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Richard Carmona

Education Key for Latino Families

Dr. Richard Carmona | Posted 01.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Dr. Richard Carmona

My mom gave everything to make sure her kids got an education. That's what is great about this country -- that one person's drive to make sure their kids live a better life can impact every generation to come.

Clinton Gives Dem Candidates A Shot In The Arm

RealClearPolitics | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

With just days remaining in a tight race that could determine control of the U.S. Senate, North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp was seeking a final sho...

Elise Foley

Ousting Arpaio: Arizona Democrats Blueprint 'Team Awesome' With Local Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- About a year and a half ago, a firefighter named Danny Valenzuela decided to run for Phoenix City Council. He went to Grand Canyon Universi...

Richard Carmona Ad Features John McCain, Jon Kyl

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Democrats are coming out with a new ad in the Arizona Senate race that may make Republicans uncomfortable: It features Arizona's two GOP senators prai...

Remedial Women's Studies: The 2012 Republican Party

Margie Omero | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Margie Omero

Think this year's political focus on women's issues is just some overblown hype fueled by a few rogue Akins and Mourdocks? Think again. I sorted through binders full of Republican candidates, and found a real pattern.

John Celock

GOP Senate Candidate's Attendance Criticized

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

The Republican candidate for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Jeff Flake, has a poor attendance record at congressional committee meetings and hearing...

Jason Linkins

Winning On Semantics, Missing The Point: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 19

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

One final note on this: we were a little dumbstruck by the number of people who commented that Obama had managed to definitively parry the issue or put Libya to bed. No, no! It really is more than what phrases were used in certain speeches, we're afraid. There is a whole debate coming on Monday, exclusively about foreign policy. That debate's moderator, Bob Schieffer, is absolutely going to want to earn his stripes. He will absolutely re-raise the question. If he doesn't he will be pilloried. So the matter has not been put to bed. Hopefully, Schieffer will manage to steer the discussion to more substantive grounds.

Elise Foley

Richard Carmona Accuses Jeff Flake Of 'Picking On' Veterans

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Arizona Democratic senate candidate Richard Carmona hit back against opponent Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on Thursday, responding to ...

Bill Clinton Campaigns For Richard Carmona In Arizona, As Polls Show Race Tightening (VIDEO)

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Despite Arizona's reputation as a stalwartly red state, with a capital "R," Democrats are hoping to take back one of the state's U.S. Senate seats in ...

Fight Over Anger Allegations Heats Up In Arizona Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), running for a U.S. Senate seat, released an ad earlier on Thursday that attacks Democratic opponent Richard Carmona for all...

Elise Foley

GOP Senate Candidate's Ad Accuses Opponent Of Anger Toward Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Jeff Flake, a congressman and the Republican candidate for Senate from Arizona, released an ad on Thursday accusing Democratic opponent Richard Carmon...

Elise Foley

GOP Senate Candidate Promises Not To Sign Tax Pledge He Already Signed

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican congressman running for U.S. Senate, said Wednesday he had not and would not sign the no-tax pledge from Grover Norq...

Dem With 'Great Resume' Could Shift Senate

Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

By KEVIN FREKING, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Arizona voters have seen Richard Carmona in combat fatigues, in a surgeon's mask and gown, wi...

Claire McCaskill Posts Big Number After Todd Akin's Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill posted a massive fundraising haul of $5.8 million for the third quarter of the year, further evidence of the political ...

National Democrats Pour Money Into Arizona Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Senate race in Arizona is heating up, with Democrats increasingly optimistic that Richard Carmona can beat Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.). The lat...

2012 COUNTDOWN: A GOP Senate Is Slip-Sliding Away

Howard Fineman | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

You couldn't make up the impressive biography of Richard Carmona of Tucson, Ariz. Hollywood would never buy it. But Carmona is real -- and one reason why Republicans are losing what once looked like a good shot at retaking the U.S. Senate.

National Veterans Group Targets Republican

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Jeff Flake, is being targeted by a national progressive veterans group following a Democra...

McCain Weighs In On Senate Battle

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

A new ad by Arizona Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Richard Carmona touting his veteran's experience and calling his opponent, Rep. Jeff Flake (R), a "...

Republican Offers Up Medicare For More Cuts

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Jeff Flake, is being criticized in a new web ad for suggesting that Medicare be cut i...

GOP Candidate Makes Bizarre Call

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate in Arizona told party activists late last week that he is in favor of repealing the direct election of U.S. senators. ...

GOP Lawmaker Hints Opposition To Popular Law

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

A Republican candidate for Arizona's open Senate seat hinted that he opposes the pre-existing condition portion of the Affordable Care Act during a fo...

Palin Throws Support Behind Jeff Flake

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin threw her support behind GOP Rep. Jeff Flake, who faces a tough primary against businessman Wil Cardon in the U.S. Sena...

'When Was The Last Time You Had To Show Papers?'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Former Arizona Republican Party spokesman Shane Wikfors had a question on Twitter Wednesday for Alexis Tameron, campaign manager for Democratic Senate...

Democratic Senate Candidate Helps Injured GOP Tracker

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

Partisan differences were put aside on Wednesday, when an Arizona Democratic Senate candidate treated the injury of a young Republican operative. L...

John Celock

Earmark Opponent's Letters Found

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

One of Congress' leading opponents of earmarks has a history of writing letters to federal agencies highlighting projects in his district seeking fede...