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Trump Coming Apart at the Seams
Trump is totally losing it as the Russia investigation closes in.
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Source: Daily Kos



WSJ Breaks Major Trump-Russia Collusion Story
The Wall Street Journal publishes the second of two major scoops on how the Trump campaign tried to coordinate with Russian hackers during the campaign.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Speaks Truth: Obama Better Than Trump on Foreign Relations
Sen. John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, admitted that President Obama was better at conducting foreign affairs than Trump. Holly Moly! The rats are lowering the lifeboats.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Kan. Experiment Failed, Why is AZ Still Guinea Pig?
The experiment of cutting taxes and education has failed badly in Kansas, but Arizona lawmakers Sylvia Allen and her crowd are still subjecting Arizona to their failed ideology.
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Source: 538 Politics



Montana Republican Charged With Assault on Election Eve
The Republican candidate for Montana's House seat was charged with assault after physically attacking a reporter on the eve of the special election to fill the seat.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Democrat Leading for Newt's Old Seat
A new poll shows Jon Ossoff leading his Republican challenger by seven points in the race for Newt Gingrich's old House seat in suburban Atlanta. White Mountain Democrats will soon be phone banking in support of Ossoff. This is the time to stand up to Tru
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Trump's Russian Mafia Ties
There is so much going on with Trump's ties to the Russian government and Russian Mafia, it's hard to keep track. This article brings us up to date.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Trump's Fear of Russian Investigation Explained
John Marshall, publisher of Talking Points Memo, explains why Trump fears an investigation of Russian ties, even if he is innocent. P.S. He doesn't believe he is innocent.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Legend in His Own Mind: Carlyle Begay Lands Fake White House Job
Turncoat former state Senator Carlyle Begay told the world he had a White House job in the Trump administration. The White House says he doesn't work there.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Links Between Trump Associate, Russian Officials, American Mafia and Fraud
A character has surfaced with ties to Trump, Russia, the American Mafia, fraud and a Trump project that left investors with nothing.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Takes World Stage to Hit Trump Hard
Sen. John McCain went to Munich, Germany, to make a serious attack on Trump as a world leader. He pulled no punches. If this wasn't a declaration of war on Trump, he will take it that way.
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Source: Washington Post



Trump Denigrates America
So-called President Trump denigrates America, saying it is morally equivalent to murderous Russian regime.
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Source: TPM



GOPer David Brooks Bashes Trump As Annoying and Incompetent
In the weekly NPR comment, Brooks says expectations for Trump are never low enough. He says Republicans in Congress have made a Faustian bargain to go along with Trump to see what they can get, but will break with Trump as chaos builds.
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Source: NPR



Bagley Still Hopeful Of Beating Allen
Votes are still being counted. If most of the votes come from the University area of Flagstaff, Nikki could win.
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Source: Arizona Daily Star



Halloween: Wicked Witch Insults Hispanics
Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says Arizona is safe for Republicans because Hispanics "do not vote."
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Cook Upgrades O'Halleran Race
The Cook Political Report has moved Tom O'Halleran's District One race to Leans Democratic. Though Tom's chances have been solid for awhile, Cook is apparently starting to update charts to show a wave election.
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Source: Cook Political Report



Clinton Has 4-Point Lead in Arizona
Clinton has taken a four-point lead over Donald Trump in Arizona, according to the latest Arizona Republic poll.
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Source: Arizona Republic



McCain Seeks Constitutional Crisis, Vows to Block Supreme Court for 8 Years
Sen. John McCain has doubled down on his attacks on the U.S. Constitution, vowing to block the appointment of new U.S. Supreme Court justices for eight years. Democracies break down with people stop following the rules.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Clinton Invests $2 Million in Arizona Campaign
Hillary Clinton goes after Arizona in a big way with a $2 million investment.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



The Goods on McCain
Where did Trump get the idea that McCain has the dirtiest mouth in the Senate? Maybe he saw this video.
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Source: youTube



Trump Continues to Blast McCain
The internal GOP debate is struggling to take the high road. Donald Trump, angry at John McCain's decision to drop his endorsement of the pretended billionaire, says that the Arizona senator "probably the dirtiest mouth in all of the Senate."
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Trump Trashes McCain
Presidential Hopeful Donald Trump has struck back at John McCain for dropping his endorsement. Trump took credit for McCain's primary win and derides him as being "foul mouthed."
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Backs Trump in Veterans Gaffe
Loyal to a fault and beyond, John McCain has backed Donald Trump in his characterization of disabled Veterans as weak.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



OMG: Arizona Republic Endorses Clinton
The Arizona Republic (founded as the Arizona Republican) endorsed Hillary Clinton, finding Trump has a "stunning lack of human decency."
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Source: Talking Points Memo



O'Halleran Wins Debate as Babeu On Defense Over Child Abuse
Tom O'Halleran, the Democratic candidate for Arizona's 1st Congressional District, soundly defeated Paul Babeau in their first debate as the Republican spent his time on defense over child abuse allegations
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Source: Arizona Republic



Kirkpatrick, McCain Tied in New Poll
Ann Kirkpatrick is now tied with John McCain in her bid for the U.S. Senate
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Source: PPP



McCain Follows Trump Into the Bizarre
McCain sticks with Trump despite bizarre attack on parents of American soldier who was killed in action.
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Source: Kirkpatrick for Senate



Kirkpatrick Catches McCain in Fund Raising
Ann Kirkpatrick has caught up with John McCain in fund raising, gathering $1.8 million in the recent quarter.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Republican Begays Off the Ballot
Turncoat Carlyle Begay and his wife are off the ballot. Candace Begody-Begay was bounced as a candidate for the Legislature for lack of signatures and Carlyle gave up for lack of support.
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Source: Navajo Times



Ann Kirkpatrick Pulls Ahead of John McCain
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is now leading U.S. Senator John McCain in the race for Arizona's Senate seat.
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Source: Daily News Bin



McCain Troubles Deepen
Public Policy Polling shows McCain continuing to drop in the polls with only 42 percent willing to vote for the long-time Senator. His favorable rating is 30 percent, compared to 54 percent who view him unfavorably.
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Source: Public Policy Poling



Judge Strikes GOP Candidate from Ballot, Issues Sanctions
Though the law required Candace Begody-Begay to have more than 300 valid signatures to run for the Legislature, she tried to get by with only 80.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Moody's Says Trump Would Create Recession
Moody's, the financial analysis company that rates bonds for Wall Street, says Trump's plans would create a lengthy recession.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Washington Post Says Arizona Hispanics Could Defeat Trump
The Washington Post says Arizona Hispanics could defeat Donald Trump.
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Source: Washington Post



Mrs. Goldwater Appalled by Trump
Word has come down from the most respected family name in Arizona's Republican politics -- dump Trump.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Confused In Efforts to Serve Trump
John McCain no longer blames the President for the Orlando shootings, or at least he wants to clarify his position to make it sound different than Trump's ravings. Still supports Trump
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Ann Leads McCain in New Poll
Ann Kirkpatrick jumps to a two-point lead as John McCain struggles with primary opponent. Also, McCain's unconditional love for Trump and his attempts to shut down the Supreme Court are not going well with voters.
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Source: Daily Kos



Trump Hates On "Mexican" Judge Born in the U.S.
Donald Trump launches an attack on a "Mexican" judge who was born in the U.S. Hispanic heritage seems enough for Trump to hate American citizens.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



New York Times Says Arizona in Play
Trump's trouble with Hispanics could turn the state blue in the 2016 election, according to an article in the New York Times.
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Source: New York Times



Whoops! Someone Forgot to Hire a GOP Ground Game
Republicans forgot to hire a ground game in Arizona and other states. With a full complement of Democratic field staffers on hand, Arizona is set to go blue this year.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Attacks Primary Opponent for her Anti-Obamacare Position
John McCain launches attack on primary opponent for her nutty positions, including her anti-Obamacare statements. Is John beginning to see the light?
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Source: McCain Campaign email



Trump, McCain in Deep Trouble in Arizona
Both Donald Trump and John McCain are in deep trouble in Arizona. If Trump fails to win Arizona, he is done. No Republican can put together a path to victory without Arizona's 11 electoral votes.
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Source: Public Policy Poling



Non-Indian Gaming Industry Goes for Broke With Trump
The Non-Indian Gaming Industry is betting heavily on Trump.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Trump Again Blasts McCain
Trump again blasted McCain, saying it is good for his poll numbers. No response yet on whether McCain will continue to support Trump despite the fact that Trump does not respect McCain.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Admits in Private that Trump Hurts Him
Sen. John McCain of Arizona admits in private meeting that the nomination of Donald Trump will hurt him. McCain supports Trump although fellow Arizona Sen. Flake takes a pass.
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Source: Politico



McCain Boxed In As Former Top Aide Opposes Trump
John McCain is feeling a little boxed in as a former top aide said he would support Clinton over Trump. If Trump loses the TEA Party and the sane Republicans, where will his support come from ?
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Seen in Trouble by National Media
National media are beginning to write stories about McCain's problems.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Trump Endorsed by Hate Group That Targets Native Americans
Donald Trump has earned the endorsement of the Klu Klux Klan, a hate group that has traditionally targeted Native Americans. They now say they are nice people who just have an odd fashion sense. You Betcha.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Putting All of Their Nuts in One Basket
Sen. Ted Cruz announced Sen. Sylvia Allen of snowflake as one of his campaign leaders in Arizona. Will she make the pivot to Trump or encourage Republicans to stay home?
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Source: Cruz Website



McCain Fund-Raiser Busted for Meth Lab
A campaign fund-raiser and former constituent services worker for Sen. John McCain was arrested for running a meth lab. Small children were living in the house with the drug factory.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Poll Shows Arizona Going to Democrats for President
A new poll by Arizona's most respected pollster shows Arizona going to Democrats over GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. If Arizona goes into the Democratic column, it is virtually impossible for the GOP to win.
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Source: Behavior Research



McCain Bails on Republican Convention
John McCain announced today that he would not be able to attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He cited the challenge to his seat from Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, who has pulled even in the polls
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Source: Talking Points Memo



McCain Losing As Republicans Fall Out of Love
John McCain is losing support even among Republicans.
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Source: New Times



Ann Pulls Even
A new poll today shows Ann Kirkpatrick and John McCain are tied, 42-42! Sample posts/tweets: #AZSen TIED -- Kirkpatrick 42%, McCain 42% Arizonans know John McCain has changed after 33 yrs in Washington, & they want a new voice in the US Senate #A
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Source: Ann Kirkpatrick Campaign



McCain Less Popular Than Cruz
John McCain is far less popular than even Ted Cruz, and taking a further beating for his unConstitutional opposition to considering a U.S. Supreme Court nominee. Cruz is at 34% and McCain is at 26%.
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Source: Public Policy Poling



McCain Says Trump Dangerous on Security, Supports Him Anyway
Sen. John McCain says Donald Trump is dangerous on national security, but he would put his short finger on the nuclear button anyway because of party loyalty.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Editorial Boards Agree: Fill the Supreme Court Vacancy
All across the country, newspaper editorial boards agree that the Republican Senate should honor the U.S. Constitution and consider the next Supreme Court nominee.
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Source: Organizing for Action



Nikki Bagley Seeks Arizona Senate Seat
Nikki Bagley is running for the Democratic nomination for Senate. Here is her website.
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Source: Candidate website



Kirkpatrick Ad Blasts McCain for Supporting Trump
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has launched an ad criticizing John McCain for abandoning his own beliefs in unqualified support for Donald Trump's policies.
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Source: Daily Caller



Implosion of GOP Explained
Josh Marshall, publisher of Talking Points Memo, gives an excellent explanation of the current implosion of the Republican Party. It has to do with a crazy debt they have built up over the years.
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Source: TPM



Of Course he is from Arizona
Arizona lawyer wants dead justices to vote in Supreme Court cases
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Sandra Day O'Connor Supports Filling High Court Vacancy
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, an Arizonan and first woman to serve on the Supreme Court, supports President Obama following the Constitution and naming a justice to fill vacancy on the High Court. Her views are in sharp contrast to Joh
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Source: Fox 10



McCain Blasted for Hypocrisy
McCain blasted for drastic shift away from supporting U.S. Constitution.
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Source: Huffington Post



McCain Abandons Support for U.S. Constitution
U.S. Senator John McCain, long a patriot and supporter of the U.S. Constitution, has violated his oath in a desperate attempt to get TEA party votes in his difficult primary. McCain says he will help shut down the U.S. Supreme Court for a year.
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Source: Tucson Weekly



Senator Sylvia Allen's Son-In-Law Charged
The son-in-law of Senator Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, has been charged in connection with misconduct as a guard at the Navajo County Jail. Allen's efforts to land public jobs for her relatives also violates state law.
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Source: White Mountain Independent



Sylvia Allen Has Minor Melt Down
State Senator Sylvia Allen has a minor melt down after Flagstaff residents decline to buy her explanation of education cuts. Sylvia says she doesn't know where the money went, not remembering that she gave it all away in tax cuts to the wealthy.
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Source: Arizona Daily Sun



Senator Allen Wants Mandatory Church Attendance
Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, said she supports mandatory church attendance on Sundays. Though she indicated people would be able to pick the church of their choice, she apparently offers no accommodation to those who worship on Saturdays.
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Source: Arizona Capitol Times



Allen Represents Her Family In Jail Sex Scandal
When her son-in-law got in trouble for allegedly having sex with an inmate in county jail, state Senator Sylvia Allen moved quickly to change the law to protect abusers.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Nut Who Fought Obamacare, Threatened to Take Over Navajo County, Can't Pay Health Bills
Richard Mack, the right-wing anti-Obamacare nut who threatened to take over Navajo County, can't pay his medical bills. Mack said he would move to Navajo County to run for sheriff.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Veterans Leader Endorses DuVal, Unhappy with Ducey Lip Service
A leader among Arizona veterans endorses Fred DuVal for governor, and praises his plan for improving support for veterans in Arizona. He was unhappy with Ducey's refusal to talk to meet with veterans.
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Source: East Vally Tribune



Tobin Disrespects Native Americans, Again
Andy Tobin, a legend is his own polls, has again declared himself the leader of the race for the 1st Congressional District by assuming that Native Americans will not vote.
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Source: ADP



GOP Nuts Slander AZ's Most Distinguished Family
In a GOP world where lies are more important than facts, Republicans got badly burned by telling an outrageous whopper about a member of Arizona's Udall family.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Scandal-Plagued Christie To Aid Ducey
Chris Christie, the scandal-plagued governor of New Jersey, will visit Arizona to campaign for Doug Ducey. No word on whether he will visit Havasu to plan a traffic study on the London Bridge.
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Source: Huffington Post



Can Edwards Defend GOP
At long last, Diane Douglas will get her chance to defend the Republicans' massive attack on Arizona Schools. She will be debating Democratic Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction David Garcia on KAET at 5:30 on Thursday, Sept. 25.
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Source: KAET



Tobin Ducks Responsibility For Massive Education Cuts
In a debate with Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, Andy Tobin declined to take responsibility for massive cuts in state school funding. As the speaker of the Arizona House, Tobin said there was really nothing he could do but slash school funding. Kirkpatrick
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Source: Tucson.com



Newspaper Find Allen Almost as Infamous as Pearce
In Legislative District 6, the GOP chose former state Senator Sylvia Allen.

Allen has a history almost as infamous as Pearce's. She has publicly declared that the Earth is 6,000 years old, that exhaust from airplanes are "chemtrails" created by the go
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Source: New Times



GOP Debates Sterilization for Women in Families Making Under $31,000
Arizona Republicans are debating mandatory sterilization for women on Medicaid (Available for those in a family of four making less than $31,700 a year.) Russell Pearce resigned as a state GOP leader after some party members criticized his view.
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Source: Huffington Post



GOP has a Loser: Tobin gets GOP nomination
A week after the GOP primary ended, Andy Tobin was declared the Republican nominee for Arizona's 1st Congressional District. He narrowly beat Gary Kiehne, who conceded. Tobin lives in Paulden, which is outside the district.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Tobin Pays His Taxes Late
Andy Tobin, speaker of the Arizona House and candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress, believes paying taxes on time is what other people should do.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Independent candidate challenging Chester Crandell
Independent candidate Tom O'Halleran is challenging extremist Chester Crandell in the Arizona Senate race for Snowflake-Taylor-Payson-Sedona-Flagstaff seat.
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Source: Arizona Daily Sun



Congresswoman Kirkpatrick Has Good Interview with Andrea Mitchell
Ann Kirkpatrick was very effective national television interview with Andrea Mitchell.
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Source: MSNBC



McCain Most Unpopular Senator In Country
A new poll says John McCain is the most unpopular senator in the U.S., disliked by Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike. Would Arizonans prefer someone who is on America's side in an international crisis?
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Republic Criticizes Tobin, Kwasman for Fool's Errands
The state's leading newspaper, and a rock-solid guardian of Republican truth for generations, blasts 1st District GOP Congressional candidates Tobin and Kwasman for leading the Legislature on fools errands.
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Source: Arizona Republic



Unpopular, Underfunded Republicans Seek to Trick Dems into Donating
In a bizarre and dishonest strategy, Republican opponents of Ann Kirkpatrick are using fake websites in an attempt to trick Democrats into contributing to them.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



TEA Party Bosses Support Kwasman Over Tobin
Freedom Works, a big mover and shaker in TEA Party circles, has endorsed Adam Kwasman in his bid for the GOP nomination in the 1st Congressional District.

Apparently, Andy Tobin's war on women, children and education is not quite nutty enough.
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Source: The Hill



McCain Insufficiently Crazy for GOP Leaders
Maricopa County GOP leaders censured Sen. John McCain for being insufficiently fanatic about the party platform.

No room for a maverick anymore.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Former GOP Congressman Avoids Prison for Another Week
TUCSON — Former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi now has until Jan. 13 to begin serving a prison sentence for his convictions on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.
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Source: AzCentral



Former GOP Congressman Seeks To Delay Prison Term
Former GOP Rep. Renzi seeks to delay the start of his prison term.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Former Local GOP Congressman Gets 3 Years
Former Rep. Rick Renzi, who looted his insurance agency to fund a successful run for Congress, has been sentenced to three years in prison.
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Another Day, Another GOP Nut Enters Congressional Race
Kwasman supported the government shutdown and wants to raise the Social Security retirement age to balance the budget.
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Source: AzCentral



Norquist Says Tea Party Owes Apology for Shutdown
Conservative leader Grover Norquist says the Tea Party owes an apology. "They hurt the conservative movement, they hurt people’s health care, they hurt the country’s economic situation and they hurt the Republican party."
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Veteran Blasts GOP for Shutdown
A veteran who fought in six "epic battles" of World War II, demands the Republicans open the government and sharply criticizes their comments about being in an epic battle.
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Source: Washington Post



Tobin Supports Shutdown; Kiehne, Kwasman Clueless
One potential Republican candidate for Arizona's 1st Congressional District, Andy Tobin, supports the government shutdown while Gary Kiehne and Adam Kwasman still have their fingers in the wind. Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick supports funding the governm
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Source: dccc



In Crazed Rant, Rep. Barton Seeks Confrontation With Parks Workers
In a crazed rant comparing Obama with Hitler, Rep. Barton called upon "constitutional sheriffs" to clash with employees of the National Parks Service. If the tea party wanted the government shutdown, why does it surprise them the government is closed down
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Source: Talking Points Memo



Arizona Doctors Explain Obamacare
Two doctors from Flagstaff explained Obamacare to more than 50 people at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Hall. (Subscription Required.)
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Source: White Mountain Independent



Legislature Ensures More Environmental Damage
Phoenix, Ariz. – The 51st Arizona Legislature adjourned on the 151st day of the Legislative session, but not before it had passed legislation to put at risk health and safety; public lands, wildlife habitat, and cultural resources; and constitutional righ
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Source: Sierra Club



Walgreens To Promote Obamacare
Walgreens, along with Blue Cross, will promote Obamacare, informing users of new benefits of the program which will start to become available in October
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Source: TPM



TEA Party Popularity at Minus 22 %
The TEA Party movement has run its course with a net popularity of minus 22 percent, even in previously Republican Congressional districts. It should be a good election cycle for Democrats to make gains and take back the House
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Source: Democracy Corps



Supreme Court Throws Out GOP Voter Suppression
The U.S. Supreme Court has thrown out an Arizona law manufactured by Republicans designed to prevent minorities from registering to vote. The law required ID to register.
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Source: CNN



Brewer's Proposed Medicaid Expansion Widens Rift in GOP
Republican Governor Jan Brewer's attempt to widen Medicaid coverage in Arizona is causing a rift among GOP hardliners opposed to the Affordable Care Act.
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Source: Huffington Post



Obama
The President’s plan includes:

1.Closing background check loopholes to keep guns out of dangerous hands

2.Banning military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and taking other common sense steps

3.Making schools safer
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Source: BarackObama.com



Carmona Comes Within 68,000 Votes
Rich Carmona came within 68,000 votes of Jeff Flake in the U.S. Senate race when most votes were finally counted.
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Source: Arizona Secretary of State



Purple State Poll Shows Arizona in Play for Obama
Ok, so when I saw Purple Strategies new swing states polls come across the ticker I closed my eyes and braced myself. PS is a consulting group headed by Lannie Davis and Michael Steele ........ ugh, you say! Yes, these guys are unctious cretins but th
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Source: Daily Kos



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