Post Politics: Arizona

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Actor Steven Seagal considering run for Arizona governor

Seagal told the local ABC affiliate that he has discussed the possibility with Maricopa County Sheriff and anti-illegal immigration activist Joe Arpaio.

By Aaron Blake  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, Campaign 2014

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 05/19/2012

‘Birther’ controversy: Arizona election official says it’s ‘possible’ Obama might not make ballot

Ken Bennett said in a radio interview that there are unanswered questions about the president’s birth certificate. The president released the long form of that document last year.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  12:15 AM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Birthers, Arizona

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Ron Barber, former Gabby Giffords aide, sees race as call to civility

Ron Barber reconsidered his decision not to run after Giffords personally asked him to make a bid for the seat she vacated in January.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congressional races, Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Russell Pearce, Arizona immigration law author, says Romney’s ‘policy is identical to mine’

Russell Pearce, author of Arizona’s controversial law, says that he and Romney are on the same page when it comes to illegal immigration.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:58 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russell Pearce, Arizona

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Michigan, Arizona primary day: Is Rick Santorum gaining on Mitt Romney?

It’s the final countdown.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:08 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, Michigan primary, Arizona primary, Republican Party, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Is Republican primary leaning too far away from economic issues?

The recent emphasis on social issues has some voters concerned.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:24 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republican Party, presidential election, Election 2012, Arizona, Arizona primary

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum: Obama ‘trying to crush the traditional Judeo-Christian values of America’

The GOP presidential hopeful is not backing down from his inflammatory statements about Obama and religion.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, presidential election, Arizona, Arizona primary

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Today on the trail: Arizona CNN Republican debate and Rick Santorum’s opportunity

The next 24 hours could be the most decisive of former senator Rick Santorum’s political career.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, presidential election, Election 2012, Arizona primary, Michigan primary