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State Capitol News
3:36 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Two Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Face Public Funding Woes

Former Maricopa County attorney and GOP gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Thomas.
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

Candidates for the Republican gubernatorial primary race are facing funding challenges. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Clean Elections Commission Sees Conflicts With Bennett Election Commercial

Secretary of State Ken Bennett
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Because of his impending gubernatorial run, an election commercial featuring Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett gets complicated. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:08 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Green Party Fighting for Inclusion on Arizona Ballot

A federal judge has rebuffed a last-minute bid by the Green Party to get itself and its candidates on this year’s ballot. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
9:12 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Lawsuit Could Change How Candidates Collect Voter Signatures

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A new federal court lawsuit could alter how some candidates get the signatures they need - and do it in a way that could leave voters in all but the state's largest county out of the process. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:32 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Joe Shirley Jr. Announces Bid for Navajo Nation President

Former Navajo Nation president Joe Shirley Jr. (right) announced he will run for a third term. Some on the Navajo Nation Council seek to block that from happening.
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Presidential candidates for the Navajo Nation began filing their applications today. As Arizona Public Radio’s Parker Olson reports a former two-term President is entering the race again, which has sparked controversy within the tribe.

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State Capitol News
8:00 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Gov. Brewer Fundraising for Republicans Who Supported Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Jan Brewer
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect the Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid expansion plan. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:37 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Fundraising Boost for Rep. Kirkpatrick Despite Negative Ads

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick
Credit npr.org

Despite a recent wave of attack ads criticizing Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, the congresswoman had a stronger fundraising quarter than her Republican opponents looking to unseat her in 2014. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Rep. Kirkpatrick also recently received a high-profile endorsement.

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State Capitol News
8:43 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Gov. Brewer Building Funds to Elect Fellow Republicans

Gov. Jan Brewer
Credit washingtonpost.com

Gov. Jan Brewer is building up her war chest to help elect like-minded Republicans to Congress. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:04 am
Thu January 30, 2014

State House Kills Drive for a Public Vote on Election Laws

Rep. Justin Pierce
Credit East Arizona Courier

A Republican-dominated House panel took the first steps Thursday to kill a referendum drive to force a public vote on changes to state election laws. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
2:56 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Arizona Lawmakers Want District-Drawing Power Back from Voters

The Arizona State Capitol
Credit KJZZ

State lawmakers went to federal court today to try to wrest back from voters the right to draw congressional districts. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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