As is the case every two years, all nine of Arizona's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are up for grabs, and some are closer than others.For example, if it's 8 a.m. on Election Day, and we're on the Secretary of State's website trying to find the name of the Democrat running against Congre ... More >>
Former Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams -- who's facing off against fellow Republican Matt Salmon in Arizona's Fifth Congressional District primary -- got the stamp of approval from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.A nod from Palin might scare the neighborhood liberals, but if history tells us any ... More >>
According to the National Rifle Association's list of grades and endorsements for Arizona's Congressional delegation, Gabrielle Giffords earned a 'C' for her stance on gun rights.
The list, reserved for NRA members only, was obtained today by New Times from an NRA representative.
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Ruth McClung received an apology today for a political ad that likened her to "white bread."The Washington D.C.-based Campaign for Community Change apologized today for mailing an ad in Arizona that likened the opponent of Congressman Raul Grijalva to "white bread."Grijalva, a Democrat who's now ... More >>
Labor unions funded a pro-Raul Grijalva mailer this election season that likens the Congressman's opponent to "white bread."
Ruth McClung is likened to "white bread" in this pro-Raul Grijalva ad put out by labor unions.Gila Courier, a conservative blog, p ... More >>
www.jour9038.com"Good night, and good luck?" Give us a break, Keith.Liberal MSNBC host Keith Olbermann apparently took a few minutes away from ripping off Walter Cronkite and Edward R. Murrow to drop some cash on a couple of Arizona's Democratic Congressional candidates. Only problem is he may ha ... More >>
Image: www.azsos.govTerry Goddard won't follow his father's footsteps as Arizona Governor, at least not this time.The high-profile Democrat was just one more body thrown on the pyre following the Arizona's Election Day slaughter by Republicans.
Goddard conceded to Governor Janice Brewer at abou ... More >>
Proposition 203 is failing to live up to expectations of a landslide victory as very early ballots come in, with the medical-marijuana measure trailing 52 percent to 48 percent.
These are the results of about 430,000 early ballots in Maricopa County.
The early votes&n ... More >>
Gabrielle Giffords appears to be pulling off a win against Republican Jesse Kelly.The medical marijuana initiative, Proposition 203, is just one of several statewide races that look like they might end in a photo finish.
At 10 p.m. approaches, here are some of the closest one ... More >>
The MavTwo new campaign ads funded by -- and starring -- Senator John McCain have Congressional Democrats in a huff.The ads are for Congressional candidates Jesse Kelly and Ruth McClung and are similar-in-nature to "campaign ads" run by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, in which he didn't so mu ... More >>
The MavSince our earlier post about a complaint filed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee against Senator John McCain regarding some TV ads The Maverick funded, and starred in, the McCain campaign has responded to the charges.The DCCC feels that two ads McCain released violate the ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
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Okay, there are a few things about Ruth McClung we like right off the bat: She's a rock climber. She likes the Beatles. She paints flowers.
But, c'mon. Raul Grijalva isn't even going to break a sweat.
McClung's running for Congress against Grijalva, a four-time incumbent Democrat from Congression ... More >>