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Democratic Diva » John McCain hates Arizona

Call your Rep and Senators Flake and McCain, now!

I’m old enough to remember the outraged protests from the right against the Affordable Care Act as it made its way through Congress to President Obama in 2009-10. It was being shoved down our throats, we were told. No one voting on the bill had really read it, supposedly. Tyranny! A number of House members […]

Republicans have their tweeting assignments for the SOTU

RNC "draft tweets" on Obamacare distributed to members pic.twitter.com/kiMd2QpIZF — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) February 28, 2017 The text of the draft is small so here’s what Republicans should be tweeting in Arizona, just fyi. Arizonans have seen #Obamacare premiums skyrocket by 116% in 2017. Excited for @GOP reforms from POTUS! Justifying repealing the ACA due […]

My Democratic district meeting was packed!

There are easily 3X as many people here as at a usual meeting. #AZLD28Dems pic.twitter.com/iOvArg3WmC — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) February 8, 2017 I was told the total number of attendees was about 160, so maybe not quite a triplefold increase but more than twice our usual number. I’ve lived in Arizona Legislative District 28 since […]

AZ Republic’s historic endorsement of Clinton is great. Hope they build upon it.

@azcentral WORST ENDORSEMENT EVER we will never buy nor read ur awful paper.Crooked AZ Republic & Crooked @HillaryClinton deserve each other — David and Michelle (@David_M_K) September 28, 2016 Some people are not taking the endorsement well. I was truly expecting the Arizona Republic to do their usual thing on a Presidential endorsement, where they […]

Don’t mistake McCain getting revenge for moderation of the AZ GOP

Politico reported that Sen. John McCain is purging the Arizona Republican Party of his ardent detractors. Nearly a year ago, tea party agitators in Arizona managed to get John McCain censured by his own state party. Now, he’s getting his revenge. As the longtime Republican senator lays the groundwork for a likely 2016 reelection bid, […]

What exactly is defamatory about Rotellini’s ad attacking NOT Tom Horne’s private prison ties?

Democratic candidate for AZ Attorney General Felecia Rotellini has been running an ad attacking the Republican candidate Mark Brnovich, AKA NOT Tom Horne, for his lobbying for private prisons. NOT Tom Horne’s camp responded with this very sad attempt to intimidate Rotellini by threatening to sue her. NOT Tom Horne alleges that Rotellini is defaming […]

Time to admit it: Trying to get immigration reform from Republicans is a waste of time

When Eric Cantor lost his primary Tuesday night, and his position as House Majority Leader, a lot of liberals were exultant because why the hell shouldn’t we be? It was comical watching the whole thing unfold, since the Cantor camp had been assured of a 30 point victory by their own advisers. And Eric Cantor […]