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New conservative group targets Republican 'legistraitors'

New conservative group targets Republican 'legistraitors'

A blacklist created by a former GOP state senator and a local conservative political consultant is targeting several Southern Arizona Republicans for defeat in the upcoming elections, labeling them as “legistraitors.”

June 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: What Sunnyside’s landslide recall vote means, and more politics

The results in the Sunnyside school board recall election were so unexpectedly lopsided that moments before the early results were posted, recall leader Richard Hernandez told me he thought only one board member would be voted out — Bobby Garcia.

May 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Kiehne apologizes for gun remark

Kiehne apologizes for gun remark

Arizona Congressional District 1 candidate Gary Kiehne apologized for a comment he made at a Republican primary debate in Florence on Saturday.

May 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

GOP Gov candidate Ducey hates taxes, waste, Obamacare and Texas

State Treasurer Doug Ducey came to Oro Valley on Friday, his second trip to the Tucson area this week.

May 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

NRCC's 'Young Guns' label boosts 2 Ariz. congressional candidates

The National Republican Congressional Committee put some weight behind two Arizona candidates this week as part of their “Young Guns” program.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
McSally leaves Armed Services Committee hearing to go to fundraiser (updated)

McSally leaves Armed Services Committee hearing to go to fundraiser (updated)

Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally had a front row seat to last Friday's Armed Services Committee in the House last week. At least for the first hour. 

March 17, 2014 3:08 pmLoading…

Star sues TUSD for names of other 3 superintendent finalists

The Arizona Daily Star has sued TUSD to compel the district to release the names of finalists in its search for a new superintendent.

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. lawmakers vote to increase campaign contribution limits

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to give themselves and other candidates the right to collect more money — a lot of it — from individuals and political action committees, even as they ask voters to effectively kill the option of public financing.

February 21, 2013 1:39 pmLoading…

Bill Clinton rallies for Carmona in Tempe

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to several thousands of people at a get-out-the-vote rally in Tempe for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Carmona.

October 10, 2012 10:37 pmLoading…
Images from past presidential debates

Images from past presidential debates

Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican candidate for president, speaks as Democratic candidate John F. Kennedy listens during a debate in 1960.

October 06, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…
Saucedo Mercer on Facebook: Comments about Middle Easterners not divisive

Saucedo Mercer on Facebook: Comments about Middle Easterners not divisive

Comments about Middle Eastern people were meant to refer to terrorists, Republican Congressional candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer says.

September 04, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…
Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Sen. John F. Kennedy makes his way through a crowd of supporters and journalists as he arrives in Los Angeles, July 9, 1960 for the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo)

September 01, 2012 4:26 pmLoading…
Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt, arriving on July 2, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois for Democratic national convention. The governor's son James Roosevelt stands beside him at right. (AP Photo)

September 01, 2012 4:24 pmLoading…
Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Delegates, yelling and cheering, hold their state banners high as they pass the speaker's rostrum during a tumultuous demonstration for Senator Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky at the end of his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., July 12, 1948. Sen. Barkl…

September 01, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…

Palin skips GOP convention, campaigning in Arizona

GILBERT— One well-known Republican will not be at the Republican National Convention.

August 27, 2012 10:11 amLoading…
Tribal gaming arises as issue in CD1 as officials criticize Paton (updated)

Tribal gaming arises as issue in CD1 as officials criticize Paton (updated)

Some tribal officials in eastern Arizona are criticizing Jonathan Paton today for a circle mark he made on a questionnaire -- a mark they say signifies opposition to their key industry.

August 22, 2012 1:40 pm Related Loading…
'Joe the Plumber' at Arizona fundraiser: 'Start shooting' on border

'Joe the Plumber' at Arizona fundraiser: 'Start shooting' on border

PRESCOTT — An Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign says the United States needs to build a fence at the Mexico border and "start shooting" at suspected illegal immigrants.

August 13, 2012 3:10 pmLoading…
Lisa Otondo

Lisa Otondo

Lisa Otondo

August 11, 2012 12:00 am
Candidate bio: Elaine Richardson

Candidate bio: Elaine Richardson

Elaine Richardson

August 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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