Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick seems to be concerned about the possibility of "devastating sequestration cuts."She also seems concerned about the fact that she's gonna need some cash for the 2014 election, so if you could create and equal concern for the sequester and the re-election effor ... More >>
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema will be headed to Congress, according to the Associated Press.The vote count is the same as when we checked with the Maricopa County Recorder's office earlier this morning -- Sinema's up nearly 5,800 votes -- but that appears to be a solid-enough lead.See also:-Ron Barber Now ... More >>
Despite the fact that some folks from out of town are calling the congressional race in CD-9 for Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, it's certainly not over, and Republican Vernon Parker wouldn't need a miracle to win.While Sinema's up by several thousand votes at the moment, but there are thousands more to co ... More >>
Arizona election results are 99 percent reported this morning, and still the differences between candidates in some key races remain razor thin, including the battle between Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Vernon Parker for CD 9. Sinema is holding on to about a 1,500 vote lead. The race betwe ... More >>
While it appeared that many of New Times' readers were favoring a big upset in Arizona in one race or another, none of them appeared to have happened.A few of the congressional races still need to be ironed out, but Mitt Romney took Arizona, Congressman Jeff Flake's moving on to the U.S. Senate, She ... More >>
The Associated Press has called Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick the winner of the congressional race in CD-1, apparently defeating Republican opponent Jonathan Paton.For those waiting on the other congressional races -- Kyrsten Sinema v. Vernon Parker in CD-9, and Martha McSally v. Ron Barber in CD-2 -- ke ... More >>
As is the case every two years, all nine of Arizona's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are up for grabs, and some are closer than others.For example, if it's 8 a.m. on Election Day, and we're on the Secretary of State's website trying to find the name of the Democrat running against Congre ... More >>
Several of the races for Arizona's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives ended up close, and at the time of this post, we still don't have the answer in three districts.Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, Republican Martha McSally, and Republican Jonathan Paton are each hanging on to small leads in t ... More >>
I don't think anyone will bemoan the end of the 2012 election cycle, except perhaps the TV execs and political consultants who're making a killing off the political ads bombarding us through the boob tube.
Still, quite a few are memorable, and there is nothing more American than reducing your oppo ... More >>
The National Republican Congressional Committee has been increasing press-release blasts to some of its targeted districts recently, including two already today.The releases mostly tie local candidates to the Obama administration and the current Democrats in Congress, just plugging in the name of th ... More >>
Compromise? Apparently not, if Glassman gets his way...Fearing an acrimonious showdown this Saturday when Dems are scheduled to meet at the Wyndham Hotel downtown to pick a new Democratic Party chair, former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and Congressman Raul Grijalva are calling for a compr ... More >>
According to the National Rifle Association's list of grades and endorsements for Arizona's Congressional delegation, Gabrielle Giffords earned a 'C' for her stance on gun rights.
The list, reserved for NRA members only, was obtained today by New Times from an NRA representative.
For eac ... More >>
Image: www.azsos.govTerry Goddard won't follow his father's footsteps as Arizona Governor, at least not this time.The high-profile Democrat was just one more body thrown on the pyre following the Arizona's Election Day slaughter by Republicans.
Goddard conceded to Governor Janice Brewer at abou ... More >>
Representative Ann KirkpatrickBig ups to Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, who reaffirmed her commitment to a Congressional pay cut today by writing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a letter demanding a floor vote on a resolution she introduced in March.The United States government is $13.5 tr ... More >>
www.kir.comIt seems some of Arizona's Democratic members of Congress aren't as vulnerable in their re-election bids as originally anticipated -- at least the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee thinks they're not.The DCCC reportedly is cutting the advertising budgets ... More >>
You've probably heard the predictions by now: Democrats are going to be scarcer in Congress this November. The number of potential seats lost could be high, but there's only so much money to go around to help them campaign.
The AFL-CIO, typically a stalwart money source for Democrats, ... More >>
After the controversial healthcare bill became yesterday morning, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin unveiled her political hit list of the members of Congress she hopes to see voted out of office in November.In the Palin-ator's cross hairs are ... More >>
All it wanted was a few good bailout dollars, but taxpayers can't seem to understand why it's crucial for employees to attend lavish conferences and receive jackpot bonuses.
It's the company people like to kick around, so it fits that AIG is spending $100 million  ... More >>