Tempe's Mayor Isn't Afraid to Step on a Few Toes as He Waltzes Into Second Term

Jamie Peachey/Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | July 8, 2008
In a city that's long enjoyed genial, nonpartisan politics, the recently re-elected Hugh Hallman is something different: Both crusader and gadfly, he doesn't see the point in making nice when something isn't nice. Nor does he care whether he comes off as holier than thou -- or whether his campaigns are too aggressive for the Kiwanis Club crowd.

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