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Ad Watch: Baldenegro's new TV ad stars Tucson

Ad Watch: Baldenegro's new TV ad stars Tucson

Baldenegro releases TV ad in hot Democratic primary race for State Senate.

August 05, 2014 3:57 pmLoading…

Orr's nominating signatures challenged

A resident in Legislative District 9 is trying to get freshman state Rep. Ethan Orr thrown off the ballot.

June 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Independents in Arizona now outnumber both Democrats and Republicans

Independents in Arizona now outnumber both Democrats and Republicans

PHOENIX — Independents now outnumber both Republicans and Democrats in Arizona as voters continue to abandon the two major parties.

March 17, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Ron Barber: Budget must not be balanced on backs of service members

I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Nominees for Lopez seat to be named at Jan. 17 meeting in GV

Precinct committee members with the Democratic Party will decide on finalists to replace State Sen. Linda Lopez late next week.

January 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: My bathroom scale must be a Republican

I am pretty sure my bathroom scale is a Republican.

January 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sen. Linda Lopez expected to resign next month

State Senator Linda Lopez is expected to resign next month.

December 12, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Barber confirms plan to seek reelection

Barber confirms plan to seek reelection

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says he will seek re-election next year.

November 20, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…
McCain still hopeful immigration reform is a political priority

McCain still hopeful immigration reform is a political priority

Passing immigration reform is a way for Republicans to get on a positive agenda and regain some of the approval of the American people, Sen. John McCain said Tuesday during a town hall in Tucson.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Did Congress learn anything?

This editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

October 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Top 5 new Arizona laws passed in 2013

PHOENIX — This part of summer is a time for patriotism. It’s also the time new state laws go into effect across the nation.

July 01, 2013 6:45 amLoading…
Tucson-raised transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

Tucson-raised transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

NEW YORK — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore’s community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.

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Arizona lawmakers approve plan to expand Medicaid

Arizona lawmakers approve plan to expand Medicaid

PHOENIX — In an historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats this afternoon to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand the state's Medicaid program.

May 16, 2013 4:01 pmLoading…

Senate vote: OK $85 billion cuts, avert shutdown

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.

March 20, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Congress passes bill renewing anti-violence law

WASHINGTON — House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

February 28, 2013 4:27 pmLoading…
Tucson Councilman Kozachik dumps Republican party

Tucson Councilman Kozachik dumps Republican party

The Tucson city council has lost its lone Republican member.

January 11, 2013 4:34 pm Related

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Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Educator served ASDB, political refugees.

September 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Carla Pedersen, a staunch Democrat who was active in local and national campaigns - including that of Bobby Kennedy, whom she met in the late 1960s - died at St. Joseph's Hospital Sunday. She was 70.

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Tribal gaming arises as issue in CD1 as officials criticize Paton (updated)

Tribal gaming arises as issue in CD1 as officials criticize Paton (updated)

Some tribal officials in eastern Arizona are criticizing Jonathan Paton today for a circle mark he made on a questionnaire -- a mark they say signifies opposition to their key industry.

August 22, 2012 1:40 pm Related Loading…

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