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Tuesday Apr 8 | Advocate

Op-ed: A Play to Clear Arizona's Name

Steve Gallardo is well aware of his state's image problem. As the Arizona State Senate's minority whip and a member of the legislature for more than a decade, Gallardo knows that many Americans know Arizona for a few distinct reasons: initially refusing to observe Martin Luther King Day, instituting the blatantly anti-immigrant law SB 1070, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arizona, Arizona Government, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Advocate

Out Ariz. Sen. Responds to Colleague Who Told Him to 'Act More Gay'

When newly out Arizona state senator Steve Gallardo went into a closed-door meeting with members of his Democratic caucus Tuesday, he didn't expect a colleague to launch a bizarre, ill-fated attempt to remove the 12-year Senate veteran from his post as minority whip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Congressional Candidate Ruben Gallego Collects $160K in Campaign Contributions for D7 Race

Ruben Gallego isn't wasting any time amassing a campaign war chest, announcing earlier this week that he already has $160,000 in campaign contributions from more than 800 donors.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat

Thu Apr 03, 2014

EDGE

Lawmaker Tells Openly Gay Ariz. Senator to 'Act More Gay'

Nearly a month after Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo made headlines for coming out as gay, Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford told Gallardo to "act more gay" in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday, because she questioned his sexuality, the Arizona Capitol Times reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Powerful political families split in race to suceed Pastor

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Senator Kay Hagan, Nathan Deal, Republican, Mike Rogers

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Washington Examiner

Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho declines an Arizona congressional run

Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho has decided against a congressional run in Arizona , ending speculation about whether he would jump into a crowded Democratic primary in the state's 7th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona State University

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KTAR

Retiring Ed Pastor endorses Mary Rose Wilcox in Arizona congressional race

U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor is endorsing Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox in the race to succeed the Arizona Democrat when he retires from representing the state's 7th Congressional District.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Pastor endorses Wilcox in Ariz. congressional race

U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor is endorsing Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox in the race to succeed the Arizona Democrat when he retires from representing the state's 7th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Maricopa County, AZ

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Slate Magazine

Out and Running

Steve Gallardo wasted no time with his pitch. "I am in Washington, D.C., all week, introducing myself," wrote the Arizona state senator in an email.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Randy Forbes, Republican

Fri Mar 21, 2014

KTAR

County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox to run for US Congress

Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox announced Friday that she has filed the paperwork to run for Congress representing Arizona's 7th District.

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Related Topix: Congress, AZ, US News, Maricopa County, AZ, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Politico

Grijalva takes sides in Ariz. primary

Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva on Wednesday endorsed fellow Democrat Ruben Gallego for the seat being vacated by longtime Rep. Ed Pastor, boosting Gallego's chances in an intraparty battle in the deep-blue Phoenix district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat

KOLD-TV Tucson

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

Maricopa County Supervisors plan to name a replacement for Rep. Ruben Gallego next week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maricopa County, AZ, Sedona, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

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