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What the Devil won't tell you

Goldwater's first principles could be GOP's way back to relevance in Tucson politics

I can't help it. I keep coming back to the local GOP's failure in city elections — and Barry Goldwater's musings in my direction about liberalism seem relevant to the Republican cause. What on earth is a conservative in Tucson these days? ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

GOP Council candidates need to up fundraising ahead of looming deadline

The GOP aspirants have $16,715 cash on hand. Which ones? All of them. Together. Lawton, challenging Cunningham in Ward 2, has $7,962 in the bank. Burkholder, vying for Scott's Ward 4 seat, has $4,559. Hunt, pursuing Romero's seat in Ward 1, is sitting on $4,194. At this rate, they'll be fierce contenders by 2019.... Read more»2

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Tucson residents consider free gun program

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Paul Eckerstrom and John Munger. Also, an interview with Shaun McClusky on the launch of a free gun program in high-crime Tucson neighborhoods. Plus, Jose Ocano, the new volunteer coordinator for Pima Animal Care Center.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Prop. 409: Tucson's road-repair measure

The Monday Political Face-Off features commentators Paul Eckerstrom and Bruce Ash. Then, the debate on Proposition 409, the city of Tucson's road repair measure. Shaun McClusky speaks against and Bruce Burke speaks for the measure. ... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: 'No' on Prop. 409 gears up

Interviews with Shaun McClusky, organizer of a "No on Prop. 409" campaign, plus developer Richard Studwell and Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Lizzie Bell has found a donor, still needs your help

Interviews with Shaun McClusky, Cathy Bell, Elaine Richardson, and Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: McClusky & Knipe guest host

Shaun McClusky, a Republican who tried to run for mayor, and Luke Knipe, a blogger at PocoBravo.com and a Democratic activist, guest host.... Read more»

Police evict Occupy Tucson from downtown park

Tucson police ordered Occupy Tucson protesters from a downtown park Wednesday night after a critic of the camp rented the park. About 100 protesters removed tents and personal belongings from Veinte de Agosto Park as officers looked on. There was one arrest. (with video)... Read more»8

McClusky wants GOP mayoral nomination

Republican Shaun McClusky, a 38-year-old real estate broker, will make a bid to become mayor of Tucson, he said Wednesday. "Nothing's changed since 2009 (when McClusky ran for City Council)," he said.... Read more»

Tucson police, fire could see layoffs after sales tax defeat

In the wake of a failed effort to raise Tucson's sales tax, city officials say they may have to lay off up to 400 workers.... Read more»