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Pima County Democrats nominated three candidates to fill an empty seat in the state House of Representatives at a meeting Saturday. The Board of Supervisors will pick from among Anabelle Nuñez, Demion Clinco and Miguel Cuevas in a vote scheduled for Tuesday. Read more»

Working to fill the latest open seat in a legislative game of musical chairs, Pima County Democrats will meet Saturday to pick three candidates to fill an empty seat in the state House of Representatives. Read more»


Southern Arizona state Sen. Linda Lopez is set to resign from the Legislature next month, Democratic Party sources have confirmed. Lopez, first elected in 2000, moved up to the Arizona Senate in 2008. She resigned a leadership post in October, saying a new job with the Easter Seals Blake Foundation placed new demands on her time. Read more»

Interviews with civic leader Pat Darcy, Tucson Hispanic Chamber CEO Lea Marquez Peterson, Tucsoncitizen.com sportswriter Anthony Gimino, Inside Tucson Business Editor Mark B. Evans, and state Sen. Linda Lopez. Read more»

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»

Attorney John Munger, state Sen. Linda Lopez, Tucsoncitizen.com administrator Mark B. Evans, former Pima County Democratic Party chairman Paul Eckerstrom Read more»

Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson, GOP state Rep. Ethan Orr, Democratic state Sen. Linda Lopez, former state Sen. Frank Antenori, plus Tucson Padres GM Mike Feder, and AEA President Andrew Morrill. Read more»

Interviewss with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham, Democrat state Sen. Linda Lopez of Tucson, and activist John Kromko described his effort to ban red light cameras in Tucson. Read more»

Interviews with Rep. Bruce Wheeler D-LD28, Sen. Linda Lopez D-LD2, Sen. Steve Farley D-LD9, Ben Buehler-Garcia Ward 3 Tucson City Council Candidate, Reporter Ben Giles Arizona Capitol Times, Jesse Lugo Civic Leader, Middle East Expert Prof. Stephen Zunes Read more»

Interviews with Sen. Linda Lopez, Dr. Keith Boesen of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Arizona and Dan Turrentine of the Letter Carriers Association, plus Councilman Paul Cunningham Read more»

The Monday Political Face-Off features John Munger and Vince Rabago. Also, a conversation with Rev. Robert Ned of the Prince Chapel AME Church. Plus, an interview with Senator Linda Lopez, assistant minority leader in the state Senate. Read more»

State Sen. Linda Lopez, D-Tucson, speaks at a news conference at which she and advocates called for limiting the size of ammunition clips and other steps aimed at reducing gun violence.

Democratic state senator Linda Lopez called Thursday for Arizona to ban ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds, saying they enable rampages like the ones in Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo., and her hometown of Tucson. Read more»

Tucsoncitizen.com administrator Mark B. Evans, Tucsonsentinel.com's Dylan Smith, state Sen. Linda Lopez and Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham reflect on the Jan. 8 anniversary and the political prospects for gun control. Read more»

Interviews with broadcaster Dave Sitton; Mark B. Evans Tucsoncitizen.com administrator; TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone; state House Speaker Rep. Andy Tobin and state Sen. Linda Lopez Read more»

Brewer in January 2012.

For those whose role can involve fundraising and who would seem to have more than a passing interest in the outcome of the presidential campaign, few of Arizona’s state and federal elected leaders had made personal campaign contributions to Mitt Romney or Barack Obama Read more»

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