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Southern Arizona Congressional delegation, candidates react to Obama's speech

Southern Arizona Congressional delegation back Obama's decision to expand airstrikes into Syria

September 10, 2014 10:03 pmLoading…
Political Notebook: McCain offers belated advice to Kyl

Political Notebook: McCain offers belated advice to Kyl

Political news and gossip here in the Old Pueblo.

August 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

McCain promises continued support for Tomahawk and A-10

McCain touches on a number of global hot spots in Raytheon townhall. 

August 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tohono O'odham to pay Glendale $25M+ for backing casino

Tohono O'odham to pay Glendale $25M+ for backing casino

In addition, once gaming starts, the city will get $1.4 million a year.

August 06, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Political round-up: Tucson killer's execution takes two hours

Political round-up: Tucson killer's execution takes two hours

A collection of political stories from across the state

July 24, 2014 9:00 am Related Loading…
Daily Show challenges McCain to a "wrong-off"

Daily Show challenges McCain to a "wrong-off"

Daily Show host Jon Stewart challenges Senator McCain to "wrong off"

July 23, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Some officials are trying to do something about the young Central Americans.

July 18, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

July 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Key Senate panel wants to keep A-10 flying

Key Senate panel wants to keep A-10 flying

A key Senate subcommittee has approved a 2015 defense budget that would save the A-10 'Warthog' - a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base - from the budget ax.

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Immigrant kids abused in CBP custody, groups say

A complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security by several civil and human rights groups alleges abuse of immigrant children.

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

'Warthog' wins key support in Congress

Supporters of the A-10 “Warthog” close-air support jet got a double boost in Congress Thursday as the full House and a key Senate committee backed measures to save the aircraft — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — at least through fiscal 2015.

May 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: What Sunnyside’s landslide recall vote means, and more politics

The results in the Sunnyside school board recall election were so unexpectedly lopsided that moments before the early results were posted, recall leader Richard Hernandez told me he thought only one board member would be voted out — Bobby Garcia.

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'Candid talk' between Huckelberry, Diamond becomes a love fest

'Candid talk' between Huckelberry, Diamond becomes a love fest

What a difference a real estate bust makes.

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Senators working on plan to save the A-10

A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Marana would keep Guard helicopters under plan

A key congressional panel that moved to save the A-10 close air-support aircraft from retirement also nixed an Army plan to transfer AH-64 Apache attack helicopters out of Army National Guard units, including the Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana.

May 09, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Key House panel OKs plan to save A-10 for at least a year

The nation’s fleet of A-10 close-air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.

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New courthouse named for judge slain in Tucson attack

New courthouse named for judge slain in Tucson attack

YUMA — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and several current lawmakers from Arizona dedicated a new federal courthouse Thursday, named for the judge who was killed in a 2011 Tucson shooting rampage.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Proposed halt of Tomahawk missile buys raises concerns at Raytheon

Proposed halt of Tomahawk missile buys raises concerns at Raytheon

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is working to head off a proposed U.S. Navy budget proposal that would halt purchases of the Tomahawk cruise missile — the nation’s primary long-range strike missile — after 2015.

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Political stories from across the state (Friday edition)

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

April 11, 2014 9:00 amLoading…
CD2 Watch: Barber grills officials on A-10 in House Armed Services Committee

CD2 Watch: Barber grills officials on A-10 in House Armed Services Committee

Rep. Ron Barber  challenged US Air Force officials on Thursday, pressing them for answers on plans to retire the A-10 by 2019. 

April 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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