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Congressional District 1 Update

September 12, 2007

Republican candidate for the 1st Congressional District Sydney Hay has launched her campaign website as seeks to replace the open seat vacated by Rick Renzi. Sydney’s website is a shell right now but you can certainly volunteer for her campaign or make a donation.

Bee Is Busy

September 10, 2007

Arizona Senate President Tim Bee has been busy recently and drawing some attention. Earlier this summer, Bee headed east to meet with the Republican Party leadership to discuss the possibility of a run for the 8th Congressional District seat currently occupied by Gabrielle Giffords.  Apparently, he drew quite a bit of attention here in Arizona […]

Pearce v. Flake — The Battle For The Border

September 6, 2007

  “Ladies and Gentlemen, let’s get ready to rumble!” You can almost see Don King dressed to the nines sitting along ringside cackling away at the entertainment. As was reported by the Associated Press today, State Representative Russell Pearce has announced the official formation of his Congressional Campaign Exploratory Committee seeking Arizona’s 6th Congressional District […]

Harry Is Getting Challenged — Ogsbury Update

September 6, 2007

Jim Ogsbury, candidate for Congressional District 5 against Harry Mitchell, has his website up.  He has posted his full announcement speech and his reasons why he is running.  Getting rid of Harry should be enough of a reason.

Very Excited…

September 3, 2007

The Critical Arizonan sent this announcement around privately last week but neglected to post it here.  Thanks to DSW over at the Sonoran Alliance.

This Just In…

August 23, 2007

Renzi’s not seeking reelection.  Check out my friend Greg Patterson over at Espresso Pundit for a lengthier post… Update:  Here is the link to the Arizona Republic story today.

Harry’s Getting Challenged…

August 20, 2007

It looks like freshman Democrat Congressman Harry Mitchell aka “Comb-Over” (Congressional District 5) is getting an official Republican challenger according to The Business Journal of Phoenix. Jim Ogsbury has thrown his hat into the ring, announcing that he will be seeking office against Mitchell focusing on border security and fiscal/economic conservatism.  He is no stranger to Capitol Hill with his […]

Arizona — A Sheep State?

August 16, 2007

Governor Janet Napolitano is now considering a move of the primary date from Februrary 26th to February 5th to still remain in harmony with the national parties while also joining other states like California and New York to make it a Super Dee Duper Tuesday. Janet and company are recognizing the fact that Arizona is not getting the […]

Is Renzi Close to Making a Decision?

August 15, 2007

Has anyone seen or heard from Rick Renzi? Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi (Congressional District 1) has been very quiet this past month. Renzi, under federal investigation for a land swap deal as well as another investigation whether he proposed legislation to benefit the company of his father, submitted his annual financial disclosure form on Monday […]

Is the GOP Pendulum Swinging Back?

August 10, 2007

 Our friend and Arizona GOP Chairman Randy Pullen posted on his blog an update from National Committeeman Bruce Ash on the meetings that took place recently at RNC National Headquarters. In this posting, Ash reminisces… “Having just returned from my first RNC meeting a few days ago I am even more energized than usual that […]