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Arizona primary latest example of Club for Growth's clout

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckelThe Center for Public IntegrityAs Republicans have battled for the soul of their party in primaries across the country, the deep-pock...

In Arizona, A New 'Maverick' Looks Poised To Rise

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX — Little in Arizona cools off in the middle of August. One exception is the GOP's Senate primary election, where the wealthy businessman...

Pete Hoekstra Wants To Repeal The 17th Amendment

The Huffington Post | Alexander Becker | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

If Pete Hoekstra had his way, he wouldn't have to campaign for a seat in the Senate right now. Instead, he would simply be chosen by the state legisla...

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...

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...

Dems Claim GOP Candidate Misleading Voters

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

National Democrats are attacking a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Arizona over what they say are misleading statements he made on an Arizona publ...

THEY EAT THEIR OWN: Club For Growth PAC Accuses House Ally Of 'Personal Bitterness'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Club for Growth PAC on Friday slammed Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), who ranks number one on the conservative group's scorecard, for a...

GOP Senate Candidate Touts Foreign Lobbying Background

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

A Republican candidate for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat is touting his background as a lobbyist for Namibian companies with ties to Iran in a Faceb...

Jeff Flake Opposed Iran Sanctions Before Running For Senate

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Flake's evolution on Iran since declaring a Senate bid continued on Tuesday after the Senate voted for tougher sanctions. The Arizona Rep...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Kentucky Primary Features A 'Proxy Showdown' Between Kentucky Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

The presidential escapade continues to draw most of the media's attention these days, but there are actually some interesting downticket primaries to ...

John Celock

Senate Candidate Hit For Changing Bios

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

The Republican frontrunner for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat is finding himself under attack by Democrats for omitting from his campaign website his work...

GOP Candidate's Unusual Work Raises Questions

AP | By JERI CLAUSING | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

-- Since his first House campaign a dozen years ago, would-be Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has worked diligently to cast himself as a conservative gadfly,...

GOP Candidate's Past Could Rock Key Race

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

Since his first House campaign a dozen years ago, would-be Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has worked diligently to cast himself as a conservative gadfly, wil...

GOP Senate Candidate Toes The Birther Line

Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

Wil Cardon, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona, recently revealed that he remains skeptical about President Obama's eligibility for off...

Romney Takes Both Sides In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is supporting both candidates involved in a Republican Senate primary campaign currently being waged in Arizona. The former Massachuset...

What Richard Carmona's Senate Run Could Mean For A More Moderate Arizona

Kristian Ramos | Posted 03.31.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

In some ways Carmona's candidacy is already a success as it indicates that a state which has for to long catered to the extreme elements of both parties, may finally move back to the moderate traditions of its past.

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Deploys Heavy Hitter Surrogates

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign has executed most of its plays in the Republican primary in a way that reveal forethought and strategic planning, and the way t...

Senate Candidates Campaigning On Divisive Bill

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

It seems members of Congress up for re-election in 2012 aren't hesitating to use their stance on the payroll tax cut bill as a campaign play -- especi...

Jennifer Bendery

House Honors Slain Aide To Rep. Giffords, Briefly Remembers Bipartisanship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It only lasted for about an hour, but bipartisanship took hold in the House on Wednesday as lawmakers lined up in support of a measure t...

Take Your Pick from the Energy Subsidies Tree: Apples, Oranges, or Blossoms

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

When assessing green energy subsidies, a little history helps.

House Committee Votes To Cut Farm Subsidies

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House committee voted Tuesday to cut farm subsidies to pay for deficit reduction and other budget priorities, chipping away at the bil...

The Top Ten Good Men Politicians

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matlack

At the Good Men Project Magazine, we want to believe that there are a few good men in politics. We need to believe it. So we spent the last few months looking for them.