Justin Johnson and Laura Pastor, candidates in the Phoenix City Council District 4 race, continued delivering some hefty jabs at each other as early voting got underway on Thursday. Johnson, the son of former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson, faces criticism over family properties that are vacant eye so ... More >>
Just in time for a round of political debates and candidate forums -- including one tonight -- an anonymous letter to the Arizona State Bar Association has prompted an investigation of Lawrence Robinson, a candidate in the race for a District 8 seat on the Phoenix City Council. [Chicanos Por La Cau ... More >>
Anyone who actually would be proud to be the great grandson of John Philip Sousa, a third rate 19th Century composer of marching tunes whose music could bore you right into a coma, must have a screw loose. See also: -Joe Arpaio Takes Full Advantage of Scary Box in Mail: "I'm a Victim" -Joe Arpaio ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery apparently either was asked for his endorsement or offered it -- depending on whom you ask -- to Pastor Warren Stewart's District 8 campaign. We asked Stewart's campaign, and we didn't get a straight answer at first, other than getting informed that Stewart ... More >>
What was the most fun for me as a columnist during the recall of ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce -- other than watching Pearce crash and burn? That nearly all of the pundits in Arizona ended up being as wrong as white shoes after Labor Day. See also: -Joe Arpaio Recall Still On, Despite L ... More >>
I like Arizona Republic scribe Laurie Roberts. She's a smart, classy lady. And I believe she means well. See also: -Joe Arpaio Recall Still On, Despite Lack of Support from (Some) Deep-Pocket Democrats As a columnist, she has the luxury of tut-tutting the hard work of others, as she did in her co ... More >>
Pearce's big money-grab, and it's all legalTo cop a line from the Notorious B.I.G., "Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot!"That's what Republican state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce might as well be saying with a recent e-mail announcing a fundraiser on January 7, 2011, just three days before Ariz ... More >>
What do you do when the biggest name in the race is the least qualified?