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KNAU and Arizona News
1:02 am
Tue August 26, 2008

1st Congressional District Profiles: Ann Kirkpatrick Called Dem Frontrunner

Jerome, AZ – Arizona 1st Congressional District candidate Ann Kirkpatrick is focusing her campaign on a district-wide tour that includes small businesses, senior centers and the reservations. Kirkpatrick is considered by some in the Democratic Party as the frontrunner in the campaign.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has reserved about $1.5 million in TV time for her television ads. That is considerably more than what they've raised for other candidates in the past.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:41 pm
Mon August 25, 2008

1st Congressional District Profiles: Maupin Only Independent Vying for Seat

Sedona, AZ – Brent Maupin is the only independent candidate running for the open seat in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

For 30 years, Maupin had been a Republican. About two-and-a-half years ago, he became an independent. He described why at a recent candidates' forum in Sedona.

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State Capitol News
10:37 pm
Mon August 25, 2008

Road Tax Ballot Initiative Dead

Phoenix, AZ – Two proposed ballot measures--including one which would have raised the state's sales tax to fund new roads and mass transit projects--are officially dead. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
11:16 pm
Sun August 24, 2008

Judge to Rule on Payday Loan Initiative

Phoenix, AZ – A judge will decide whether voters need to be told up front how much payday lenders could charge if Proposition 200 is approved. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
11:24 pm
Thu August 21, 2008

Ballot Campaigns Spending Big Bucks

Phoenix, AZ – It's only August. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports various groups already are spending big bucks to try to convince you to support their ballot measures.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:04 am
Thu August 21, 2008

1st Congressional District Profiles: Sydney Hay Continues Work for Government Reform

Barry Goldwater Jr. and Sydney Hay in Prescott

Flagstaff, AZ – Sydney Hay is campaigning on what she calls a record of experience making change in Arizona. Now, she wants to bring that change to Washington. Hay often says that she is not just running for Congress; she's running against Congress.

"I believe Washington D.C. is broken and Congress has really let us down. I think I can make a change in Washington for the future of this country and for my kids and grandkids," Hay said.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:33 am
Thu August 21, 2008

1st Congressional District Profiles: Howard Shanker Touts Legal Track Record

Flagstaff, AZ – First-time congressional candidate Howard Shanker is emphasizing alternative energy, universal health care, and the environment in his run for the Arizona 1st Congressional District seat.

Shanker, a high-profile lawyer in northern Arizona, said he is running for the seat because there is only so much he can do as a lawyer, and because he says he's outraged at what he's seen in Washington.

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State Capitol News
11:39 pm
Tue August 19, 2008

Legality of Flagstaff anti-war t-shirts upheld

Phoenix, AZ – A federal judge today permanently blocked local and state officials from prosecuting Flagstaff resident Dan Frazier for the anti-war T-shirts he is selling. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:35 pm
Tue August 19, 2008

1st Congressional District Profiles: Barry Hall Runs as the Anti-Politician

Flagstaff, AZ – Arizona 1st Congressional District candidate Barry Hall calls himself "not a political person," and says his lack of political roots would help him in office. Hall is a former Baptist minister and served on the Sedona Town Hall Committee.

"I am not that precocious to think I'm the best, but I feel like I would do an excellent job. I know my heart would be in it. I know my integrity. I've always been faithful to my country, family, job," Hall said.

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:56 pm
Mon August 18, 2008

1st Congressional District Profiles: Newcomer Jeffrey Brown Casts Himself as Political Progressive

Flagstaff, AZ – Political newcomer Jeffrey Brown says he enjoys running as the underdog in the race for Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat. Brown is running as a long-time political progressive with political experience in city, state and federal government.

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