Charles H Keating Jr. is remembered not only as the most notorious figure of the savings & loan crisis that swept the nation in the late 1980s - and as the namesake of the infamous Keating Five political scandal - but also as the fraudster whose techniques were replicated by those who helped trigg ... More >>
Charles Keating, perhaps one of the most famous figures in Arizona history, has died at the age of 90.Not that his fame was a good thing -- the real-estate developer served prison time for fraud due to his actions in the savings-and-loan crisis of the '80s and '90s, with a scheme that also sparked a ... More >>
State Senator Scott Bundgaard resigned from the Senate this afternoon just minutes before he was supposed to testify in front of the Senate Ethics Committee regarding a scuffle he got into with his former girlfriend on the side of a Valley freeway.Bundgaard's attorney, Andre Merrett, tells New Ti ... More >>
Jeez, hurry up and resign already...State Senator Scott Bundgaard, facing an ethics complaint and possible expulsion from the Senate for his roadside fracas with his now former girlfriend and his invocation of legislative immunity, has filed an ethics complaint against three members of the sta ... More >>
Senator Scott Bundgaard should be charged with assault, cops conclude.The Phoenix Police Department has completed its investigation into the February freeway fracas between Senator Scott Bundgaard and his then-gal-pal Aubry "Heavyweight Champion of the Highway" Ballard and concluded that Bundgaar ... More >>
Senator Scott BundgaardDespite getting the boot from his leadership position by Senate GOPers earlier this week for last month's freeway fracas with former gal-pal Aubry Ballard, former state Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard apparently still has some friends on the Senate Ethics Committee.T ... More >>
ernesthancock.comGive 'em hell, Ernie...Freedom's Phoenix Web site owner and Libertarian activist Ernie Hancock is demanding that state Senator Russell Pearce be censured by the Senate Ethics Committee. This, over an e-mail Pearce sent out recently suggesting that Hancock's advocacy against Pearce's ... More >>
By John Dickerson The Arizona Legislature adjourned weeks ago, but the delicious nastiness continues – this time over gay marriage and a thwarted filibuster. On Monday, the Senate Ethics Committee will convene to hear Phoenix Democrat Ken Cheuvront’s complaint against Surprise Republican Jac ... More >>
The political parrot previews a copy of Dennis DeConcini's new book, in which John McCain's portrayed as a backstabbin' scalawag
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
You wont believe what GOP officials are pulling now to try to keep Senator Jack Harper from discovering the truth about a local election!
Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox got the bargain of the century. Why?
Has ex-governor J. Fife Symington III gotten his just desserts?
Senator John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped make him a presidential contender. Donations from special interests that appear before his Senate Commerce Committee haven't hurt, either
The senator's five years as a prisoner of war have been widely viewed as heroic. But as he prepares a White House bid, a small group of detractors is determined to expose him as a wartime traitor
Fife Symington's own scrawls reveal a plot to suppress evidence of his plunging net worth
Washington to decide Fife's fate in next six weeks
ARIZONA LAWMAKERS OPERATE UNDER A SYSTEM INCAPABLE OF STEMMING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.
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