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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.
Gabby Giffords will achieve an important milestone on her road to recovery this week, sky-diving to mark three years since the Tucson, Ariz. shooting that injured her.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband and former astronaut Mark Kelly, have been chosen as the Grand Marshals for the 88th Tucson Rodeo Parade. They are honored for their community service to southern Arizona and the nation.
U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords tours the Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center and the rest of the Community Food Bank with food bank CEO Bill Carnegie as her last act as a congresswoman in Tucson before her resignation in Janurary. Her aide, Ron Barber, won her seat in a special election, and then went on to win a full term, defeating Republican Martha McSally in November.
Less than a week after being sworn into office, Rep. Ron Barber will follow in the footsteps of his former boss, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today was sworn into office, one week after he was elected to represent Arizona's 8th Congressional District.
Jesse Kelly said he will not be running in Congressional District 2, setting up a showdown between newly-elected Ron Barber and political newcomer Martha McSally.
Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a public appearance on behalf of Democratic Congressional District 8 candidate Ron Barber on Saturday at the Rialto Theater. The duo, along with Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly, promoted a “Get Out the Vote” concert, which featured Kevin Pakulis, Salvador Duran, Sergio Mendoza y La Orkest, and special appearances from Joey Burns and Jacob Valenzuela of the band Calexico.
As early ballots were counted and GOP candidate Jesse Kelly lost his early lead in the special Congressional District 8 race, the Republican said the voters have spoken and he respects that.
With the special election for Congressional District 8 just days away, early voting may prove to be the decider in the race to finish former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ term.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will join Ron Barber, her former aide, at a concert to get out the vote for the June 12 CD8 special election next week.
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.
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.
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.
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
The field of candidates is getting crowed in the special election for Congressional District 8, with Republican John Lervold announcing his candidacy.
The race to replace former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in District 8 gained another Republican candidate on Friday, with Jesse Kelly officially announcing this morning.
Frank Antenori, a state senator in District 30, became the first official candidate to announce his intentions to run in the Congressional District 8 special election.
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.
Mark Kelly addressed Gabrielle Giffords' decision to officially resign from Congress in a video conference on Jan. 25. According to Kelly, the decision, which he said was a tough one for his wife, was made over the last month.
Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer has officially received Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' resignation letter, and now has 72 hours to make a decision on when to hold a special election to fill Southern Arizona's District 8 seat.
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has officially submitted her letter of resignation to House Speaker John Boehner and Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer.