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Republicans howl but must respond constructively

Republicans howl but must respond constructively

Action needed if their criticism is to have any credence.

November 21, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

A jump-start in the Senate

A jump-start in the Senate

Portman-Shaheen legislation deserves a chance — without poison-pill amendments this time.

November 20, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

IRS should stop allowing anonymous campaign contributions

IRS should stop allowing anonymous campaign contributions

Small concessions may be needed to protect the integrity of public disclosure.

November 19, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

This may be Congress' last chance to fix NSA

This may be Congress' last chance to fix NSA

Bill offers an opportunity to end an intrusive and ineffective spying program.

November 18, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Need for flexible, innovative, American-style capitalism

Need for flexible, innovative, American-style capitalism

Government, private sector must find new ways to stimulate growth.

November 17, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Board must demand detailed information about what administrator is doing, saying.

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More women in Congress, but progress questionable

More women in Congress, but progress questionable

Both genders should strengthen families, work toward income equality, better educational opportunities.

November 14, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Welcome to Cool War: Russia becomes more aggressive

Welcome to Cool War: Russia becomes more aggressive

NATO members should boost defense budgets, create deterrent against any attack.

November 13, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

US-China emissions deal sets example for world

US-China emissions deal sets example for world

China, U.S. must regularly re-examine and upgrade commitments to show they're serious.

November 12, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Lynch hearings a test of GOP's cooperative spirit

Lynch hearings a test of GOP's cooperative spirit

Plenty of other nominations are pending, too.

November 11, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Repeal employer mandate while also improving health law

Repeal employer mandate while also improving health law

No one need pretend any of this will be easy, or likely.

November 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Need for flexible, innovative, American-style capitalism

Need for flexible, innovative, American-style capitalism

Government, private sector must find new ways to stimulate growth.

November 17, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Board must demand detailed information about what administrator is doing, saying.

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More women in Congress, but progress questionable

More women in Congress, but progress questionable

Both genders should strengthen families, work toward income equality, better educational opportunities.

November 14, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Welcome to Cool War: Russia becomes more aggressive

Welcome to Cool War: Russia becomes more aggressive

NATO members should boost defense budgets, create deterrent against any attack.

November 13, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

US-China emissions deal sets example for world

US-China emissions deal sets example for world

China, U.S. must regularly re-examine and upgrade commitments to show they're serious.

November 12, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Lynch hearings a test of GOP's cooperative spirit

Lynch hearings a test of GOP's cooperative spirit

Plenty of other nominations are pending, too.

November 11, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Repeal employer mandate while also improving health law

Repeal employer mandate while also improving health law

No one need pretend any of this will be easy, or likely.

November 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Tucson centenarian plus charter school equals synergy

Tucson centenarian plus charter school equals synergy

Kids, elderly Tucsonan trade off knowledge, skills.

November 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

To Gov.-elect: Focus on economy, not social issues

To Gov.-elect: Focus on economy, not social issues

New governor must reach out to Tucson.

November 08, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…

Congress' job: Retrieve millions of missing workers

Congress' job: Retrieve millions of missing workers

Infrastructure investment could improve government's finances by boosting growth more than debt.

November 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

The state must settle its school financing obligations

The state must settle its school financing obligations

Justice has been delayed too long for public schools, students.

November 04, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Star 2014 general election endorsements

Star 2014 general election endorsements

Recap of the Star's endorsements for the 2014 general election. 

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Quick recap of the Star's endorsements

Quick recap of the Star's endorsements

Editorial board selected its choices after extensive research, interviews.

November 01, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Ways the GOP can help itself on immigration issue

Ways the GOP can help itself on immigration issue

Extending pathway for STEM graduates and Dreamers is good place to start.

October 29, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

More sensible parking fines are a good start

More sensible parking fines are a good start

Tucson needs sensitive plan for ticketing during gem show, other big events.

October 26, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Students and Election 2014: Introduction to student essays

Tucson's students share their views on education.

October 25, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Students and Election 2014

Students and Election 2014

Southern Arizona's students share their views on education.

October 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Students question gubernatorial candidates on education

Students question gubernatorial candidates on education

Candidates DuVal, Ducey give their stands on school issues.

October 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

What U.N. agency wants to do to Internet

What U.N. agency wants to do to Internet

US should fight against increased jurisdiction.

October 24, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Knowing who backs which candidate be helpful to voters.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

This assertion of sovereignty is a swaggering, ill-conceived waste of time.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

The Star recommends voting no on a pay raise for state legislators.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

County's animal care center is overcrowded and must have more space.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

He advocates for health-care access and education. Also understands national issues.

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Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Incumbent is strong advocate for constituents in 11 of 15 Arizona counties.

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Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

We support the Democrat’s collaborative approach.

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Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

He's been effective, his views, particularly on social issues, align with ours.

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Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Two candidates are positioned to bring new perspective to district's significant problems.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Our choice: Michael Duran for Pima College board

Our choice: Michael Duran for Pima College board

TMC Foundation head has deep roots in the community, commitment to education.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Sunnyside endorsement: Hernandez, Pavey can restore unity, integrity

Sunnyside endorsement: Hernandez, Pavey can restore unity, integrity

Hernandez is tenacious board member; Pavey has realistic approach.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Garcia for superintendent of public instruction

Endorsement: Garcia for superintendent of public instruction

He is a qualified, intelligent, visionary candidate ready with detailed plans.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Rotellini for attorney general

Endorsement: Rotellini for attorney general

Lengthy experience working in office with Republicans, Democrats makes her better choice.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsements coming up:

Upcoming endorsements

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Terry Goddard best candidate for Secretary of State

Terry Goddard best candidate for Secretary of State

His background as attorney general, mayor of Phoenix make him best qualified.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 10: Re-elect Mach, Wheeler and Bradley

Legislative District 10: Re-elect Mach, Wheeler and Bradley

Incumbents are best choices to represent district running through Tucson's center.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

2 Democrats, 1 Republican — all newcomers — best for north-side district.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 2: Clinco, Gabaldon, Dalessandro have earned it

Legislative District 2: Clinco, Gabaldon, Dalessandro have earned it

Sitting representatives and senator show dedication to constituents, should return.

October 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 9: Friese and Orr think clearly

Legislative District 9: Friese and Orr think clearly

Strong candidates vie for two seats in state house of representative.

October 07, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

5 questions for Arizona Corporation Commission candidates

5 questions for Arizona Corporation Commission candidates

Two of four respond on key issues for consumers.

October 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

When competitors network, good things can happen

When competitors network, good things can happen

Competitors can work together to build markets, train workers

October 04, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Register to vote soon, because deadline's looming

Register to vote soon, because deadline's looming

If you plan to cast a ballot on Nov. 4, act by Monday.

September 30, 2014 2:26 pmLoading…

Just cut corporate taxes already

Just cut corporate taxes already

We all have interest in code that simply and efficiently raises revenue.

September 25, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Search out, thank the legendary teacher in your life

Search out, thank the legendary teacher in your life

Mark the day on Thursday by reaching out to those who inspired us.

September 24, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

The Arizona story

The Arizona story

September 21, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Barry Hess answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Barry Hess answers questions about job opportunities, economy

That’s the wrong question; it should be, what are we going to do to increase job opportunities to well-above pre-recession levels? My short an…

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Doug Ducey answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Doug Ducey answers questions about job opportunities, economy

My vision is simple: I believe Arizona can be a state that leads — in job creation, business relocation and outcomes in K-12 education.

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Economic growth: Gubernatorial candidates go on the record

The Star invited the candidates for governor to respond to these questions: What specific approaches do you advocate to increase high-paying j…

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Fred DuVal answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Fred DuVal answers questions about job opportunities, economy

The “Arizona comeback” that we’ve heard so much about never happened. This week, we learned that Arizona’s unemployment rate has risen for thr…

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

John Mealer answers questions about job opportunities, economy

John Mealer answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Multiple steps must be taken to first restore and then accelerate business growth and business creation in Arizona. In turn this creates good …

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

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Fitz studio: How to draw the President

In this video tutorial, Star cartoonist and columnist David Fitzsimmons teaches you how to draw the Preside…

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Dr. Peter Rhee on mental health

Dr. Peter Rhee discusses mental health and other issues surrounding gun violence.