Election-time news and gossip in the Old Pueblo.
Campaigns heading to finish line for Tuesday's elections.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visiting Nogales today.
Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies
Summer’s around the corner and more Americans are spending their vacations stowing away in jetliner wheel wells. Avoiding excessive baggage fees makes the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen worth it.
On Wednesday, William "Billy" Warneke's remains will be transported to Marana for an outdoor service. If you would like to follow along, here is the relevant information:
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.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, rejecting calls to tighten background checks on firearms buyers as they spurned the personal pleas of families of the victims of…
WASHINGTON — For the first time in a decade, the Sept. 11 attacks and the wars that resulted are not the focus of the presidential campaign.
The 2012 Democratic National Platform will be approved by convention delegates later today. I found it posted online. Here are the section headings:
The Russian girl band Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison for singing a protest song against Vladimir Putin. Every musical performer in the world should boycott Russia. Except for Barry Manilow. If a Manilow Concert Tour fails to bring Putin to his knees offer to trade Madonna.Th…
The Tucson City Council voted 6-1 last week to declare opposition to the remaining parts of SB 1070 and to begin a citywide discussion of how Tucson can be as inclusive as possible, get in touch with its feelings, welcome immigrants and "sad" people, and give the world a group hug. The …
What would happen if every eligible Mexican-American registered and voted? Red states would become swing states and many would go as blue as a Smurf. Mitt Romney would have to change his legal name to Willardo. The campaign slogan for 2012 would become "Es la economía, estúpido" and Geo…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are poised to vote Tuesday on a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.
PHOENIX - Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Phoenix on Thursday and a visit by first lady Michelle Obama set for April 30 in Tucson are sparking talk that Democrats think they may be able to win Arizona in the fall.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a
final bill authored by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was
wounded in an Arizona shooting rampage a year ago.