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New GOP CD3 candidate attacks 'Cartel Congressman' Grijalva, claims 'intoxication' on the job

Mesa resident Steve Ronnebeck announced he is running for Arizona's CD3, calling incumbent Rep. Raúl Grijalva "the Cartel Congressman" and asserting that the Democrat is drunk at work.... Read more»1

Polak ends CD3 write-in run after 'minor heart attack'

Republican Mike Polak pulled out of the primary race in CD3 on Friday, telling supporters that he had a "minor heart attack" the day before. Polak, who's come up short in City Council and Sunnyside Governing Board races, signaled that he's not yet done with politics.... Read more»1

Guest opinion

Stone: Libertarian? Green? Nope. Just tools of the machine

I've seen a lot of Libertarian and Green Party candidates over the years. Some are even honest in their beliefs—people who care deeply about small government or green energy, for instance. But most third-party candidates these days have nothing whatsoever to do with the party they supposedly represent; far more often they're just tools of the establishment. ... Read more»2


Grijalva, Mercer to square off Tuesday night

The candidates in Southern Arizona's 3rd Congressional District will debate Tuesday night at Pima Community College, beginning at 6 p.m.... Read more»1


Gantiarabriela: Politics (and xenophobia)

Get Van Morrison on the phone – according to Gabby "I'm On the Inside Now, So Let's Lock The Door" Mercer, his "Brown Eyed Girl" was probably a Middle Eastern terrorist spy. ... Read more»3

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Grijalva discusses boycott, budget & MAS

An interview with U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, plus the Reporters' Roundtable, and Matt Russell with the Weekend Watch.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Heinz fighting uphill battle vs. Barber

Interviews with Matt Heinz, a Democratic candidate for CD2, and Stefanie Mach, Democratic candidate for state House in LD10, and Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Candidates Aguirre and Carroll interviewed

Interviews with Amanda Aguirre, a Democratic challenger in CD3, and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll, the Republican incumbent in District 4.... Read more»


Gabby Mercer tripped up by social media Darwinism

On Sunday night, Republican CD3 congressional candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer posted a snide comment on her Facebook page, comparing food stamp recipients to animals. Perhaps her "base" loved it. Others did not.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: Kozachik questions Marist College rehab

Councilman Kozachik on the city's proposed funding for the Marist College building downtown, plus sheriff candidate Mark Napier and CD3 candidate Jaime Vasquez.... Read more»

Crowe drops challenge of Grijalva, backs Aguirre

In what may well be the his first public statement since announcing that he was running against U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva in the upcoming CD3 primary, David Crowe said Thursday that he's leaving the race.... Read more»2

Doctor challenging Grijalva in CD3 race

A Tucson doctor is challenging 5-term Congressman Raúl Grijalva. J. Manuel Arreguin announced Tuesday that he's running as a Democrat in Arizona's new 3rd Congressional District.... Read more»2