Gabby Giffords fires a gun again Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband ... "I know there will always be some in Congress who remain in the grip of special interests," Giffords wrote. While she discussed how a majority of Americans still supports the idea of expanding ... 07/2/2013 - 2:26 am | View Link
Giffords successor takes lead in Arizona House race Barber won a June special election to fill the remaining six months ... in the state- brought criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona. It said the large number raised questions about whether the state voter identification law was ... 11/9/2012 - 9:46 am | View Link
Special Election For Gabby Giffords' Seat Focuses On Obama, Not Arizona Voters in Arizona's 8th Congressional District may be choosing between Democrat Ron Barber and Republican Jesse Kelly in Tuesday's special election, but former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and President Barack Obama have become the real stars of the race. 06/12/2012 - 6:04 am | View Link
Poll: Dems have big lead for Giffords seat A newly released Public Policy Polling survey shows Democrat Ron Barber with a comfortable lead in Tuesday's Arizona special election to fill the House seat left vacant by the resignation of Gabrielle Giffords. From the PPP analysis: Democrats are headed ... 06/12/2012 - 2:24 am | View Link
Replacing Gabby Giffords: Will Democrats hang onto her seat? Both parties agree the Arizona election won't be about the shooting, which is why they're treating it as a "pure toss-up" with national implications. 06/12/2012 - 1:09 am | View Link
Union's filing of two ballot measures after talks stalled shows how the initiative process can be used as a weapon, critics say. SACRAMENTO — Duane Dauner, president of the California Hospital Assn., emailed the group's board in September with a warning:
L. A. Unified can replace LaMotte by appointment or by special election. Each option comes with varying consequences. The death this week of Los Angeles school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte will have immediate pragmatic and political implications for L. A. Unified, including the challenge of how to fill her vacant seat.
Gov. Jerry Brown hopes a Karuk casino in Northern California will help the area's economy. The Legislature must approve the deal. SACRAMENTO -- California's second-largest Indian tribe could soon have its first casino under a deal signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.