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In a rematch of a razor-close 2012 congressional race, Democratic Congressman Ron Barber is in a fight for his political life against Republican challenger Martha McSally, a retired A-10 pilot who nearly beat him two years ago.
Dave Sitton died of a heart attack early Monday morning. The longtime University of Arizona broadcaster, rugby coach, and GOP Congressional District 1 candidate was 58 years old.
There is a lot of research that tells us that obesity is a growing health problem among children. Don Tringali, a retired lawyer and business executive, is doing something to combat childhood obesity by giving thousands of kids in Tucson opportunities to get involved in sports.
Early ballots in the Southern Arizona special election for Congressional District 8 will be sent out this week, with the General Election date just under a month away.
Early results show Jesse Kelly is leading Republican opponents in the Congressional District 8 primary, where candidates are running in the special election to finish former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ term.
With the backing of well-known University of Arizona basketball coach Lute Olsen, and a passion for Tucson, Dave Sitton has come on strong in the Congressional District 8 Primary Election.
After a narrow loss to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2010, Jesse Kelly is confident he still has enough pull to defeat the three Republican opponents in the Special Primary Election that is just under a week away.
On Tuesday, the Republican who will move forward to face Democrat Ron Barber in June’s General Election will be decided.
Over the last year, it’s becoming more and more alarming to see how some politicians are “serving constituents” in Congress, and the Arizona Legislature. I am not talking about the bills being passed, even though there are plenty of them that are just ridiculous. No, I am talking about behavior.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed several bills last week, some of them made sense, and others made no sense whatsoever. Of course, these kinds of decisions are becoming common for Brewer, we are sometimes excited by her decision-making, and other times we are left scratching our heads.
The four GOP candidates running April 17 in Arizona Congressional District 8, and later in the new CD2, are solid people. Hopefully, Republicans elsewhere are fielding others as impressive.
Congressional Candidate Ron Barber announced Monday that he will run for Congress in the regular 2012 election, in addition to the special election in June in which he is already a candidate in CD8.
Residents of Saddlebrooke had the opportunity to hear from the four Republican candidates running in Congressional District 8 when they gathered at the community’s Mountain View Club House on March 14.
During the SaddleBrooke Republican Club’s meeting last week, Congressional District 8 candidates Frank Antenori, left, Jesse Kelly, Martha McSally and Dave Sitton responded to questions and comments during a panel discussion.
Many of the state’s GOP Congressional candidates attended a Tea Party event in Tucson last week, where Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum appeared ahead of Tuesday’s Primary Election.
Sen. Frank Antenori today filed his nominating petitions for the Special Primary Election in Congressional District 8 to be held on April 17th.
Dave Sitton filed the official paperwork to run in the special election in Congressional District 8 to complete former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' term. Giffors resigned in January
Accompanied by a group of friends, volunteers and supporters, GOP Congressional District 8 candidate Dave Sitton filed his nominating petitions today with the Secretary of State’s downtown Tucson office.
Democrat Ron Barber is receiving bipartisan support as he campaigns in the special election to take over former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' seat.
The race to replace former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in District 8 gained another Republican candidate on Friday, with Jesse Kelly officially announcing this morning.
Pulling into campaign mode, Republican Jesse Kelly is already claiming to be the top candidate for his party in the race to replace Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in District 8.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Dave Sitton, a Tucson Conquistador, emcees the ceremony while standing on the stage with a few University of Arizona golfers. The First Tee of Tucson dedicated its new learning facility last week.