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Barber will hold first 'Congress on Corner' at Grant Rd. Safeway

Barber will hold first 'Congress on Corner' at Grant Rd. Safeway

Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., was joined by his wife, Nancy, left, during a ceremonial swearing-in to complete the term of Gabrielle Giffords on Tuesday.

June 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Barber will hold first 'Congress on Corner' at Grant Rd. Safeway

Barber will hold first 'Congress on Corner' at Grant Rd. Safeway

Newly elected U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will host his first "Congress on Your Corner" event this weekend at a Tucson Safeway - but not the same store where he was nearly killed during a similar event in January 2011.

June 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
McSally rep quits amid 'advice' flap

McSally rep quits amid 'advice' flap

The campaign spokesman for Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally is out after he reportedly offered campaign advice to a staffer of Democrat Ron Barber.

June 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Barber wins

Barber wins

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joins hands with Ron Barber, the man who will assume the congressional seat she vacated. Barber defeated Jesse Kelly in the Congressional District 8 race. Barber's wife, Nancy, left, was among those gathered at the University Marriott on Tuesday night.

June 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Barber wins

Barber wins

Earlier Tuesday, Ron Barber entered his voting location at St. Cyril's Catholic Church, joined by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly. Barber formerly worked for Giffords.

June 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Jesse Kelly ends run for Congress

Jesse Kelly ends run for Congress

Jesse Kelly speaks to supporters gathered at the Viscount Suites, where he acknowledged his electoral loss. It was his second bid for the Congressional District 8 seat. His wife, Aubrey, was behind him during his concession speech Tuesday night.

June 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Special election is today for Giffords' former seat

Special election is today for Giffords' former seat

Today is election day in Congressional District 8 to pick the person to complete the term of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Three candidates are vying for the seat: Republican Jesse Kelly, Democrat Ron Barber and Green Party candidate Charlie Manolakis.

June 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Special election is today for Giffords' former seat

Special election is today for Giffords' former seat

Today is election day in Congressional District 8 to pick the person to complete the term of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Three candidates are vying for the seat: Republican Jesse Kelly, Democrat Ron Barber and Green Party candidate Charlie Manolakis.

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What you need to know to vote in Tues. CD8 election

Tuesday is election day in the Congressional District 8 special election to complete the term of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

June 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

147,000 CD8 votes already submitted

Two-thirds of the early ballots sent out in the Congressional District 8 special election have already been returned with election day still four days away.

June 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
CD8: Pac uses old pic of Kelly with gun

CD8: Pac uses old pic of Kelly with gun

(Updated with comment from Jesse Kelly's spokesman)

June 08, 2012 12:11 pmLoading…
Another 8 questions for CD8 candidates

Another 8 questions for CD8 candidates

The May 23 Congressional District 8 candidate debate hosted by the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Jewish Community Center provided voters - whether watching live or listening on the radio - a lot of good insights into who the candidates are and what they stand for.

June 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Don't hand your CD8 election ballot to a stranger, Pima warns

If you're still holding on to an early ballot, beware of bogus ballot collectors.

June 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

CD8 spending tops $3M as race enters final days

The Congressional District 8 special election has become the big-money race everyone expected - and the big spenders have been Democrat Ron Barber and the National Republican Congressional Committee.

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CD8 early ballots breaking records

CD8 early ballots breaking records

More than half of all early ballots sent out in Southern Arizona's special election have already been returned - with nearly two weeks still to go until election day.

May 31, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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GOP's voter registration in CD8 widens

Republicans have an even bigger voter registration advantage in Congressional District 8 than they had two years ago, when GOP candidate Jesse Kelly narrowly lost to Democrat Gabrielle Giffords, according to figures released by the secretary of state Friday.

May 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Deluged by criticism, Barber confirms he supports Obama

Deluged by criticism, Barber confirms he supports Obama

Ducked a question during the debate because, staff says, his opponent is trying to make race about Obama.

May 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Kelly endorsed a 2nd time by anti-immigration group

Kelly endorsed a 2nd time by anti-immigration group

Candidate's campaign says it wasn't aware of anti-immigration group's endorsement

May 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Kelly endorsed a 2nd time by anti-immigration group

Kelly endorsed a 2nd time by anti-immigration group

Republican Jesse Kelly is under fire from Democrats about an endorsement from an anti-immigration organization some say is an "nativist extremist" group.

May 25, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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