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City Council appeals 9th Circuit election ruling

The City Council voted Tuesday to appeal last week's ruling of a 9th Circuit panel that found Tucson's election system unconstitutional. The Council also discussed moving ahead with putting changes to elections on the ballot for voter approval.... Read more»

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What the Devil won't tell you

Despite GOP lawsuit, judge's ruling seems to favor city-wide elections

The shark has just poked his head out of the waves and watched the Pima County Republican Party sail over his head on water skis. The party that refused to mount a full-fledged campaign and has called city elections "Jim Crow" oppression now wants to sue incumbents Paul Cunningham and Shirley Scott out of a job.... Read more»9

Republicans sue to be declared Council winners

Even though they lost the city-wide vote, two of the three GOP candidates for City Council are asking a judge to declare them the winners, based on a 9th Circuit ruling that Tucson's elections are unconstitutional. Kelly Lawton and Margaret Burkholder won their East Side wards, but lost in landslides in the total vote count.... Read more»1

What the Devil won't tell you

Should GOP crow about 9th Circuit tossing Tucson elections?

Tuesday's ruling tossing out Tucson's elections is neither that shocking, nor a game changer. In fact, I'm trying to figure out what Republicans are crowing about because they haven't proven adept at the sort of all-out campaign required to win over skeptical voters. They were great at it, once.... Read more»2

Judge rules against challenge to Tucson city elections

Writing that "no court decision has determined that the same geographical unit must apply to corresponding primary and general elections," a federal judge has knocked down a challenge to Tucson's hybrid election system. ... Read more»1

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Deadline to mail ballots today

Interviews with: City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, state Sen. Steve Farley (D-LD9), Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash, Middle East expert Prof. Stephen Zunes.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Shutdown debate continues

Interviews with: Downtown Tucson Partnership CEO Michael Keith, Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, Councilman Paul Cunningham, Inside Tucson Business Editor Mark B. Evans, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Will Affordable Care lead to gov't gridlock?

Interviews with: Tucson Weekly editor Dan Gibson, Ward 2 Tucson Councilman Paul Cunningham, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash, and Ward 6 Tucson Councilman Steve Kozachik.... Read more»

Dems: RNC's Bruce Ash uses racial slur in Obama comment

Arizona's Republican National Committeeman, Tucson businessman Bruce Ash, used what opponents called out as a racial slur Thursday. In a Facebook post about President Obama, Ash said the president is "shucking and jiving" about health care reform.... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: To intervene or not in Syria?

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Plus, General John A. Wickham, Jr., former U.S. Army chief of staff sounds off on Syria.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Profiliing the Educational Enrichment Foundation

Pam Francis of the Educational Enrichment Foundation, Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson, Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma, RNC Committeeman and Chairman of RNC Rules Committee Bruce Ash, conservative talk show host Emil Franzi.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: RNC OKs Bruce Ash immigration plan

The Monday Political Face-Off features commentators Bruce Ash, a Republican National Committeeman, and Democrat Paul Eckerstrom. Also, we talked about the future of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base with General John Regni, tech adviser for national security for the Arizona Commerce Authority. Plus, Dr. Mark V. Sykes, leader of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Author of 'Glenn Ford: A Life' discusses fathers' life

Former state Sen. Frank Antenori, author Peter Ford, Republican Bruce Ash, ex-Pima County Democratic Party chairman Paul Eckerstrom, Tucson Padres GM Mike Feder.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Vail wants to convert 3 more schools to charters

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Also, activist John Kromko gave an update on his crusade to ban red-light cameras in the city of Tucson. Plus, Vail School Superintendent Calvin Baker.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Is Tucson 'Winnerville' or 'Loserville?'

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Then, we previewed the 17th annual Fathers of the Year Awards dinner to benefit Type 1 diabetes research with 2012 honoree Robert Ramirez and Max Fisher, who has the disease. Plus, an interview with Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Wildfire burns near Nogales

Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News, sat in for a vacationing Bill Buckmaster. The Political Face-Off featured Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Dan also talks about preparations for what could be a very difficult wildfire season with Green Valley Fire District Chief and President of the Arizona Fire District Association Simon Davis and Rio Rico Fire District Chief Les Caid. ... Read more»

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