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Douglas recall campaign faces critics, sheer numbers

If volunteers succeed in getting 366,128 signatures by Dec. 30, there will be a statewide recall election in which other candidates can take on state schools chief Diane Douglas. While many petition drives use paid petition circulators, the grass-roots effort is relying on volunteers.... Read more»

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Monitor order for Sheriff Arpaio draws criticism

After a federal judge ordered that a monitor guard against racial profiling by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, a handful of demonstrators showed up in Phoenix on Thursday to fill out a tongue-in-cheek application to “babysit” Sheriff Joe Arpaio.... Read more»

Az Democratic senator wants feds to monitor three GOP election bills

A Democratic lawmaker is calling upon the U.S. Department of Justice to monitor three election-related bills being considered by the Legislature.... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Pearce recall heats up

Randy Parraz provides an update on the efforts to recall Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce. ... Read more»

Kelly beats Paton in CD8, Glassman wins Dem Senate primary

Updated Aug. 31, 7:15 p.m. Horne wins GOP AG race, has 892 vote lead. Kelly beats Paton, Glassman wins Dem Senate race. Sen. McCain and Gov. Brewer beat back primary challenges. Rookie McClung wins CD 7 primary.... Read more»3

Comic: Politics

Meet the Independents

It's Election Day! Get thee to a polling station!... Read more»

Comic: Politics

Periodic Table of Democratic Candidates

As the clock winds down toward the U.S. Senate primary elections, a Republican knock-down, drag-out brawl is being balanced by a Democratic light flyweight slapfest.... Read more»1

44% of Democrats still undecided in Senate primary

44 percent of Democrats still haven't decided who should run for the U.S. Senate, according to a new poll commissioned by Randy Parraz. The labor organizer called the race "a virtual dead heat," noting that he is nearly tied with Rodney Glassman with 17 percent to the former Tucson city councilman's 20 percent.... Read more»1

McCain tops Glassman in Rasmussen poll

Incumbent Sen. John McCain leads former Tucson city councilman Rodney Glassman in a new survey by conservative pollster Rasmussen Reports.... Read more»9

Half of Az Democrats undecided on Senate candidate

The primary race to decide the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate hasn't changed much in the past month, a new poll says. 47 percent of "likely voters" are undecided, up from 46 percent a month ago.... Read more»

Democratic Senate candidates square off Friday

The four candidates - Rodney Glassman, John Dougherty, Cathy Eden and Randy Parraz - running in Arizona's Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate will debate Friday night.... Read more»

Million-dollar man: Glassman fundraising report

Rodney Glassman, who's seeking the Democratic nomination for Senate, reported that his campaign has raised more than $1 million.... Read more»2

Democratic Senate debates set; Glassman agrees to 2 of 3

The candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate have agreed to a series of primary debates around the state. John Dougherty, Randy Parraz and Cathy Eden have agreed to participate in the debates, while Rodney Glassman will appear in two.... Read more»

46% of Democrats undecided on Senate candidate

46 percent of likely voters in Arizona's Democratic primary haven't made up their minds on a candidate yet, according to a new poll.... Read more»

Guest opinion

One month after SB 1070, change seen in Arizona

Opinion: One month ago, Gov. Jan Brewer signed the draconian bill SB 1070 into law, legalizing racial profiling. In that month, Arizona changed.... Read more»8

Glassman campaign banks $500k

Rodney Glassman announced Tuesday that he has raised more than $500,000 for his U.S. Senate campaign in the three weeks since he declared his candidacy. The fine print: half of that sum is from Glassman's own wallet. ... Read more»

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