Politics

Stringer defiantly rejects calls for resignation, says remarks about minorities are ‘truthful’

State Rep. David Stringer said he won’t resign from the Legislature, rejecting calls from numerous Republicans who want him to step down over racist comments that came to light recently.

McSally has $1M war chest if a 2020 run is in the cards

Martha McSally is well positioned to mount a U.S. Senate campaign in 2020 if the seat that voters awarded to the late John McCain in 2016 becomes vacant in the coming weeks, as most...

All it takes sometimes is a single voice to speak out

Are there no courageous House Republicans?One of their colleagues, Rep. David Stringer, has been caught on tape – not once, but twice – uttering racist sentiments and voicing his contempt for immigrants of all...

Senate president joins chorus of Republicans calling on Stringer to resign

Incoming Senate President Karen Fann on Wednesday joined the chorus demanding the resignation of her seatmate, Rep. David Stringer, over racist comments that recently came to light.

Judge strikes down campaign finance provisions

A Maricopa County judge has struck down several provisions of a 2016 top-to-bottom rewrite of Arizona’s campaign finance laws, including one that allowed the Arizona Democratic Party to spend millions of dollars helping Katie Hobbs win the race for secretary of state.

Three needed reforms to rein in charter school profiteering

We’ve been reading about it for months. Charter school CEOs, including a powerful Arizona legislator, are making millions off publicly funded charter schools.Oh, well, we shrug. They took a risk, invested money, and made...

Justice reform committee nixed after Stringer loses chairmanship

Incoming Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers dissolved the new House Recidivism and Sentencing Reform Committee after removing Rep. David Stringer as its chairman due to racist comments that recently came to light.

The news outlet Stringer co-owns doesn’t see what the big deal is

This is a big deal! An elected official is a part-owner of a local media company, and that local media company regularly covers that elected official. This is the first time eNews has seen fit to make that disclosure.

Remind me again why not everyone is calling on this white nationalist to resign?

Stringer hasn’t yet publicly said he is a white nationalist, but it’s clear from his writings that he is, as he has written at length espousing views that have their roots in unabashedly racist organizations like Stormfront.

Stringer’s seatmates aren’t calling for his resignation over racist remarks

Several prominent Republicans have called for Rep. David Stringer to resign from the Legislature over racist comments he made recently, though his two seatmates in his Yavapai County-based legislative district aren’t among them.