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State lawmakers move to criminalize 'revenge porn'

State lawmakers move to criminalize 'revenge porn'

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to make criminals out of those who email or post naked photos of friends and exes on the Internet without their permission.

February 06, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mueller urges caution on NSA program changes

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday urged Congress to move carefully before making any changes that might restrict the National Security Agency programs for mass collection of people’s phone records and information from the Internet.

June 19, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes

WASHINGTON — Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen, the Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama.

May 22, 2013 2:34 pmLoading…

Senate panel approves immigration bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved far-reaching immigration legislation that gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.

May 21, 2013 4:58 pmLoading…

Study sets off immigration-bill squabble

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate immigration bill would cost the government a net $6.3 trillion over the next 50 years to provide benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation said in a report Monday, setting off a fierce dispute with fellow conser…

May 06, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…
Giffords at Tucson shooting site: Expand gun-buyer background checks

Giffords at Tucson shooting site: Expand gun-buyer background checks

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest side grocery store where she was nearly slain Jan. 8, 2011 to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.

March 06, 2013 11:15 am Photos

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Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

March 05, 2013 11:28 am Video Related Loading…

Ariz. lawmakers vote to increase campaign contribution limits

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to give themselves and other candidates the right to collect more money — a lot of it — from individuals and political action committees, even as they ask voters to effectively kill the option of public financing.

February 21, 2013 1:39 pmLoading…
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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Republicans clash with AG on Fast and Furious

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder clashed Thursday with congressional Republicans seeking more information about a flawed gun-trafficking investigation in Arizona.

June 07, 2012 4:07 pmLoading…

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