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El Chisme: How could you let this happen?

As early ballots go out, some candidates seem to be fumbling in a panic. Plus, accurate quotations aren't child's play; KVOA's new motto: More than 2 weeks late, less than half the story; Cunninghams poised to sting Bee; & more actually factual tidbits, gossip, rumors & alternative truths about politics in Tucson.... Read more»

McCain & McSally win, incumbents lead Pima Supes races

U.S. Sen. John McCain had an relatively easy re-election win Tuesday, while Democrats pushed toward a closer margin in the Legislature. In closely watched Board of Supervisors races, incumbent Sharon Bronson was beating GOP challenger Kim DeMarco, while Republican Ally Miller narrowly led challenger Brian Bickel.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Ally Miller's lack of discipline exposes taxpayers, undermines GOP

Ally Miller is about to be sued over handling records, but this time her lack of compliance could cost the county (taxpayers: you) cash. While a vanishing Facebook comment could be worth $75,000, what Miller's inability to pick her battles has really cost is the Tea Party's chance to completely take over the Pima County Board of Supervisors. ... Read more»2

Sharon Bronson debates Kim DeMarco in pivotal Pima supervisors race

The Pima County Board of Supervisors could switch from a Democratic to a Republican majority, depending on the race between incumbent Sharon Bronson and GOP challenger Kim DeMarco in the Nov. 8 election. Read their answers to some important questions.... Read more»1

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What revolution? Primary is good news for Bronson

Staunch conservatives taking control of the liberal Pima County government looked doable. Then votes got counted Tuesday. The big winner of the primary election would seem to be (right now ... hedge, hedge) Sharon Bronson. If the Tea Party/Trump revolution is coming, it may be bypassing us.... Read more»1

Bronson confirms run for 6th term on Supes

To nobody's surprise, the longest serving member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors wants to stick around. Sharon Bronson said Tuesday that she will seek another term in office from District 3.... Read more»

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We could use another fight out of Sugar Ray

Ray Carroll was always at his best and most endearing in the fight rather than outside of it. Sugar Ray was a boxer growing up, and it showed in how he did the job when he was doing it the way it should be done — from his steadfast resolve against sales taxes to his early defense of MLK's legacy and desert conservation.... Read more»2