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Political stories from across Arizona (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today: 

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Congressional delegation weighs in on Arizona's controversial bill

We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…

February 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

How Arizona voted in Congress

WASHINGTON — Here’s how Arizona’s members of Congress voted on major issues last week.

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Letters to the editor

Thanks for McCain vote on background checks

April 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: A good day for criminals who want to buy a gun

Too many senators support easy access to guns for criminals and people who are dangerously mentally ill.

April 18, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

US should make straw purchases of guns a felony

Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Flake to face Carmona in Arizona race for US Senate

Six-term U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake had a giant lead over wealthy businessman Wil Cardon in early results across Arizona.

August 28, 2012 8:09 pmLoading…

Flake leads Senate hopefuls in fundraising

Republican Jeff Flake continues to lead all U.S. Senate candidates in fund-raising.

April 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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WASHINGTON— Here's how area members of Congress voted on major issues last week.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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WASHINGTON — Here's how area members of Congress voted on major issues last week.

October 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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WASHINGTON — Here's how area members of Congress voted on major issues last week:

October 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

House ignores veto threat, OKs defense bill

WASHINGTON — Despite a vague veto threat by President Obama, the House on Thursday easily passed a major defense policy bill that calls for continued development of a costly alternative engine for the Pentagon's next-generation fighter jet.

October 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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WASHINGTON — Here's how area members of Congress voted last week.

October 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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WASHINGTON — Here's how area members of Congress voted last week:

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WASHINGTON — Here's how Arizona's members of Congress voted in the week ending Sept. 18.

September 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

House votes to cut off all federal financing for ACORN

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to deny all federal funds for ACORN in a GOP-led strike against the scandal-tainted community-organizing group, just three days after the Senate took similar action.

September 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

House OKs government takeover of college aid

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday in favor of the biggest overhaul of college-aid programs since their creation in the 1960s — a bill to oust private lenders from the student-loan business and put the government in charge.

September 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
House rebukes Rep. Wilson for 'You lie' remark

House rebukes Rep. Wilson for 'You lie' remark

WASHINGTON — Bitterly divided along party lines, the House formally rebuked Republican Rep. Joe Wilson on Tuesday for shouting "You lie" at President Obama during last week's nationally televised speech to Congress.

September 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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WASHINGTON — Here's how area Congress members voted last week.

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