There's light at the end of the tunnel, my friends. And I hope there's a beer with my name on it when we get to it.
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has released his latest update on the ballot count. Currently, there are 192,337 ballots left to be counted statewide, 28,550 of them early ball ... More >>
Maricopa County's long march toward a final vote count slogs on, with county Recorder Helen Purcell today announcing that by late this afternoon, 47,351 early ballots had been
Purcell's statement noted that "approximately 46,000 early ballots still remain to be processed for tabulation." ... More >>
Like the Beatles once crooned, "It's getting better all the time...."
Both Maricopa County and the Arizona Secretary of State's Office updated their elections results this afternoon, and the number of remaining ballots is declining at a steady pace.
SOS Ken Bennett reported that statewide 342,936 ... More >>
As votes continue to be counted throughout Arizona, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Jeff Flake's lead over Democrat Rich Carmona narrowed ever-so slightly, while in Maricopa County, Republican incumbent Joe Arpaio continued to dominate Democrat Paul Penzone in the sheriff's race.
Both Carmona and Pen ... More >>
Dennis Gilman and I talk to Penzone following his concession
Above is a video from election night of Democrat Paul Penzone, shortly after he conceded in the sheriff's race to Joe Arpaio. Needless to say, Penzone looks like he's been through the proverbial ringer.
I know there are those who disagre ... More >>
As far as I'm concerned, the only race that matters in this election is the race for Maricopa County sheriff.
Don't get me wrong, I'm pulling for Rich Carmona to top Congressman Jeff Flake in the run for U.S. Senate, and I'm praying (best as an atheist can) that President Obama beats back Mitt Rom ... More >>
U.S. Senate candidate Rich Carmona started Election Day in South Phoenix with Mayor Greg Stanton, rallying the troops who have been working all year to boost support for the former U.S. Surgeon General.
"Volunteers for [Carmona] have been working as hard as they can to make sure that every eligible ... 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 campaign ads are showing no signs of slowing in the heated race for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat.
Congressman Jeff Flake, who is endorsed by Arizona Senators John McCain and Jon Kyl, has been making every effort to paint his opponent, Rich Carmona, as a handpicked candidate who will rubber stamp ... More >>
Congressman Jeff Flake, who is running for U.S. Senate against former U.S. Surgeon General Rich Carmona, says he doesn't like earmarks, which some call "pork barrel spending."
He certainly has earned a reputation for fighting against federal funding for specific projects attached to unrelated bil ... More >>
So why can't a man be prettier than a woman?
Look at Brad Pitt. Leonardo DiCaprio. Johnny Depp. David Beckham. And, um, Congressman Jeff Flake.
Not that Channel 12's Brahm Resnik is in their league. I mean, he's no Joe Dana.
If you ask me, you folks who were outraged by former Surgeon General an ... More >>
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Ah, politics; that time-honored tradition of finger-pointing, polls, debates, rallies and rock 'n' roll. Now in the home stretch of campaigning, politicians everywhere are making their final push towards election night. For Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Rich Carmona, having one rockstar on his bill ... More >>
President Bill Clinton was on his game Wednesday night in Tempe as he stumped for Arizona's Senate candidate Rich Carmona.
More than 5,500 people turned out to Arizona State University's Sun Devil Performance Lawn for a Get Out The Vote rally for Carmona -- and more would've packed in but the fire ... More >>
I'm going defer to my esteemed colleague down the hall, Mr. Stephen Lemons, on this one: "Remember the '90s under Clinton? Eight years of peace and prosperity. And all the Rs had to kvetch about was Monica Lewinsky."
Lemons goes on to describe "Bubba" as a "rockstar," an apt metaphor as he rolls i ... More >>
A political superstar and one in the making are on the bill this Wednesday, 8 p.m., at ASU's Sun Devil Performance Lawn. That's when former President Bill Clinton will be in Tempe to stump for fellow Democrat and U.S. Senate candidate Rich Carmona.
-Paul Penzone Can Beat Arpaio, If He Tur ... More >>
As much as Congressman Jeff Flake and his supporters would like voters to believe that his Democratic opponent, Rich Carmona, is BFFs with President Barack Obama -- best as we can tell, Carmona hasn't hit the courts to shoot some hoops with the prez.
Here's a photo of Flake and Obama.
Democrat for U.S. Senate Rich Carmona speaking to supporters on Saturday
Former U.S. Surgeon General Rich Carmona, the Democrat currently locked in a neck-and-neck race with Republican Congressman Jeff Flake for Jon Kyl's U.S. Senate Seat, paid a visit Saturday to a Tempe field office for a Q and A ... More >>