Blue Wave! New Arizona Poll Shows Democrats Ahead by 7 Points

A new article in POLITICO asks: Is this the year Arizona finally turns blue?

Based on polling data, it appears that the answer is finally “yes.”  A new POLITICO/AARP poll shows Democrats ahead by 7 percentage points in generic ballots in both the governor’s and Senate races. read more

New Democratic Coalition Means Doom For Republicans

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.” read more

Republican Win in Arizona Will Not Stop the Blue Wave

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. read more

Arizona Senate Shocker As Democrat Leads All 3 GOP Candidates

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.” read more

Arizona’s Top Newspaper Says Arpaio Pardon Is Proof That Trump Supports Institutional Racism

"The pardon was a sign of pure contempt for every American who believes in justice, human dignity and the rule of law."

John McCain Lays Into Lawless Trump’s Pardon Of Bigot Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

"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."

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Ban on Ballot Harvesting

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.” read more

Trump Ally Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Facing Federal Criminal Contempt Charges

“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.”

Trump Continues To Lose Support As New Poll Shows Kansas In Play For Hillary Clinton

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In a state Mitt Romney won by 22 points, Clinton and Trump are in a tight race.

Southern Poverty Law Center Warns of More Insurrection to Come

Nobody did anything about Cliven Bundy's armed insurrection, so it hardly comes as a surprise that his son Ammon should up the stakes

Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Raul Grijalva Becomes First Congressman To Endorse Sanders

Arizona Congressmen Raul Grijalva (AZ-3) plans to announce his endorsement of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for President on Friday.

Nervous Republicans Worry That Trump Will Give Democrats The White House And Senate

Strategists fear Trump could badly lose a general election campaign, dragging a lot of Republican Senate candidates down with him.

Tea Party Insurgent Kelli Ward Leads John McCain In Arizona GOP Senate Race Poll

A Kelli Ward victory over McCain would increase the odds for Democrat Rep. Kirkpatrick to win the general election and become US Senator.

Threat Of Violent Revolution If Anti-Immigration Candidate Donald Trump Is Not Elected In 2016

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 Appear Politically Tone Deaf To Black Lives Matter Protest In Phoenix

Sanders and O'Malley both failed to address the "Black lives matter" protesters in a substantive or even symbolically meaningful way.

Donald Trump in Phoenix is All About Jingoism and Self Love

In a stark contrast with Bernie Sanders' appearances, Trump was less interested in the issues than in convoluted stories and justifications for his behavior.

Biker Thugs Converge On Arizona Mosque Armed Looking For War

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.

Republican Map Shrinking As Hillary Clinton Puts Red State Arizona In Play

A Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released on May 6th finds Hillary Clinton is competitive in the traditional red state of Arizona.

Hobby Lobby Ruling Opened Floodgates For Indiana Discrimination Law

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.

Boycott In Full Swing As CT Gov. Malloy Moves To Ban State Sponsored Travel To Indiana

"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."