I'm heartened to see local Democrats unabashedly supporting the effort to recall Sheriff Joe Arpaio, which is spearheaded by Respect Arizona, and assisted by Citizens for a Better Arizona, headed by everyone's favorite kick-ass activist Randy Parraz.
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As is the case with the congressional races in Arizona, not every race for Arizona's legislative seats is competitive -- just 17 of the 30 state Senate races have candidates from both major parties, and 20 of the 30 state House races have at least one Democrat and one Republican.Still, that leaves p ... More >>
Democrats-turned-Independents Eddie Basha of the Bashas' grocery chain and former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson have endorsed Republican state Senator Jerry Lewis for the Legislative District 26 Senate seat, over Lewis' Democratic foil, state Representative Ed Ableser.
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Here's proof positive that Democrats can be just as scummy as Republicans.
I mean this hit piece mailed out to folks in Legislative District 26, declaring that state Senator Jerry Lewis, the man who took on former state Senate President Russell Pearce, the biggest bigot in this state, and defeated ... More >>
The Arizona Legislature is moving ahead with a bill that aims to take the state's federal lands and give them to the people of Arizona, despite exactly zero chance such a plan could work.If the nation isn't laughing at Arizona, state lawmakers obviously wouldn't be happy.Not content to be the but ... More >>
In 2006, a judge described Augustus Shaw IV, HOA attorney (and now, a state senate candidate), as a shame to his profession.August Shaw IV, a Republican candidate for state representative in Tempe's District 17, has been disciplined twice by ... 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 >>
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A group headed by Al Gore is hosting a library roundtable this Wednesday to talk about the hoped-for benefits of the Waxman-Markey bill, a plan to kickstart clean-energy industries now wending its way through Congress. (No, Gore won't be there).
According to Rep ... More >>
Our cover story this last week told you about the unexpected consequences of Arizona's Clean Elections experiment: a more polarized legislature, a fair amount of gratuitious spending, and dirty tricks aplenty.
But one of our sources recently pointed us toward an interesting phenomena pot ... More >>