1. 2012

    Obama Tentatively Woos Arizona

    President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at the Convention Center for the second working session of the sixth Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday April 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

    Fernando Llano / AP Photo

    Could Arizona, with its staunchly conservative governor and senators, go blue in the presidential election? President Obama’s campaign thinks it might and is sending workers to campuses and Latino neighborhoods this spring. Analysts show that Arizona is becoming less conservative in national elections, though it might not be ready to vote Democratic. It would be a big change: Arizona has voted for only one Democratic president since Truman.

    Read it at The New York Times