Paul Penzone's secret weapon, one not captured by Republican pollsters: Adios Arpaio Before you review the results of two new GOP polls that have Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the lead against his Democratic challenger Paul Penzone, ask yourself this question: Is Arpaio acting like a front-runner way ahead ... More >>
Why did Republican Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Flake wait till practically the last possible minute to endorse Bob Worsley, the foe of recalled, disgraced ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce in the GOP primary for Legislative District 25? After all, the tusker golden-boy has nev ... More >>
Non-Arizonan Tom Tancredo comes to Russ' rescue with an out-of-state anti-recall committeeAh, sweet irony.State Senate President Russell Pearce's supporters love to prevaricate about Citizens for a Better Arizona, the committee that's collected enough signatures in Legislative District 18 to force a ... 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 >>
New Times columnist Sarah Fenske explained her concerns about the Arizona Clean Elections System this morning on the local NPR affiliate's Here and Now, hosted by Steve Goldstein on KJZZ 91.5 FM. Fenske's appearance on the program comes two months after the publication of ... More >>
Reformers have a once-in-a-decade chance to take redistricting out of the hands of legislators. Can it pass? Will it work?
Can Tom Liddy use his father's notoriety to break into Congress?
State Senator Russell Bowers is best known for his archconservatism, his assault on environmental regulations and . . . his fine art?
A family-owned company could go out of business because state Senator Russell Bowers has introduced legislation that would free a larger company from paying its share to clean up toxic groundwater
For month after month, Phoenix news reporters repeated a disgruntled secretary's half-baked charges, helping County Attorney Richard Romley discredit a rival in the Attorney General's Office. The same media horde made scarcely a whimper when Romley cover
SHIREE FOSTER WAS TREATED LIKE A BLONDE JOKE UNTIL SHE MET JOE STEDINO. THEN IT GOT WORSE.