What's interesting about the result of the primary races in the newly drawn Ninth Congressional District is not that Republican Vernon Parker and Democrat Kirsten Sinema won their respective primaries. Rather it's that taken together, those primaries offer a textbook example of why the so-called Top ... More >>
Russell Pearce's political career could be dead in the water with Bob Worsley maintaining a more than 10 percentage point lead over the former, recalled state senator in unofficial results from Tuesday's primary election.
Kyrsten Sinema also was fending off challengers David Schapir ... More >>
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My Monday blog item discussing Ninth Congressional District candidate Kyrsten Sinema and ... More >>
Paradise Valley Town Councilman Vernon Parker is leading the Republican field in the state's Ninth Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by Vernon Parker.It's pretty much impossible to tell how legitimate the poll is, as one anonymous person on the Internet says it sounded a lot l ... More >>
Congressional candidate Vernon Parker, who once kind of ran for governor for a bit, now has the stamp of approval from his ex-boss, former President George H.W. Bush.Parker's among the approximate truckload of candidates running for Congress in the newly formed Ninth Congressional District, which ju ... More >>
Republican Leah Campos Schandlbauer has become the ninth person to announce a candidacy for Arizona's newly formed Ninth Congressional District.According to her campaign announcement, Schandlbauer's a Scottsdale resident, Hispanic Republican, and a former CIA operations officer. Her campaign says ... More >>
Paradise Valley Councilman Vernon Parker is making it official today that he's entering the race for Arizona's newly formed Ninth Congressional District.Since Congressmen Ben Quayle and David Schweikert seem intent on running against each other in the primary for CD6, the primary in CD9's pretty muc ... More >>
In a move that doesn't come as much of a shock to anyone familiar with state politics in Arizona, Democratic state Senator Kyrsten Sinema announced today that she's resigning from her Senate seat and running for Congress -- potentially against Congressman Ben Quayle (although, that's unlikely. Mo ... More >>
America's "toughest" sheriff -- not so tough on child molesters...Congressman Ed Pastor of Arizona's 4th District has joined the ranks of Sand Land politicians calling for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's resignation over the MCSO's mishandling of more than 400 sex crimes cases in El Mirage, many involving c ... More >>
Jeez, hurry up and resign already...State Senator Scott Bundgaard, facing an ethics complaint and possible expulsion from the Senate for his roadside fracas with his now former girlfriend and his invocation of legislative immunity, has filed an ethics complaint against three members of the sta ... More >>
azleg.govState Senator Scott Bundgaard's roadside domestic violence debacle on February 25 continues to dust up the many blemishes in the majority leader's past. And today, the tale of another jilted love affair involving Bundgaard and a woman are making headlines.
The skeletons in the Peoria Re ... More >>
Reza at today's press conferenceThe Arizona police state rolls on. Today, outside the Arizona state Capitol, human rights activists Salvador Reza and Anayanse Garza of the group Puente held a press conference with their lawyers. This, following their arrests the day before in the state Senate buildi ... More >>
Democratic Senator Olivia Cajero Bedford, calling out Pearce as a "dictator"In the end, they all passed out of the state Senate Appropriations Committee, all of state Senate President Russell Pearce's anti-immigrant bills, other hate-filled measures offered by his stooges, and cataclysmic proposed l ... 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 >>
Phoenix New Times
(From left) Tempe City Councilman Ben Arredondo, Representative Ed Ableser, Representative David Schapira, and Senator Meg Burton-Cahill
The Democratic Party is mixing things up a bit.
At a press conference this afternoon, state Senator Meg Burton-Cahill announced sh ... More >>
Representative David SchapiraThe ruse of bipartisanship shall be on display September 21st as the Legislature begins its first talks over private school tax-credit reform.The Bipartisan Task Force on the Private School Tuition Tax Credits, a committee comprised of three Republicans, and five Demo ... More >>