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Republicans running close race in CD1, poll says

Republicans running close race in CD1, poll says

One in five voters polled said they're undecided in CD1 Republican primary.

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Mitt Romney robocall supports Congressional candidate Tobin

Mitt Romney robocall supports Congressional candidate Tobin

Congressional District 1 candidate Andy Tobin is getting more support from one of the biggest names in Republican politics — Mitt Romney.

August 21, 2014 3:02 pmLoading…
PAC pays for Republican candidate's new ad

PAC pays for Republican candidate's new ad

Jim Click funds group, is backing Andy Tobin in the CD1 race.

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Local congressional candidate says Obama is an "Islamist"

Local congressional candidate says Obama is an "Islamist"

"Fact that Barack Hussein Obama's father was a Muslim makes him one."

August 18, 2014 11:26 am Photos

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GOP candidates continue to lead fundraising

GOP candidates continue to lead fundraising

Congressional candidates continue to pull in donations weeks before the Aug. 26 primary.

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3 ways the VA reform law helps veterans

3 ways the VA reform law helps veterans

Veterans will receive Choice Cards and surviving spouses can get in-state tuition.

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Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick talks with veterans at Marana Town Hall during a community meeting Thursday, Aug 14, 2014. She wore a dog tag from Helping Our Heroes of Pinal County, a veterans support group. 

August 15, 2014 5:52 pm
Apartment execs funding Hiremath mayoral campaign

Apartment execs funding Hiremath mayoral campaign

Apartment executives gave nearly $7,000 to help re-elect Hiremath for mayor.

August 10, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Ad Watch: Pancrazi and Otondo film ad together

Ad Watch: Pancrazi and Otondo film ad together

District 4 Democratic candidates focus on education in new primary election ad.

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Audio: Grijalva says House border bill deserves veto

Audio: Grijalva says House border bill deserves veto

Grijalva says Republicans using border issue “as a political gambit” for election.

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Ad Watch: Baldenegro's new TV ad stars Tucson

Ad Watch: Baldenegro's new TV ad stars Tucson

Baldenegro releases TV ad in hot Democratic primary race for State Senate.

August 05, 2014 3:57 pmLoading…
CD1 Watch: Here comes the outside ad money

CD1 Watch: Here comes the outside ad money

Kwasman campaign gets a boost with ads paid for by outside group.

August 04, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Oro Valley voters to decide on 'Home Rule'

Oro Valley voters to decide on 'Home Rule'

Option, to ensure budget is based on local needs, has passed since 1982.

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Councilman doesn't live in Oro Valley, mayor says

Councilman doesn't live in Oro Valley, mayor says

Brendan Burns left town months ago, can't serve on council, mayor says.

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Fisher House for veterans needs donations

Fisher House for veterans needs donations

House for patients' families planned near VA hospital entrance on South Sixth.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Town Manager Greg Caton explains Home Rule

Oro Valley Town Manager Greg Caton spoke to voters at a political event at Sun City Oro Valley on July 22.

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Foothills restaurant fined for bar fights

Foothills restaurant fined for bar fights

Sheriff complained to liquor department about five violent fights at Lodge Sasquatch.

July 29, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Oro Valley mayor and council races heat up

Oro Valley mayor and council races heat up

Candidates make political jabs at a debate in Sun City Oro Valley

July 23, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Ad Watch: Adam Kwasman's first TV ad

Ad Watch: Adam Kwasman's first TV ad

Republican in CD1 race highlights endorsement by Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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Get ready to vote

Get ready to vote

Find candidate info in the Star's online voter guide, tucson.com/elections. Early voting begins July 31. About 70 percent of Oro Valley's registered voters receive mail-in ballots. Primary election day is August 26.

July 21, 2014 11:49 am
PATRICK STRANEY, CHALLENGER

PATRICK STRANEY, CHALLENGER

If there were a mayor of Rancho Vistoso, it would likely be Patrick Straney.

July 21, 2014 11:45 am
SATISH HIREMATH, INCUMBENT

SATISH HIREMATH, INCUMBENT

Having checked off everything on his to-do list in his four years as Oro Valley mayor, Satish Hiremath thought he could hand the job over to someone else.

July 21, 2014 11:44 am
Two chances to hear the candidates

Two chances to hear the candidates

Debate hosted by the Sun City government affairs committee

July 21, 2014 11:47 am
Oro Valley mayor candidates differ on leadership styles

Oro Valley mayor candidates differ on leadership styles

Oro Valley voters will choose between two established community leaders when they vote for mayor next month.

July 21, 2014 11:42 am
Oro Valley mayor candidates differ on leadership styles

Oro Valley mayor candidates differ on leadership styles

Oro Valley voters will choose between two established community leaders for mayor.

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Election 2014: CD1 Republican primary

Reporters talk about the money and the hot topics in the race.

July 17, 2014 5:02 pmLoading…
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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Fact check: Kwasman calls Kirkpatrick a radical liberal

Fact check: Kwasman calls Kirkpatrick a radical liberal

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick votes more like Gabby Giffords than Raúl Grijalva.

July 15, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Meet congressional candidates in Tucson this week

Meet congressional candidates in Tucson this week

3 chances to meet people who want to represent you in Congress

July 14, 2014 2:56 pm
Oro Valley moves forward on town medical clinic

Oro Valley moves forward on town medical clinic

With no copays, the clinic would save the town and employees money.

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Oro Valley challenger says Town Council fractured

Oro Valley challenger says Town Council fractured

Mayor race and three Council seats to be decided in primary election.

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Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

Six candidates will debate at the library, hosted by Northwest Conservatives.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Most AZ legislative candidates decline public funds

Most AZ legislative candidates decline public funds

News from campaign finance reports for various local legislative candidates. 

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4 businesses fined for selling alcohol to teens

4 businesses fined for selling alcohol to teens

The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control fined a liquor store in Barrio Hollywood $1,000 for selling alcohol to underage customers.

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Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Candidates comment on Medicaid, job training, public lands, budget cuts, and immigration.

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Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Winner will face Kirkpatrick in one of the nation's most competitive races

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Fact check: Tobin comments on vocational education

Fact check: Tobin comments on vocational education

"Half the kids who graduate from high school don't go to college."

June 23, 2014 4:10 pmLoading…
CD3 Watch: Polak quits race for health reasons

CD3 Watch: Polak quits race for health reasons

Polak thanked supporters in a withdrawal announcement on Facebook.

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Troubled Udall Foundation hires new CFO

New hire to help fix financial problems at the Tucson-based federal agency.

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13 Tucson restaurants fail health inspections; 8 go on to pass

Cockroach problem gets Golden China extra scrutiny from the health department.

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Olivas exits Congressional District 3 race

Republican-turned-Libertarian candidate Miguel Olivas announced on Facebook Monday that he will not run for Congress in Arizona’s District 3. 

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CD3 Watch: Olivas quits the race for Congress

CD3 Watch: Olivas quits the race for Congress

Republican-turned-Libertarian candidate Miguel Olivas announced on Facebook Monday that he will not run for Congress in Arizona's District 3.

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CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer shares grisly beheading photo

CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer shares grisly beheading photo

The Republican candidate in Arizona's Congressional District 3 race posted on Facebook a gruesome photo depicting a man posing with several decapitated heads and she called for "eye for an eye" treatment for terrorists.

June 09, 2014 12:55 pmLoading…

Sahuarita addressing shortage of sports fields

The Sahuarita Town Council will consider a $63.3 million budget plan for next fiscal year that includes money for road and park projects. 

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CD1 Watch: Kirkpatrick details VA actions, Kwasman and Tobin call it inaction

CD1 Watch: Kirkpatrick details VA actions, Kwasman and Tobin call it inaction

The main VA whistleblower was wrong when he told the Arizona Republic that Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick's staff never responded to a letter he sent her about problems at the Phoenix VA, Kirkpatrick's spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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Local angle: Kirkpatrick heard from VA whistleblower in February

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s political opponent was critical of her handling of the Veterans Affairs scandal after it was learned she knew about a whistleblower’s complaints in February.

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Republicans scatter in CD3 race

Republicans scatter in CD3 race

The Congressional District 3 Republican primary race was jumbled this week as one candidate dropped out and another jumped in.

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CD3 Watch: Republican surprises — who's on the ballot

There have been major changes in the Congressional District 3 race scene since Wednesday’s filing deadline.

May 29, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

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