Tag Archives: Arizona
Posted on13. Jun, 2012 by Stevie.
There is a bit of good news in Arizona these days. Former aide to Gabrielle Giffords, Ron Barber, won the special election in the 8th Congressional district on Tuesday by a 52-45 percent margin. The race decided her replacement after she stepped down in January to focus more on her recovery. Both Giffords and Barber [...]
Posted on11. Jun, 2012 by Stevie.
Former House member Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona is keeping busy these days. She recently made an appearance in Tucson at a “Get out the vote” concert on behalf of Ron Barber, her former aide who is now running for the seat she left earlier this year. Giffords is staying true to her word that she [...]
Posted on23. Apr, 2012 by Stevie.
This storyline from some members of the GOP is really tired now. But, it’s the start of campaign season and some people have to draw straws to get elected. Let’s go out to Arizona for a second, the Motherland of all things politically WTF. Wil Cardon, a Republican, is running for the U.S. Senate seat [...]
Posted on04. Apr, 2012 by Stevie.
In the Arizona House, Rep. Daniel Patterson (D-Tucson) is not one to be played with. According to Talking Points Memo, he has earned the reputation of being a hard-ass colleague who has mood swings that cause him to blow up in work settings. The latest news out of Phoenix is that some of Patterson’s fellow [...]
Posted on03. Apr, 2012 by Stevie.
It amazes me sometimes how lawmakers will take up the most minuscule legislative tasks while letting big stuff go unchecked. Arizona is back in the WTF column this week. They have a new piece of legislation that passed the House of Representatives and is headed to Gov. Jan Brewer’s desk for a signature. The bill would prohibit [...]