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Rick Stream Election Watch Party

Rick Stream Election Watch Party

State Rep. Rick Stream is greeted by his granddaughter Cia McCormac, 7, and his nephew, John Henry Stream, 5, both of Kirkwood, as he arrives at a watch party in Kirkwood on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Stream won the Republican primary for county executive. Photo by Roberto Rodriguez, rrodriguez@…

August 06, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Rick Stream Election Watch Party

Rick Stream Election Watch Party

State Rep. Rick Stream's grandson Taylor McCormac (left), 4, his nephew, John Henry Stream, 5, and his granddaughter Cia McCormac, 7, all of Kirkwood, hold campaign signs during an election night party during his campaign in the Republican primary for St. Louis County executive at Sapore Ita…

August 05, 2014 10:09 pmLoading…

Fitz: As governor, Steven Seagal promises to protect the border Kung Fu style

An open letter to the citizens of Arizona from Steven Seagal:

January 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Lessons from the Kennedy assassination: Remembering Tucson's own taint

Lessons from the Kennedy assassination: Remembering Tucson's own taint

John F. Kennedy was buried at Arlington 50 years ago today, leaving his body to rest but not much else.

November 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Military's bin Laden files quietly moved to CIA

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public.

July 09, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Sunday's TV news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

June 15, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: I spy

Fitz Blog: I spy

     For me the NSA leaker story is not a story about privacy rights or the war on terror. It’s a much bigger story. It’s the story of how remarkably far-reaching our amazing economic recovery has been. High school dropouts are now earning $200,000 a year and vacationing in 5-star hotels in …

June 11, 2013 11:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Weekly Local News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly Local News Update

The story about the ricin sent to a handful politicians is a pretty gripping crime story. Investigators were looking at an Elvis impersonator with bipolar disorder who was sparring online with a child molesting martial arts master who fronts a blues band. Or as the Pima County Sheriff’s Depa…

May 01, 2013 9:00 amLoading…

Push for fast approval of CIA nominee hits snag

WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.

March 06, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…

Eugene Robinson: Wrong on drone hits

Obama administration should seek judicial review before targeting Americans in attacks.

February 09, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Editorial: In the drone age, presidential whim is not enough

Editorial: In the drone age, presidential whim is not enough

U.S. laws on drone warfare haven't caught up with U.S. use of drone warfare.

February 08, 2013 4:45 amLoading…

A chance to talk about drones and torture

The nomination of John Brennan as CIA director is getting somewhat lost in the controversy over the Chuck Hagel nomination. Brennan’s reported support for Bush-era torture programs — which he has denied — and his oversight of President Obama’s drone program are causing ripples, but mostly wi…

January 08, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Petraeus: CIA blamed terrorists for Libya attack

WASHINGTON — Testifying out of sight, ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress Friday that classified intelligence showed the deadly raid on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack but the administration withheld the suspected role of al-Qaida affiliates to avoid tipping them off.

November 16, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

After election, what other scandals will surface?

Do you think that the FBI and the administration kept David Petraeus' extracurricular activities under wraps until after the election? It wouldn't surprise me if the truth be known that he was threatened with the future publishing of his private emails if he didn't cooperate. What else will …

November 12, 2012 11:00 pmLoading…

Eugene Robinson: A spy tale with missing pieces

The one familiar aspect of the David Petraeus scandal is that he had an affair. Everything else about this story is weird.

November 12, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Fitz Blog: Star exclusive! Ken Bennett's emails to Hawaii

Here, in a Star exclusive, I am proud to present the e-mail exchange between Arizona's Secretary of State, Ken Bennett, and the State of Hawaii regarding the authenticity of President Obama’s birth certificate.

May 22, 2012 10:16 amLoading…

NM town elects mayor who called Obama evil

CLOVIS, N.M. — A former New Mexico mayor who called President Barack Obama “the carnal manifestation of evil” and said Obama’s election was part of a CIA conspiracy has been elected to his former job, unofficial results show.

March 07, 2012 8:36 amLoading…

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