Gov. Brewer removes AG Goddard from immigration law defense.
Let me put it a different way: Gov. Jan Brewer (R, AZ-GOV) removes AG Terry Goddard (D-CAND, AZ-GOV) from the defense of the illegal immigration law that the former supports and the latter opposes. Late Friday night as the Memorial Day weekend began, Arizona’s Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, in effect, suspended the state’s Democratic attorney general from defending the new law in upcoming legal challenges. | Read More »
What to take away from this Rasmussen AZ-GOV poll.
The very short version: all four GOP candidates for Governor beat the likely Democratic nominee. The hidden message: Arizona voters don’t like the Democrats’ health care debacle. Over the past month, despite even higher opposition to the new national health care plan in Arizona than is found nationally, [state AG General Terry] Goddard has refused to join other state attorneys general in suing to stop | Read More »
The Napolitano pick also means that the AZ governorship flips parties.
There’s no Lt. Governor for Arizona, so Jan Brewer – the pro-life Secretary of State, and next in line – gets the job, and two years incumbency before she runs for reelection.