Blake Masters launches bid for Arizona’s 8th district; will challenge Abe Hamadeh
Republican businessman and venture capitalist Blake Masters is jumping into another political race for 2024 after a failed attempt at a U.S. Senate seat in 2022. Masters will now face challenger Abraham Hamadeh, who lost to Democrat Kris Mayes in the 2022 attorney general’s race.
House elects Johnson as speaker as Republicans rally
Rep. Mike Johnson was elected by the House to become the next speaker as Republicans rallied behind their fourth nominee to replace former Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Arizona Department Of Education Unveils New School Safety Program Using Off-Duty Officers
On Wednesday, the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) unveiled a new program using off-duty cops to supplement the shortage of safety officers on campus.
Arizona Republican Abe Hamadeh enters race to replace US Rep. Debbie Lesko
PHOENIX – Shortly after Republican U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko revealed she won’t seek reelection next year, former Arizona attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh jumped into the race to replace her.
Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko won't seek reelection in 2024
Republican Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, who represents Arizona's 8th Congressional District, says she will not seek reelection in 2024.
Phoenix Officers, Residents Concerned DOJ Will Take Over Police Department
Phoenix officers and residents have expressed concerns that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will use a consent decree to take over the Phoenix Police Department (PPD), as they have done for several dozen other major cities across the country.
Hamas 'Day of Rage' puts Israel, police around the world on alert
Security around the world has been ramped up on Friday as Israeli authorities are warning the public about Hamas’ call for a "Day of Rage" targeting its people and Jews.
House GOP selects Jordan as speaker candidate, teeing up House-wide vote
House Republicans selected a new candidate for speaker on Friday after days of disarray kicked off by former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's historic ouster from the job.
Maricopa County eviction rates surge, could break October record
According to the county, 7,809 evictions were filed with the Maricopa County Justice Courts in September 2023. August also had high rates and sits as the third-highest month for evictions.
Jim Jordan says he discussed speaker bid with Trump and wouldn't oust Gaetz from GOP caucus
Rep. Jim Jordan said Thursday that he has spoken about his bid to be the next speaker with Donald Trump and that he would not support ousting Rep. Matt Gaetz from the Republican caucus even amid anger by some lawmakers after he led Kevin McCarthy's removal.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AZGOP Quarterly Fundraising Increases 348%
The Arizona Republican Party (AZGOP) and its new Chairman, Jeff DeWit, are pleased to announce the preliminary results of the 2023 third quarter (03 - July through September) fundraising. In total, the AZGOP raised $340,597 from over 2.700 individual donors, with at least one donor in each of the 50 states. This also includes $34,078.86 received in September from a joint fundraising agreement signed with the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC).
Republicans Jim Jordan and Steve Scalise launch House speakership bids
Jim Jordan of Ohio and Steve Scalise of Louisiana announced Wednesday that they would seek to succeed Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the US House of Representatives, after the Californian was brutally removed by his own Republican party on Tuesday.
Feud Between Hobbs And Yee Over Agency Nominations Escalates
Arizona’s Governor and Treasurer continue to escalate their political feud over the constitutionality of executive agency nominees.
House votes to remove Kevin McCarthy as speaker in historic first
Lawmakers have voted to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., from his leadership role, the first time in the history of the House of Representatives that the chamber voted to boot a member from the top job.
GOP, Dems team up to rip 'delusional' Sinema over 'plan' to swipe their voters in independent reelection bid
Republicans and Democrats in the swing state of Arizona found themselves on the same team this week after a report that Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., had formulated a "path to victory" for a potential independent reelection bid that would involve her swiping enough votes from each of the party's candidates to come out on top.
Arizona governor steps down in short absence as state treasurer temporarily fulfills role
On Wednesday evening, the Arizona treasurer announced that she would serve as acting governor beginning later that evening until mid-morning Thursday, amid a short absence from Gov. Katie Hobbs.
DOJ ordered Hunter Biden investigators to 'remove any reference' to Joe Biden in FARA probe warrant: House GOP
The U.S. Department of Justice ordered FBI and IRS investigators involved in the Hunter Biden probe to "remove any reference" to President Biden in a search warrant related to a Foreign Agents Registration Act probe, new documents released by the House Ways & Means Committee reveal.
Republican hopefuls face growing urgency to stop Donald Trump entering 2nd debate
Republicans are meeting for their second presidential debate on Wednesday as Donald Trump’s top rivals seek to blunt the momentum of the former president, who is so confident of cruising through the party’s primary that he again won’t share a stage with them.
Toma And Petersen Take On Federal Homeless Fight At U.S. Supreme Court
Earlier this week, Senate President Warren Petersen and House Speaker Ben Toma filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court in City of Grants Pass v. Gloria Johnson and John Logan.