One Special House Election in the Near Future…
A week from Tuesday, voters in Arizona’s eight congressional district – the one formerly represented by Gabrielle Giffords – will go to the polls for a primary election.
There is only one Democrat candidate running, Ron Barber, Giffords’ former …
Which Republicans Will Run for Giffords’ Seat?
One of my Arizona guys writes in:
I thought I would give you a little insight into what will happen with the Giffords resignation.
First, it’s a bit of a stroke of good luck for the GOP. The …
Giffords Will Probably Represent Her District Until She Retires
As fascinating as it is, I doubt much will come of this . . .
With doctors preparing Giffords for the rehabilitation stage of her recovery, the discovery Monday of a little-known statutory provision in Arizona law raised the prospect of a legal …
Oh So Close, Yet So Far, in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District
One of the ten remaining undecided House races was settled late Friday: “Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has won a third term in the U.S. House over Republican Jesse Kelly, leaving just eight congressional races still undecided. Kelly, an Iraq …
Republicans Start Lining Up for Giffords’ Seat
I am told that Jesse Kelly, who lost to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords by 1.5 percentage points in 2010, will run in the special election for her seat.
Other names being mentioned in Arizona are Frank Antenori, state senator and retired Green Beret, …
Creepy: Giffords Supporters Already Fantasizing About Senate Ads
Anyone else find this more than a little creepy?
Representative Gabrielle Giffords is still in the hospital, but some of her most ardent backers are so enamored of the idea of her running for the Senate that they describe the …
Why Blame Photos of Political Figures Holding Guns?
Are we really to believe that if a politician poses in a photo, aiming a gun at a target, that they are ipso facto contributing to an atmosphere of hatred and violence?
In that case, are advocates of this argument …
Push-Polling in Arizona’s 8th District?
A reader in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ 8th congressional district in Arizona says he received a push-poll in favor of the incumbent: “They would not tell me who is paying for the poll and the name they gave was very garbled.”