The results in Arizona’s special congressional election were a wake-up call for Republicans who have been used to hitting the snooze button in recent years.
An Arizona GOP polling expert, Mike Noble, said: “Republicans shouldn’t be hitting the alarm, they should be slamming it. This district isn’t supposed to be competitive, and so to see this margin, especially with the Republicans pouring in resources here — again, it’s a tough year.”
Many Democrats were disappointed last night when a Republican won the congressional special election in Arizona’s 8th district, but they shouldn’t be. In many ways the voting results favor Democrats, both locally and nationally.
On Monday, we reported that a poll found that “the Arizona House special election between Democrat Dr. Hiral Tipirneni and her Republican opponent Debbie Lesko is in a statistical tie, with the Democrat holding a 1 point lead in a district that Trump carried by 21 points.”
"The pardon was a sign of pure contempt for every American who believes in justice, human dignity and the rule of law."
"The President has the authority to make this pardon, but doing so at this time undermines his claim for the respect of rule of law as Mr. Arpaio has shown no remorse for his actions."
On Saturday morning, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s ruling involving an Arizona law, H.B. 2023, that bans “ballot harvesting” by making it “a felony for anyone other than election officials, mail carriers, family members, or caregivers to collect early voting ballots.”
“There is also probable cause to believe that many, if not all, of the statements were made to obstruct any inquiry into their further wrongdoing or negligence.”
In a state Mitt Romney won by 22 points, Clinton and Trump are in a tight race.
Nobody did anything about Cliven Bundy's armed insurrection, so it hardly comes as a surprise that his son Ammon should up the stakes
Arizona Congressmen Raul Grijalva (AZ-3) plans to announce his endorsement of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for President on Friday.
Strategists fear Trump could badly lose a general election campaign, dragging a lot of Republican Senate candidates down with him.
A Kelli Ward victory over McCain would increase the odds for Democrat Rep. Kirkpatrick to win the general election and become US Senator.
Larry Klayman is a perpetually angry white man upset about what his pea-brain imagines is "the growing tyranny" of the Obama Administration
Sanders and O'Malley both failed to address the "Black lives matter" protesters in a substantive or even symbolically meaningful way.
In a stark contrast with Bernie Sanders' appearances, Trump was less interested in the issues than in convoluted stories and justifications for his behavior.
But now, the Texas-size extremism is spreading to Arizona and it includes Texas-style armed biker thugs, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Muslim sentiments that set Texas apart as right-wing extremist central.
A Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released on May 6th finds Hillary Clinton is competitive in the traditional red state of Arizona.
Americans are witnessing the profound and dangerous impact of the High Court's Hobby Lobby decision to dismantle the 1st Amendment's religious clauses and exempt religious devotee's from adhering to state and federal laws.
"When new laws turn back the clock on progress, we can't sit idly by. We are sending a message that discrimination won't be tolerated."