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Randy Parraz

Arizona's Election Promise: Record Early Latino Vote Taking on Sheriff Arpaio Just the Beginning of Historic Shift

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Outside the Maricopa County Recorder's Office, after the Citizens for a Better Arizona turned in more than 3,000 ballots collected from area voters, Parraz hailed the record turn out and predicted, "Sheriff Arpaio is going to be in for a surprise tomorrow night."

Elise Foley

'King Joe Arpaio' And Court Jesters Disrupt Maricopa County Meeting | Elise Foley | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- The nation's self-professed "Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio is pretty good at getting attention, be it through birther investigations or keep...

Joe Arpaio Called A Chicken, Still Won't Debate

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

A group working to oust Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio showed up to his office Wednesday with chickens, accusing him of being too scared to debate his opp...

Matt Sledge

Battleground Arizona: Can Latinos Turn It Into An Election 2012 Swing State For Obama? | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Someone trying to draw up a list of election 2012 battleground states would not put Arizona at the top. It's best known in political circles for notor...

Elise Foley

Joe Arpaio Opponents See Opening To Take Him Down | Elise Foley | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio held a press conference earlier this month to announce the results of an investigation far outside the realm of ...

Andrea Stone

Watch: Arizona Dragonslayer Targets Sheriff Joe Arpaio | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Arizona community organizer who led a successful recall campaign against the architect of the state's controversial immigration law ...

Immigration's Top 10 Heroes for 2012

Amy Novick | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
Amy Novick

The 2012 Immigrants' List Annual Heroes come from across the country, and work to positively impact policies on immigration. We are grateful for their work and excited to honor their achievements.

Arizona Outraged At Latest Sheriff Arpaio Fiasco, Calls For Resignation

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

An alarming new investigation just released by the AP has found that hundreds of reported sex crimes, including child molestation, have fallen through the cracks of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

Occupy Movement, Pearce Recall, Prod Arizona Democratic Party To Inch Left

Diane D'Angelo | Posted 01.26.2012 | Politics
Diane D'Angelo

There's an almost pathological self-loathing of Democratic values at play among Arizona Democratic State Committee members.

Arizona Topples Senate President Russell Pearce, SB 1070 Immigration Law Architect, in Historic Recall Vote

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

In a stunning blow to the Tea Party movement, a huge turnout in Mesa's conservative LD 18 overwhelmingly voted out Arizona's hardline State Senate President Russell Pearce in a historic recall election today.

Amanda Terkel

Arizona Dems Face Off In Tight Election | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While much national attention has been focused on the faceoff between John McCain and J.D. Hayworth in Arizona's Republican Senate primary, the little...

AZ Sen: Parraz and Glassman Mark Front Line of Democratic Culture War

Gina Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gina Cooper

Randy Parraz's boldness demarks a new front in the culture wars, a line that runs right through Arizona and between its candidates for U.S. Senate -- Parraz and Rodney Glassman.

AZ-SEN: How to Beat John McCain

Randy Parraz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Parraz

Joblessness, not immigrants, is causing unemployment. Goldman Sachs received billions in government subsidies, but isn't lending to the small businesses that are the life-blood of job creation.