Archive for the 'J.D. Hayworth' Category

Hayworth still totally pissed off

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

J.D. Hayworth is irate. Hes mad as hell. Im watching the former Republican congressman rail against President Barack Obamas stimulus package in his radio studio here in Phoenix.
Hayworth is a conservative’s conservative — a loud-voiced, big-boned, saguaro cactus of a guy — and hes denouncing what he sees as an unseemly, dangerous stampede of local [...]

J.D. on Hardball

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

In case you missed it, J.D. Hayworth tries to blame George Soros for the collapse of the economy on Hardball:

Hayworth to challenge McCain in 2010?

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Rumory rumor time! Paul Giblin:
Sen. John McCain may face former Rep. J.D. Hayworth in the 2010 Republican primary for McCain?s Senate seat, according to Bryon York, a White House correspondent for National Review Online, who wrote about the possible showdown Tuesday.

Hayworth used $200K in campaign funds for legal fees

Monday, July 16th, 2007

From the East Valley Tribune, which has suddenly gotten interested in Congress (this is good):
Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth has used almost $200,000 in campaign money since December to pay two law firms that are representing him in a federal investigation linked to imprisoned lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Hayworth said he has not been told that he is [...]

Hayworth for hire!

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

J.D. Hayworth is available on the speaking circuit:
J. travels from Scottsdale, Arizona . He requires first class airfare for 2 people.
So, no need to sort his MMs and provide only the orange ones.
Thanks to reader David. Keep them coming!

In case you are the last one to hear

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

JD Hayworth is joining KFYI and will be filling the coveted evening drive slot.
I confess that way back in my crazy CR days, my day was Barry, Rush and Mo. And that cranky 200-year-old dude who did the weekend show for $6 an hour. And who could forget Blow out the Phones on Fridays? [...]

Giffords, Hayworth square off on PBS

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Gabrielle Giffords and JD Hayworth were on News Hour to talk about the Presidents trip to the border. Some highlights:
J.D. HAYWORTH: But the fact remains that, first, foremost and always, border security is national security. And I will tell you, Ray, I will tell you, Gabby, its the equivalent of whistling past the graveyard if [...]

Club for Growth releases rankings

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

The conservative Club for Growth released their Congressional Scorecard today. Jeff Flake and John Shadegg tied for number 1 (overall score: 100) with Trent Franks very close behind (98). Other rankings:
Rick Renzi 51
Ed Pastor 9
JD Hayworth 81
Raul Grijalva 4
Jim Kolbe 57
Tags: Club for Growth, congressional rankings, arizona delegation, [...]

Grijalva 3rd most liberal in House

Monday, March 5th, 2007

The National Journal has released its voter ratings for 2006. (Heres last years AZCW post.) The findings:

Raul Grijalva is the third-most liberal member of the House, up from 21st.
Trent Franks has been DETHRONED! The former Most Conservative Member of the House is now 37th. Still the most conservative member of our delegation.
Jeff Flake scores only [...]

Grijalva receives perfect score from Humane Society

Sunday, March 4th, 2007

Raul Grijalva was the only member of the Arizona delegation to receive a 100 percent score on the Humane Societys 2006 legislative report card. Other scores:
John McCain: 40
Jon Kyl: 40
Rick Renzi: 56
Trent Franks: 42
John Shadegg: 14
Ed Pastor: 42
J.D. Hayworth: 70
Jeff Flake: 0
Raul Grijalva: 100
Jim Kolbe: 14

Taxpayers Union releases annual scores; Flake comes out on top

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

The National Taxpayers Union has released their scores for the second 109th Congress (2006) heres how our former delegation did (compared with the year before). Franks, Flake, Shadegg and Hayworth all received Friend of the Taxpayer honors.


AZ-01 Rick Renzi

AZ-02 Trent Franks

AZ-03 John Shadegg

AZ-04 Ed Pastor

AZ-05 J.D. Hayworth

AZ-06 Jeff Flake

AZ-07 Raul Grijalva

AZ-08 Jim Kolbe


John McCain

Jon Kyl

AZ congress all-stars coming to ASU

Monday, February 5th, 2007

Come see J.D. Hayworth, John Shadegg, Jim Kolbe, John Shadegg and Dennis DeConcini at ASUs Kerr Cultural Center. Lectures are weekly beginning Feb. 7 and start at 10 a.m. More info here.
Tags: asu, goldwater series, j.d. hayworth, john shadegg, jim kolbe, dennis deConcini

Kyl: Personality, not immigration bigger factor in AZ GOP losses

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

From Political Notebook by Daniel Scarpinato:
With the GOP losing two seats in the Arizona congressional delegation this midterm, theres been a lot of talk about just why Republicans Randy Graf and J.D. Hayworth came up on the short end of the election stick. Some have felt that perhaps the two had taken too hard a [...]

Jim and Jon: $20 a vote

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

From the Arizona Republic:
Political spending records crumbled in Arizona this year as candidates and political parties sank at least $48.5 million into races for one seat in the U.S. Senate and eight in the House.
The contest between Republican Sen. Jon Kyl and Democrat Jim Pederson, long expected to be the most expensive race in state [...]

Hayworths final Floor speech

Monday, December 11th, 2006

From the Congressional Record:
Mr. HAYWORTH . Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from Indiana for an overly generous introduction and one that I will cherish and agree with wholeheartedly.
I would also be remiss, as I was listening to his statements earlier and as he very generously offered a sports analogy and spoke of the Sultan [...]

Last House roll call votes of the 109th

Monday, December 11th, 2006

All taken before Sine Die adjournment on 12/8:
Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to serious adverse event reporting for dietary supplements and nonprescription drugs, and for other purposes. Passed the House 203 98.
Yea: None
Nay: Renzi, Franks, Shadegg, Hayworth, Flake
Not voting: [...]

Columnist: Ban family employment by campaigns, PACs

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Dick Morris has a suggestion for getting serious about reform: Ban spousal and family employment by campaign committees and PACs. In The Hill:
Whether these people are competent or not is beside the point. Campaign contributions are not bribes because they are not personal income. But when the campaign money flows to a spouse, the contributions [...]

Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2006

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

H.R. 6099, the Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2006, failed 250 162 in the House (2/3 vote required).
Yea: Renzi*, Franks*, Shadegg*, Hayworth, Flake
Nay: Pastor, Grijalva, Kolbe

Hayworth attends life after Congress workshop

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Would you trade power and money for more money? Thats the question many soon-to-be former members of Congress are asking themselves as they navigate the K Street job market.
A closed-door panel of defeated and retiring members, including Katherine Harris, R-Fla.; Clay Shaw, R-Fla.; Mike Bilirakis, R-Fla.; Anne Northup, R-Ky.; J.D. Hayworth, R-Ariz.; and Ed [...]

Its over: Kolbes office gutted

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

The Republic paints a stark picture:
Were here to pick up your keys, said the man, his voice full of officialdom.
My keys? asked [Kolbe staffer Kevin] Dorner, appearing to be caught totally by surprise.
The keys to your office.
Moments later, two other visitors from U.S. House Support Services arrived to announce they were taking the remaining computer [...]