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Samantha Lachman

California Republicans Relieved Their Arizona Counterparts Lost At The Supreme Court | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California Republicans were thrilled to see Arizona Republicans lose at the Supreme Court on Monday, serving as a reminder that gerryman...

Samantha Lachman

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday that a voter-approved independent redistricting commission in Arizona is constitutional. The conse...

Samantha Lachman

Supreme Court's Upcoming Redistricting Decision Could Upend Many Other Election Laws | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- How the Supreme Court rules this year in Arizona's redistricting case could affect election laws across the country and lead to a scramb...

The Supreme Court and the Power of the People

Michael Li | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Michael Li

The Arizona Legislature argues this citizen legislation represents a violent break with the Framers' constitutional vision. But, in fact, it is Clement and the Arizona Legislature who offer the radical interpretation.

Arizona's GOP Wasn't Happy With How An Independent Commission Drew Districts, So They Sued

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Lawyers for Arizona's Republican-led state legislature argued Friday that a federal court should invalidate the congressional districts created by an ...

'Stunning': Redistricting May Upset Republican Control of Arizona Voting

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the Arizona IRC--made up of two Republicans, two Democrats, and one Independent -- approved a set of new maps that include four Congressional districts with a Republican edge, two districts that lean Democrat, and three that should be competitive.

John Celock

When You Eat Scorpions For Breakfast ... Defying Brewer, Arizona Redistricting Places Gabrielle Giffords, Ben Quayle in Competitive Districts | John Celock | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) could face a tough fight to return to Washington after Arizona approved new congressional districts Tuesday night --...

John Celock

Court's Rebuke Of Governor Slows Commissioners | John Celock | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

After a frantic November, Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission has settled into a calm December reviewing comments for final lines for the s...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Seeks To Block Redistricting Chair | John Celock | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to overturn its decision to return the state redistricting chair to office....

John Celock

Jan Brewer Recall? | John Celock | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) could become the second governor to face a recall attempt in 2012. Citizens for a Better Arizona, the group that led t...

John Celock

Jan Brewer's Groundhog Day? | John Celock | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is huddling with her inner circle in an attempt to regroup after the state Supreme Court rejected her attempt to oust the ...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Decision Overturned By Court | John Celock | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

The Arizona Supreme Court dealt Republican Gov. Jan Brewer a blow Thursday, overturning her decision to oust the chairwoman of the state's independent...

John Celock

Jan Brewer And Ousted Official Go To Court | John Celock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday afternoon over Gov. Jan Brewer's (R) decision to oust the chairwoman of the state's independent...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Seeks To Influence 2012 Elections | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has created a federal political action committee seeking to support Republican congressional candidates in the 2012 electi...

John Celock

Supreme Court Gives Jan Brewer Preliminary Win In Redistricting Case | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

The ousted head of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will remain out of office pending a court hearing next week. A state Supreme Co...

John Celock

Arizona Governor Cuts State Funds For Redistricting Attorney | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has cut state funding for an attorney representing the ousted chairwoman of the state's independent redistricting commissi...

Jordan Howard

Arizona Congressmen Lobbied State Senators To Remove Redistricting Chair | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Democrats have accused four of the state's Republican representatives of pressuring state senators to oust the state's redistric...

John Celock

Democrats Criticize Arizona Governor's Out-Of-State Travel | John Celock | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Legislative Democrats in Arizona are criticizing Gov. Jan Brewer for leaving the state shortly after calling the state Senate into special session to ...

Arizona Republicans Independent Redistricting Chairman

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-controlled Arizona State Senate voted along party lines on Tuesday evening to remove the chair of the state Independent R...

Jordan Howard

Jan Brewer Argues Arizona Redistricting Maps Too Competitive | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: The Arizona Senate voted 21-6 Tuesday to remove Colleen Coyle Mathis from her position as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting ...