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Anonymous political contributions should be OK, candidate says

Anonymous political contributions should be OK, candidate says

Secretary of State hopefuls split over need to disclose campaign contributors' names.

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Brewer: Look at equal protection for gays

While existing state laws bar discrimination based on race, religion or gender, those do not extend to sexual orientation. 

June 17, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…

Let us address CO2 targets, Arizona regulators ask

PHOENIX — The state’s top environmental officials asked legislators Tuesday to repeal the restrictions they placed on his agency just four years ago prohibiting it from regulating “greenhouse gases.”

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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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Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

Gov. Brewer won't seek re-election

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.

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McCain has the worst approval numbers in the entire Senate

Arizona's senior senator is not doing well at the polls.

March 06, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

PHOENIX — For years, Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles, pushing through legislation representing what she calls “fundamental principles” that often are espoused in the Bible.

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Napolitano lauds Homeland Security in farewell speech

WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday that she is resigning with confidence from the Obama administration and that her tenure helped the agency prevent terrorist attacks and respond to disasters.

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Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.

July 09, 2013 9:47 am Photos

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Obama statement on Yarnell fire tragedy

This morning the White House released this statement by the President on the wildfire in Arizona:

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Supreme Court rejects Arizona's bid to cut benefits to gay workers' partners

Supreme Court rejects Arizona's bid to cut benefits to gay workers' partners

PHOENIX — Partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, the U.S. Supreme Court established in a ruling this morning.

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Editorial: Maintain momentum on immigration reform

Let us not be scared away from overhauling the nation's immigration laws by the paranoid fantasies conjured out of the debris of the Boston bombings.Let's make sure to use caution as the country proceeds with its case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and to be vigilant about not using the specter …

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State Sen. Al Melvin to run for Arizona governor

State Sen. Al Melvin to run for Arizona governor

PHOENIX — Three-term state Sen. Al Melvin announced this afternoon he intends to run for governor this coming year.

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Napolitano says security is 'trending in right direction'

Napolitano says security is 'trending in right direction'

"As illegal immigration has dropped, agents and officers can focus on narco-traffickers and human smugglers," Homeland Security SecretaryJanet Napolitano said Friday at the end of a two-day visit to review border security in Texas and Arizona.

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Napolitano says security is 'trending in right direction'

Napolitano says security is 'trending in right direction'

While a specific metric to measure border security is still lacking, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says it's important to take a broad view of the border to judge the effectiveness of the government's efforts.

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Migrant releases may hurt reforms

The release of illegal immigrants from detention in anticipation of budget cuts created a new hurdle for the new-found momentum for comprehensive immigration reform, politicians on both sides of the aisle say.

March 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Prospect of cuts prompting US to release some migrant detainees

Illegal immigrants are being released from detention across the country on their promise to return for future court dates because of possible upcoming federal budget cuts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed.

February 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

'Border security' an elusive goal despite major enforcement gains

Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to pause.

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Napolitano: U.S.-Mexico border more secure than ever

Napolitano: U.S.-Mexico border more secure than ever

WASHINGTON — The Senate opened its first hearing on a comprehensive immigration overhaul Wednesday with a call from a committee chairman for swift action on a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants. Tensions quickly emerged as shouting protesters interrupted th…

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