Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is gettin' real popular with some in the pro-immigration reform crowd.
Never mind that he collaborates with Sheriff Joe Arpaio in prosecuting undocumented workers, while ignoring those who hire them.
-Bill Montgomery's Victims Rot in Jail, While A ... More >>
Last night, Warren Stewart's campaign says it logged a first in Phoenix politics -- a town hall where participants call in and ask questions, listen to a few stump speeches and vote on a few questions asked by the moderators.
Stewart is seeking a seat on the Phoenix City Council, and he's running a ... 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 >>
I like Arizona Republic scribe Laurie Roberts. She's a smart, classy lady. And I believe she means well.
-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 >>
Paul Penzone, former candidate for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, is supporting Lawrence Robinson for Phoenix City Council's District 8 seat.
The race promises to be interesting, if not contentious.
Robinson is vying to represent South Phoenix against Kate Gallego and Pastor Warren Stewart - ... More >>
Although we heard a couple weeks ago that Pastor Warren Stewart was going to run for Phoenix City Council, he's made it official today.Stewart is now one of two African-Americans who are running for the Phoenix City Council seat in District 8 -- which is currently held by Vice Mayor Michael Johnson ... More >>
The race for the Phoenix City Council seat in District 8 -- a seat that has been held by African-Americans for the past 46 years -- has been further complicated for those who are determined to keep that streak alive.Phoenix School of Law professor and Roosevelt school district board member Lawrence ... More >>
Although the election for the Phoenix City Council seat in District 8 -- a seat that has been held by African-Americans for the past 46 years -- is still months away, race is definitely going to be an issue.Several people, including leaders in Phoenix's African-American community, already have publi ... More >>
African-Americans have held the Phoenix City Council seat in District 8 -- which is currently held by Vice Mayor Michael Johnson -- for the last 46 years.That streak could be in jeopardy later this year, since Johnson is term-limited, and the district doesn't have the same demographic makeup as it d ... More >>
I'd have no problem with Governor Jan Brewer's whining like a stuck javelina about the Obama administration's jerking 287(g) agreements with Arizona, and promising to not pick up, or answer questions about every brown person 'Zona cops pull over. That is, if either her kvetching or the administratio ... More >>
Three down, one to go.
The fight is not over in Arizona.
Report instances of racial profiling.
Those are among the messages coming from leaders within the local Latino community who gathered on the state Capitol lawn Monday morning following the U.S. Supreme Court decision on SB 1070.
Community ... More >>
Down at the state Capitol today, it was like a little bit of 2010, all over again.Grizzled nativists toting "I love SB 1070 signs," with pistols on their hips. Pro-immigration activists in droves denouncing the two-year old breathing-while-brown statute. And Arizona Department of Public Safety offic ... More >>
Rev. Sharpton (center) with county Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox (left) and Pastor Bishop Alexis A. Thomas (right)The man right-wing crackers love to hate, the Reverend Al Sharpton, preached to standing ovations from the crowd at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Wednesday night, in an impressive show of op ... More >>
Actor Danny Glover (center) at today's presser with Mayor Gordon (right) and Pastor Stewart (left)Acclaimed actor Danny Glover, known for his role as Mel Gibson's cop sidekick in the Lethal Weapon film series as well as for his Emmy-nominated role in the TV movie Mandela, joined Mayor Phil Gordon to ... More >>