Larry Bodine

Larry BodineLarry Bodine began writing for the Blog for Arizona in June, 2017. He is an active Democratic Party precinct committeeman, and teaches “Getting Active in Local Politics” at the University of Arizona-OLLI program..

He attends many live political events and reports on them for the Blog For Arizona — See

His 44-year career includes reporting for the New York Daily News, which was then the largest-circulation US newspaper, at a time when he won 7 awards for investigative journalism.

Much of politics turns on the law, and an attorney knows the rules of the game of local politics. Bodine is a member in good standing of the Wisconsin State Bar. He also serves as the Editor of News.Law, a daily news magazine for attorneys. Previously Bodine served as editor of several legal publications, including the American Bar Association Journal,, and the National Law Journal.

These days, a lot of political activity happens on social media. Online, Bodine is followed by 23,000 people on Twitter at @LarryBodine, 1,800 people on Google+, and manages 7 LinkedIn groups. He has an active Facebook page at

Read Larry Bodine’s blog posts here.