Cesar Chavez is running for Congress.No, not the legendary Mexican-American labor leader from Arizona. The Cesar Chavez running for Congress in the Phoenix area is a guy who changed his name to Cesar Chavez, the Arizona Republic discovered.
Roy Wayne Roby, a retired lieutenant-colonel in the Venezuelan Air Force linked to an Arizona plot to violate an arms embargo, was arrested last week in Florida. Two weeks ago, an Arizona federal judge sentenced a Venezuelan Air Force colonel to 19 months in prison in the same case, which involved ... More >>
With Sheriff Joe Arpaio still out of commission from his "broken arm," and with Respect Arizona's announcement today that they have 120,000 valid signatures demanding his recall, Arpaio's best career move at this point would be to resign from office for health reasons. See also: -Why Sheriff Joe Ac ... More >>
Word is, Sheriff Joe is freaking out. Republicans who have supported him for years are jumping ship to back his Democratic rival Paul Penzone. As a result, his poll numbers are consistently in the doldrums, under 50 percent. He's been forced to buy up a load of local TV time to run a creepy, disho ... More >>
When recalled state Senate President Russell Pearce's Ban Amnesty Now announced a "buy-cott" of New Times' advertisers, I quipped that it was like being boycotted by the Ku Klux Klan. An exaggeration, to be sure, but not by as much as you might think.Take for example the comments of BAN supporters t ... More >>
Republican candidate for state Senate Robert Worsley, a conservative Mesa entrepreneur with a track record of success in the private sector (unlike his government-mooching opponent in Legislative District 25, ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce, natch) is speaking out in opposition to Pearce's ... More >>
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