015 7:51 pmLoading…

Compulsory-voting idea raises a telling outcry

Focus must be on those who’d like to cast ballot, but can’t.

March 24, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
An early look at the GOP field

An early look at the GOP field

The possibilities of having a candidate who's not named Bush.

March 23, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
Aaron Schock: Fall of the young phenom

Aaron Schock: Fall of the young phenom

Now Illinois congressman is another once-rising star shamed by his lust.

March 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Court upholds cities' right to control election dates

Court upholds cities' right to control election dates

Goldwater Institute, on the losing side, examines its options.

March 18, 2015 7:55 pmLoading…
Billionaires alter 2016 presidential money game

Billionaires alter 2016 presidential money game

Big donor can lift second-tier candidate into the credible competitor category.

March 17, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
State could nip food stamps for singles

State could nip food stamps for singles

Measures to limit food stamp eligibility, re-vote Clean Elections law, advance.

March 09, 2015 7:48 pmLoading…
State House narrowly approves high-interest loans

State House narrowly approves high-interest loans

Bills allowing Arizonans to get Real ID drivers licenses and changing primary elections also advance.

March 04, 2015 7:32 pmLoading…
Lawmaker gives up on service-dog permits

Lawmaker gives up on service-dog permits

Bill prohibiting abortion coverage in Affordable Care Act insurance plans advances.

February 19, 2015 7:26 pmLoading…
Rules for dog tie-outs refined

Rules for dog tie-outs refined

Arizona Legislature moves ahead on laws for animal abuse, police officer disability, high interest loans vehicle brake lights.

February 18, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
House committee backs earlier elections

House committee backs earlier elections

The Arizona House Elections Committee voted make primary election date three weeks earlier.

February 16, 2015 7:09 pmLoading…
Ward-only elections idea for Tucson gets tentative support

Ward-only elections idea for Tucson gets tentative support

Group split 8-7 to support ward-only elections of City Council members

February 12, 2015 7:01 pmLoading…
State office working to close campaign finance loophole

State office working to close campaign finance loophole

State officials are trying to clarify who must register as a political committee.

February 09, 2015 7:05 pmLoading…
Democrats and Republicans lose more ground

Democrats and Republicans lose more ground

PHOENIX — In the face of a continued swing toward independent voter registration, the state’s Republican party has a message for the faithful: We’re not as big a bunch of losers as the Democrats.

February 07, 2015 7:49 pmLoading…
Lawmaker wants to restrict political robocalls

Lawmaker wants to restrict political robocalls

Voters should be able to opt out of receiving recorded calls, he says.

January 26, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
"Is Democracy For Sale?" show airs this week

"Is Democracy For Sale?" show airs this week

Expert panelists explore the effect of dark money on Arizona elections.

January 26, 2015 3:00 pmLoading…
Back to square one for South Tucson recall effort

Back to square one for South Tucson recall effort

Petitions against Ildefonso Green invalidated. Organizer plans to try again.

January 16, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Oro Valley group acts to put club purchase on ballot

Oro Valley group acts to put club purchase on ballot

Group says it collected more than enough signatures for ballot issue.

January 15, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

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