Will Kyrsten Sinema (D, AZ-09) bolt for the safety of AZ-07?

    You know, when I heard a few days ago that beleaguered freshman Democrat Kyrsten Sinema was thinking from switching from her unpleasantly (to her) competitive AZ-09 seat to the much more suitable (for her) AZ-07 seat, I was… skeptical. Basically, the long-time Democratic incumbent in AZ-07 (Ed Pastor) is retiring after this term, and while I can understand Sinema’s presumed logic there (it’s a hardcore | Read More »

    RS Interview: Vernon Parker (R CAND, AZ-09).

    Arizona’s Ninth District is a new one created because of redistricting, and it’s shaping up to be one of the interesting races* this cycle: not least of which is because the Democrat tapped for it is, well, nuts. I spoke with Vernon Parker – the non-crazy one – about the race: Vernon’s site is here. Moe Lane (crosspost) *Also possibly one of the nastier ones, | Read More »

    Vernon Parker (R CAND, AZ-09) to deliver this week’s Republican Address.

    The national party is kind of excited about this particular race and candidate: “This week brought more disappointing economic news, and more reminders that President Obama’s weak leadership and failed policies have hurt small businesses and driven jobs overseas,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said.  “We need principled leaders who will come to Congress and join Republicans in the fight to help create a better | Read More »