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…
President Obama went big in offering a remarkably comprehensive plan to curb gun violence, and good for him. But his announcement Wednesday is only the beginning of a protracted struggle for national sanity on firearms. Extremists have controlled the debate on guns for many years. They will …
The first and most important victory for advocates of sensible gun laws would, on almost any other matter, seem trivial. But when it comes to firearms, it’s huge: Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, attention to the issue has not waned and pressure for action has not diminished.
To say that Congress looked like a clown show last week is an insult to self-respecting clowns.
Guns do kill people. Our national New Year’s resolution must be to stop the madness.
It was a most audacious application of the Emanuel rule.
Ideas are not responsible for the people who believe them, but when evaluating Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s ideas for making the Senate more like the House of Representatives, consider the source. Reid is just a legislative mechanic trying to make Congress’ machinery efficiently respo…
”It is a great advantage to a president, and a major source of safety to the country, for him to know he is not a great man.”
We shouldn’t be talking about this silliness — Big Bird, “bull — er,” or a girl’s “first time.”
BOCA RATON, Fla. • This year, in the race for the White House, the debates have really mattered. The issues, not so much.
After two debates, one presidential and one vice presidential, we can fairly conclude that Obama and Biden are happy warriors.
Perhaps you wanted a photo that paralleled the headline "Sharply divided" (Oct. 12) concerning the vice presidential debate, but the way I saw the debate, the candidates were "sharply divided" in their platforms, not in their personal relationships. Your choice of photo made it appear as if …