Arizona Opinion: Engel is wrong about defunding the police
As president of the Arizona Police Association, it is important to me that those who represent us do so with honesty, respect and empathy. Kirsten Engel has embodied none of these values. Now, she is asking voters for a promotion to Congress. Engel is the wrong choice.
Judge Calls On Fontes To Explain Conflicting Statements About Ballot Printing
After being questioned by a Superior Court judge, attorneys defending Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes admitted they had made a “mistake” when they claimed that ballot instructions had already been printed.
GOP leaps back into contention in Arizona Senate race
Blake Masters is running just a handful of points behind Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly in recent polling.
AZ Election Official Stephen Richer Ran On Election Integrity, Now He’s Accused Of Law-Breaking And Politicking
‘Usually it takes a while for people to become co-opted by the system and reverse the positions they ran on. With Richer, it seemed to happen immediately.’ Stephen Richer campaigned in Maricopa County, Arizona, in 2020 on the slogan that he would “make the Recorder’s Office boring again.” By any measure, he’s failed.
Arizona Sec of State Hobbs, Dem governor nominee, showed up to office 19 days in past 6 months
Hobbs’ absences from her state office have lasted weeks
Biden would rather cover up the border crisis than solve it
The New York Post reports that the White House has pressured local officials in El Paso, Texas, not to declare a state of emergency in response to massive DHS releases of illegal migrants in that border city.
Republicans now have edge ahead of midterm elections and here's when the tide turned
Battleground states like Arizona, Wisconsin, and Georgia have Republicans poised for strong election gains If Republicans take the House by a healthy margin and win the Senate, we may say last week was when things took a final turn toward the GOP.
Are we better off today than we were before Democrats took control?
Democrats have had their chance to lead, and they failed.
GOP sees parents’ rights as sleeper issue in midterms
Republicans are seizing on the issue of parents’ rights ahead of November, arguing it could swing key Senate and House races toward their party and help them win back power in Congress.
RNC leader: GOP's 'sustained investment' in Hispanic community will deliver big midterm wins
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel believes that Latinos will be a core factor in determining the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections, and she says the "sustained investment" the party has made in that community over the past two years will help secure a record number of Hispanic votes in November.
Republicans Gain Edge as Voters Worry About Economy, Times/Siena Poll Finds
With elections next month, independents, especially women, are swinging to the G.O.P. despite Democrats’ focus on abortion rights. Disapproval of President Biden seems to be hurting his party.
Democrats Destroyed The Economy, And Now It’s Their Worst Enemy
The United States economy is in a recession. Americans are feeling the pinch of rising prices in everything from the gas in their car to the food on their plates. That’s bad news for Democrats heading into an election, but they have no one to blame but themselves.
Democrats’ lead with Hispanic voters is smaller than in 2018, Post-Ipsos poll finds
Hispanic voters favor Democrats in November’s congressional elections, but by a smaller margin than four years ago, with inflation concerns and President Biden’s middling approval ratings helping Republicans hold onto gains made in 2020, a Washington Post-Ipsos poll finds.
Nearly 130,000 unaccompanied migrant children entered the U.S. shelter system in 2022, a record
Nearly 130,000 migrant children entered the U.S. government's shelter system in fiscal year 2022, an all-time high driven by record arrivals of unaccompanied minors along the southern border, according to internal federal figures obtained by CBS News.
Arizona PBS Faces Backlash After It ‘Unilaterally Caved To Democrat Katie Hobbs’ And Bucked AZ’s Debate Commission
Arizona PBS faced backlash Wednesday afternoon after it made the unilateral decision to host an event with Democrat gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs after Hobbs refused to participate in a debate against her Republican opponent.
Soaring Food Costs Further Squeeze US Consumers in Blow to Biden
Food prices kept soaring in September and were one of the “many contributors” to worse-than-expected US inflation. Prices at home surged 13% from a year ago, government data show, with the biggest-ever increases in flour, cookies, turkey, and canned goods.
Crime Is Up And Tom O'Halleran Is Down To Defund The Police
Arizona is facing a crime wave, but Democrat Tom O’Halleran quietly signed on to defunding the police.
Weekly Update with Pam Kirby 10/12/22
Listen to the RPAZ Weekly update with Executive Director Pam Kirby. She will recap Donald J. Trump's visit to Arizona over the weekend, the Raffle of Trump-Signed Hat, and the next State of the Race episode later tonight at 7:00 PM, featuring congressional Candidates Eli Crane and Kelly Cooper.
RNC Fuels Voter Participation On Final Day Of Registration
In case you missed it, Republicans are expanding their voter registration lead in Arizona against the backdrop of surging gas prices. The GOP focused on registering new voters and switching existing voters to the Republican Party leading up to the voter registration deadline yesterday.