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Pamela Powers Hannley, a progressive voice for Arizona

350,000 AZ votes uncounted: It’s not over ’til it’s over

According to the map on the Arizona Secretary of State’s website, all of Arizona’s counties have reported their election results from yesterday’s midterm election. In actuality, Secretary of State Ken … Continue reading

November 3, 2010 · 9 Comments

Has the Tea Party gone off the deep end? If it has, McClung and Kelly jumped with them

A few days ago, I posted links to a few of the stories of Tea Party candidates’ inappropriate violence against reporters, protesters, and opposition candidates. In If the Tea Party … Continue reading

October 29, 2010 · 27 Comments

Desperately seeking ‘Republican Majority Campaign’, signed RM

Last week in my article Ruth McClung: Brought to you by the Republican Party Machine, I reported that the right-wing extremist political action committee (PAC) the Republican Majority Campaign was … Continue reading

October 18, 2010 · 35 Comments

The sequel: Will the real Ruth McClung please stand up? (part 2)

Last Thursday, I posted Will the real Ruth McClung please stand up?, and it created quite a buzz here and on the Internet. In this article and a previous one … Continue reading

October 18, 2010 · 5 Comments

McClung drops out of next debate with Grijalva

Some of my readers theorized in the comments section that Congressional candidate Ruth McClung’s Tea Party backers who disrupted this week’s CD7 debate actually live in Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ CD8. … Continue reading

October 15, 2010 · 31 Comments

Will the real Ruth McClung please stand up?

My 2 recent stories about Raytheon “rocket scientist”, war machine wonk, and Republican Congressional candidate Ruth McClung and her debate with CD7 Congressman Raul Grijalva, Libertarian George Keane, and Independent … Continue reading

October 14, 2010 · 61 Comments

CD7 debate: Fiery ideology vs ideas and facts

Last night’s Congressional District 7 public debate revealed the stark contrast between the candidates and their followers. Congressman and incumbent Democrat Raul Grijalva faced challengers Republican Ruth McClung, Libertarian George … Continue reading

October 14, 2010 · 34 Comments

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The Tucson Progressive: Pamela Powers Hannley

I stand on the side of Love. I believe in kindness to all creatures on Earth and the inherent self-worth of all individuals--not just people who agree with me or look like me.

Widespread economic and social injustice prompted me to become a candidate for the Arizona House, representing Legislative District 9 in the 2016 election. My platform focuses on economic reforms to grow Arizona's economy, establish a state-based public bank, fix our infrastructure, fully fund public education, growlocal small businesses and community banks, and put people back to work at good-paying jobs. I also stand for equal rights, choice, and paycheck fairness for women. I am running as a progressive and running clean.

My day job is managing editor for the American Journal of Medicine, an academic medicine journal with a worldwide circulation. In addition, my husband and I co-direct Arizonans for a New Economy, Arizona's public banking initiative. I am a member of the national board of the Public Banking Institute, and I am co-chair of the Arizona Democratic Progressive Caucus, the largest caucus of the Arizona Democratic Party.

I am a published author, photographer, videographer, clay artist, mother, nana, and wife. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio State University and a masters in public health from the University of Arizona. I grew up in Amherst, Ohio, but I have lived in Tucson, Arizona since 1981. I am a proud member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson and the Public Relations Society of America.

My Tucson Progressive blog and Facebook page feature large doses of liberal ideas, local, state, and national politics, and random bits of humor. I also blog at Blog for Arizona and the Huffington Post.