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Jim Small

Jim Small

Jim Small is editor of the Arizona Mirror, part of the States Newsroom network to which the Florida Phoenix also belongs. He is a native Arizonan and has covered state government, policy and politics since 2004, with a focus on investigative and in-depth policy reporting.

COMMENTARY

Kyrsten Sinema is gambling that her filibuster vote will help her win again in 2024

By: - January 20, 2022

The furious Democrats who revile Kyrsten Sinema don’t know her very well. She may not have single-handedly derailed President Joe Biden’s presidency by ensuring that none of his ambitious legislative agenda ever reaches his desk, but Arizona’s senior senator certainly has become the face of the Democrats’ circular firing squad. And her highly choreographed speech […]

COMMENTARY

In defending Paul Gosar, Republicans show just how scared they are

By: - November 26, 2021

What does it say about a political party that defends a member as toxic and repulsive as Paul Gosar? What does it say that 207 of the 210 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives — including the other three from Arizona, Andy Biggs, Debbie Lesko and David Schweikert — stood in defense of a […]