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In his 32 years as Pima County Sheriff, 75-year-old Clarence Dupnik has never lost an election, but that was before some controversial comments made in regards to Tucson’s Jan. 8 mass shooting and Arizona Senate Bill 1070.
When Randy Pullen was 15, he worked for the 1964 Republican presidential bid of Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater.
Joe Higgins, Republican candidate for Pima County supervisor in District 1, believes county government should cooperate with cities and towns as an ally, and not pose as an adversary.
Pima County needs a lot of work. That was the consensus of the four Republican candidates running for Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1, when they met at the Sun City Social Hall on April 17.
Four candidates running for Congress took the solemn pledge Thursday, when the Northwest Republicans hosted a debate among hopefuls in Congressional District 8.
Al Melvin and Pete Hershberger drew clear distinctions with one another Wednesday, when the two Republican Senate District 26 candidates fielded questions at a Citizens Clean Elections Commission debate.
There's an old mob term: "Going to the mattresses." It's when the mob's "soldiers" hide out in an apartment filled with mattresses for days or weeks, waiting until they're told it's time to act.
Three first-time political hopefuls are vying for two Republican nominations for the Arizona House of Representatives in District 26.
R.I.N.O. - Republican In Name Only. Flaky on the issues. More relevant, flaky on the obligation to support other members of the coalition they have chosen, particularly when holding partisan or party office. There may be examples elsewhere called DINOS.
The GOP gets tons of advice, mostly bad and from non-Republicans. Here’s what’s really happening.
After retiring from a job heading up a homebuilding company for about a decade, Scott Smith spent six years as mayor of Mesa, where he developed a reputation as a problem solver and networked well enough to be elected the president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
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.
Although the ink is barely dry on the proposed lines of Arizona's redrawn legislative districts, the new political landscape is already playing havoc with the races for the state house in the Northwest.
Republican candidates for office have been invited to a Friday, Oct. 10 luncheon indoors at Tohono Chul Park.
The Arizona Republican Party is holding an open house in its Rancho Vistoso office this Friday, June 20.
Assuming poll numbers stay where they have all year and no major event overtakes them, Republicans will not gain the 39 seats needed to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. They could. They won't.
House District 26 Republican candidates Rep. Vic Williams, Terri Proud and Wade McLean shared their views about public school funding ahead of the Aug. 24 primary election.
Four years ago at this time, Rudy Giuliani looked like a shoe-in for the GOP nod. Eight years ago, Howard Dean was riding high. I ain’t making no calls this time.
Bob Westerman, a Republican, is running for the Arizona State Senate from District 27, likely facing a long-term Democratic incumbent in a district where Democrats outnumber Republicans by more than 2-1.
Republican voters in House District 26 are choosing two nominees from among three contestants in next Tuesday’s primary.
Every election season brings complaints about "negative campaigns."
The "woe is me" wing of the GOP should note those reports of their demise were a tad premature.
No matter your party affiliation, I think we can all agree that this legislative session has been like no other in Arizona's history. And not in a good way.
The Explorer invited Republican Pima County Supervisor District 1 candidates Ann Day and Joe Higgins to submit 450 words about their candidacies. Copy appears as submitted. One of the two advances to the general election ballot on Nov. 2. There is no Democrat on the primary election ballot.
Most of the rhetoric we’ve heard from Republican Presidential candidates can be boiled down to one theme. They want to take government apart, piece by piece, and move its services over to the private sector, where their rich contributors can make a profit.