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Republicans troubled by independents' impact in primary

Republicans troubled by independents' impact in primary

PHOENIX — Republicans may try to block independents from participating in future party primaries after their turnout in last month’s election.

September 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Governor hopefuls vow to boost economy/protect cities

Governor hopefuls vow to boost economy/protect cities

GOP gubernatorial candidates had their final joint appearance before Tuesday's primary election.

August 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Brewer commits funds to Smith and others

Brewer commits funds to Smith and others

Gov. Jan Brewer is pumping money into Scott Smith's run for governor, and multiple legislative campaigns.

August 11, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
State GOP chief: Negative gov. race saps party

State GOP chief: Negative gov. race saps party

Tone down personal attacks in primary, he warns 6 Republican contenders.

August 10, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Jones touts second amendment in Tucson stop

Jones touts second amendment in Tucson stop

Christine Jones discusses the Second Amendment at a campaign event Wednesday.

August 01, 2014 7:00 amLoading…
Political round-up: GOP governor's debate offers few fireworks

Political round-up: GOP governor's debate offers few fireworks

A collection of political stories from across the state

July 31, 2014 9:00 am Related Loading…
GOP governor's debate offers few fireworks

GOP governor's debate offers few fireworks

Mostly amiable night raises the question: Is there a fastballer in the house?

July 30, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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GOP group wants to change Arizona's candidate nominating process

PHOENIX — A new federal lawsuit could alter how candidates for statewide office get the signatures they need, and do it in a way that could leave voters in all but Maricopa County out of the process.

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GOP governor hopefuls mostly of one mind in SaddleBrooke debate

Unlike his rivals for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith said he supports outgoing Gov. Jan Brewer’s push to expand Medicaid to take advantage of the federal government’s agreement to pay most of the cost.

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GOP Gov candidate Ducey hates taxes, waste, Obamacare and Texas

State Treasurer Doug Ducey came to Oro Valley on Friday, his second trip to the Tucson area this week.

May 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Federal ruling upholds Arizona's new legislative districts

Federal ruling upholds Arizona's new legislative districts

PHOENIX — A federal court refused today to disturb the lines for the state's 30 legislative districts even if they might favor Democrats.

April 29, 2014 1:48 pmLoading…
Appeals court hears Ariz. GOP challenge to Medicaid expansion

Appeals court hears Ariz. GOP challenge to Medicaid expansion

PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers asked the state Court of Appeals this afternoon to give them a chance to prove that hundreds of millions of dollars being used to support an expanded Medicaid program were illegally enacted.

March 26, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…
Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.

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Arizona Senate: Dump Common Core education standards

Arizona Senate: Dump Common Core education standards

Calling them a federal "dictate," Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote today to scrap the Common Core standards that the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.

March 04, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Michael Gerson: GOP shows signs of shaking its tea-party hangover

The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.

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Brewer signs repeal of GOP-backed election law changes

PHOENIX — It’s official: Arizonans won’t get the last word on a series of controversial changes in state election law.

February 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
GOP fundraising websites touting Democrats called unethical

GOP fundraising websites touting Democrats called unethical

A move by the National Republican Congressional Campaign has local Democrats seeing red over a set of new websites that appear to tout Democrat candidates.

February 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GOP effort to void Independent Redistricting Commission continues

PHOENIX — A lawyer for the Republican-controlled Legislature asked a federal court Friday to void a decision by Arizona voters to have an independent commission decide how the state is divided into its nine congressional districts.

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Images of Christmases past

Images of Christmases past

First Lady Barbara Bush, center, gestures at the White House while showing off the Christmas decorations, Monday, Dec. 8, 1992, Washington, D.C. Mrs. Bush accused the press corps on Monday of being humorless, making up anonymous sources and falsely depicting her husband as despondent after h…

December 02, 2013 2:22 pm
Barber confirms plan to seek reelection

Barber confirms plan to seek reelection

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says he will seek re-election next year.

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