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I can already hear it: City-wide elections are bad for democracy. Conservative East Side voters are the victims of Jim Crow laws. Republicans in Tucson are disenfranchised. Tucson only votes party line. Voters only look at the party and the GOP has no hope. I say to those voices: Bite me. Read more» 9

Sam Stone and Tedski can argue politics all day — at least until somebody's mom calls.

In this week's Sandbox, local politicos Ted Prezelski and Sam Stone give the nitty-gritty on the Republican convention and anything else that crosses their minds. Will Ron Paul's followers take their ball and go home? Read more»

Brian Miller

The Pima County Republican Party threw another punch at Chairman Brian Miller on Tuesday, saying the titular head of the county party has caused "division and chaos." Read more»

Brian Miller

Brian Miller may be still the chairman of the Pima GOP, but he's without the keys to his kingdom. Or a checkbook. And the party's ordered him not to speak in public. The move effectively ends—at least for the moment—Miller's leadership of the county party, although he refuses to resign. Read more» 3

Brian Miller, who lost in the CD8 Republican primary, was elected chairman of the Pima County Republican Party on Saturday. Read more»

Brian Miller quit the race for the Republican nomination in Congressional District 8 on Wednesday night, leaving just two to battle it out in the last two weeks before the primary election. "At this point I do not have the funds to continue this race," Miller said. Read more»

Republican Jonathan Paton and U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are in a statistical dead heat in the race for the CD8 congressional seat, a poll by Paton's campaign says. But new fundraising numbers show Paton fighting an uphill battle to raise money. Read more» 3

Gabrielle Giffords reelection effort raised nearly $600,000 in the second quarter and has more than $2.2 million in the bank, the congresswoman's campaign said Wednesday. Read more»

Andy Goss pulled out of the race for the Republican nomination in Congressional District 8 on Thursday morning. Read more»

All four candidates vying for the GOP CD8 nomination focused on beating Gabrielle Giffords in their debate Thursday night. Read more»

The four Republicans competing to run against Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will square off Thursday evening at the University of Arizona. Read more»