Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu announced on Friday that he is abandoning his bid for a seat in Congress and will be running for reelection as sheriff. Here is the first three paragraphs from an email to supporters. First, let me say how much your friendship and support means to me. When I announced my [...]
In a stunning development in the AZ-04 race, the Club for Growth PAC has endorsed Arizona State Senator Ron Gould. The Lake Havasu City conservative has a strong record on spending and limited government but lacked the funding to be competitive against current AZ-01 Congressman Paul Gosar and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu. The Club’s [...]
We are hearing reports that current Speaker of the AZ House, Andy Tobin, and State Senator Rick Murphy are each seriously considering getting into the race for Congress in the new Arizona 4th District, aka River District. The race was shaping up to be Sheriff Paul Babeu’s to lose until recent news of his personal [...]
East Valley Congressional candidate Travis Grantham (R) has adjusted his sights from the new CD 5 (Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek) to the newly created CD 9 (Phoenix, Tempe, west Chandler). Kyrsten Sinema (D) resigned from the state senate earlier this month to pursue the CD 9 seat. Few other Republicans have shown interest in District [...]
Radio host and Constitutional Law professor Hugh Hewitt will be in the Phoenix area this Friday for a fundraiser. Speaker Andy Tobin and Hewitt are headlining an event for 4 conservative AZ reps; Steve Montenegro, Tom Forese, Ted Vogt, and Amanda Reeve. This special event will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm on [...]
The Arizona Congressional delegation split their votes Wednesday night on the Defense Authorization Act. The bill contains a controversial provision that allows the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens while they are in this country. Arizona representatives did not split their votes along party lines. Congressmen Jeff Flake (R), Paul Gosar (R), Raul Grijalva (D), and [...]
Lee Enterprises, owner of the Arizona Daily Star, announced on Friday that it is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection. Read the news coverage here and at this link.
The redistricting commission chose a map for the new legislative districts today. Click here to see the details. Click here for a breakdown of the voter registration numbers.
Governor Jan Brewer criticized the Arizona redistricting map selected by the IRC on Monday. She stated, “The IRC proposal is simply gerrymandering at its worst.” We also received press releases from the offices of Rep. Franks and Rep. Gosar (note to the press offices of Quayle, Schweikert, and Flake, our e-mail is email@example.com.) Click here [...]
The Tucson Tea Party is sponsoring a Town Hall tonight on the Obama Administration program known as Fast and Furious. Under the program, the ATF facilitated the sale and movement of guns to drug cartels in Mexico. Congressman Paul Gosar and Sheriff Paul Babeu are scheduled to speak. The event will take place at CDO [...]