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CD1 watch: Kwasman lags in fundraising

CD1 watch: Kwasman lags in fundraising

Congressional District 1 candidate Adam Kwasman filed his first-quarter campaign-finance report Thursday, and the paperwork show he's behind other candidates in the fundraising race.

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Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Sheriff Joe thinks Kwasman is the "toughest" candidate

Sheriff Joe thinks Kwasman is the "toughest" candidate

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio sent a fundraising email for Congressional candidate Adam Kwasman on Wednesday.

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CD2 Watch: McSally narrowly outraises Barber, pulling in $441k in the first three months of 2014

CD2 Watch: McSally narrowly outraises Barber, pulling in $441k in the first three months of 2014

Cash is king in the Old Pueblo, with the top two candidates in Congressional District 2 raising roughly $864,000 in the last three months. 

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CD1 watch: Kirkpatrick has cash, Kiehne has cowboys

CD1 watch: Kirkpatrick has cash, Kiehne has cowboys

In Congressional District 1, incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick was winning the money race in the first quarter.

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CD3: Grijalva opponent, out of campaign cash, gets sued by former campaign manager

CD3: Grijalva opponent, out of campaign cash, gets sued by former campaign manager

Congressional District 3 candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer is running her campaign in the red, a new campaign finance report shows.

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Political stories from across the state (Wednesday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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DCCC sends CD1/CD2 Republican congressional candidates a copy of the Ryan budget

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is sending a present to four Republican congressional candidates here in Arizona.

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Ad watch: House Majority PAC puts $365,000 in Tucson, Phoenix market

The House Majority PAC, a super PAC associated with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, has bought at least $365,000 in "non-candidate issue ads" slated to start running this morning in Tucson and the Phoenix markets. 

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Political stories from across the state (Monday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today (as well as over the weekend):

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CD2 Watch: Wooten travels to DC to fight for the A-10

Retired Air Force chief master sergeant and Republican candidate in Congressional District 2 Chuck Wooten recently traveled to Washington D.C. to attend a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee to support the A-10 attack fighter's continued missi…

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CD2 Watch: Wooten criticized for registering as a Republican on Tuesday

CD2 Watch: Wooten criticized for registering as a Republican on Tuesday

It has been more than more than two months since retired veteran Chuck Wooten announced he would run for Congress.

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Political stories from across the state (Friday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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CD2 Watch: Barber grills officials on A-10 in House Armed Services Committee

CD2 Watch: Barber grills officials on A-10 in House Armed Services Committee

Rep. Ron Barber  challenged US Air Force officials on Thursday, pressing them for answers on plans to retire the A-10 by 2019. 

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CD2 Watch: McSally applauds McCain for joining fight to save the A-10

Retired Air Force colonel and Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally is applauding Sen. John McCain for his recent support to save the aging A-10 fighter from being mothballed.

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McCain adds voice to effort to save aging A-10 fighter

Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.

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Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Political stories from across the state (Wednesday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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CD1/CD2 Watch: DCCC starts robocalls on Ryan budget

One of the first sets of robocalls of the political season went out this morning, a series of messages focusing on Republican candidates running in Congressional District 1 and 2.  

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CD3 Watch: Grijalva gets more Border agents

CD3 Watch: Grijalva gets more Border agents

After 4 years of pressuring the federal government to send more Customs and Border Protection agents to Southern Arizona, Rep. Raúl Grijalva finally got part what he asked for.

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Political stories from across the state (Monday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today (as well as over the weekend):

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CD1/CD2 Watch: NRCC puts out new web based ad against Barber, Kirkpatrick

CD1/CD2 Watch: NRCC puts out new web based ad against Barber, Kirkpatrick

The National Republican Congressional Committee will rely on Twitter this weekend to attack five Democrats seeking re-election. 

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Political stories from across the state (Friday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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The Arizona Daily Star's Pueblo Politics blog includes stories and related items from the Tucson and Pima County political scene written by Star reporters Becky Pallack and Joe Ferguson.

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