Tony Estrada: an old, new sheriff for Arizona

Arizona is known for its tough-on-crime sheriffs. An image of a take-no-prisoners lawman is part of the state’s reputation.  Tony Estrada of Santa Cruz County, currently Arizona’s longest-serving and only Hispanic sheriff, is cut from that same cloth. But for national audiences, the embodiment of that image has always been dominated by larger than life publicity-seekers…

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With Senate loss, McSally looks to find a lane

  Close elections are old hat to Martha McSally, both wins and losses. But after losing to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema in her race for Senate, McSally faces an uncertain future for the first time in her political career.  McSally could still end up sworn into the senate this coming January. Jon Kyl, currently filling John…

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Does residency concern voters? Not too much

When Ann Kirkpatrick faces off against Lea Marquez-Peterson for the right to represent Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District on Nov. 6, part of the decision for voters will hinge on how important they believe it is for a candidate to live in the district they represent. If recent Arizona history is any indicator, the answer is…

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