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November 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: Random piffle

     I had to laugh when Jay Leno said, "President Obama is brewing his own beer in the White House. Actually, the White House beer is a lot like the Obama administration – great buzz, weak finish."

October 31, 2012 10:37 amLoading…

Job losses slow effort to rebuild the economy

U.S. multinational companies have taken advantage of lower trade barriers over the past 15 years to shift jobs and production to lower-wage countries, a practice generally known as outsourcing.

October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Presidential endorsement: Obama's agenda gives steady hand to economic growth

Presidential endorsement: Obama's agenda gives steady hand to economic growth

When we look at Southern Arizona we see many families struggling. The metro area is the sixth-poorest in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. One in three children here are in poverty. Before the Great Recession hit, it was one in five.

October 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Romneys paid $1.94M in federal taxes for 2011

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney, one of the wealthiest candidates ever to seek the presidency, paid nearly $2 million in federal taxes on the $13.7 million in income reported for himself and his wife last year, his U.S. returns showed Friday. That comes to an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, low…

September 21, 2012 4:03 pmLoading…

District 9 debate won't compete with Obama-Romney debate

A local debate for candidates in Legislative District 9 has been rescheduled after candidates from both parties complained it was the same day as the first presidential debate.

September 10, 2012 3:12 pmLoading…
McCain joins GOP slam on Obama’s foreign policy, defense

McCain joins GOP slam on Obama’s foreign policy, defense

TAMPA, Fla. — Republicans delivered a scathing indictment of President Barack Obama’s national security policy, although the Democrat’s aggressive approach has often been compared to that of his GOP predecessor, George W. Bush.

August 30, 2012 11:10 amLoading…

Romney re-ignites Obama birthplace issue

COMMERCE, Mich. — During a homecoming rally in his boyhood state of Michigan on Friday, Mitt Romney thrust himself into a controversy over President Obama’s birthplace that has roiled at the fringe of his party, joking that “No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that t…

August 24, 2012 4:11 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog:Romney speaks out on medicare

Romney issued a memo today:

August 23, 2012 4:30 pmLoading…

Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.

August 11, 2012 6:10 amLoading…

Romney trounces Obama in fundraising for 3rd month

WASHINGTON — Can President Obama raise the money he needs to hold onto the White House?

August 06, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…
Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Obama campaign volunteer Sandra Brody speaks with a potential voter at the Roy Laos Transit Center at Sixth Avenue and Irvington Road. Brody and other volunteers worked at the transit center July 12 to register Latinos to vote.

July 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

President Obama volunteers Sandra Brody and Jenny Sawada have come to this south-side bus stop with a mission: to get people registered to vote.

July 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Romney denies targeting classmates for being gay

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney apologized Thursday for “stupid” high school pranks that may have gone too far and moved quickly to stamp out any notion that he bullied schoolmates because they were gay.

May 10, 2012 4:06 pmLoading…

Letters to the editor

Super PACs dilute democratic process

April 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Obama pays $162,074 in taxes on $789,674 income

WASHINGTON — Pressuring Mitt Romney on taxes, President Obama’s campaign re-released more than a decade of tax records Friday, a political maneuver designed to pressure the Republican presidential candidate to divulge tax records beyond two years and to stop “hiding” details of his huge pers…

April 13, 2012 4:05 pmLoading…
George H.W. Bush says it’s time for GOP ‘to get behind’ Romney

George H.W. Bush says it’s time for GOP ‘to get behind’ Romney

LOS ANGELES — In a further closing of Republican ranks, former President George H.W. Bush formally endorsed — or, rather, re-endorsed — Mitt Romney on Thursday and said it was “time for the party to get behind” the former Massachusetts governor.

March 29, 2012 9:06 pmLoading…
Santorum stumps for votes in Tucson

Santorum stumps for votes in Tucson

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum shakes hands with Tucsonan Tom Bush after Santorum's speech here on Wednesday. He told the tea party rally he's the best Republican candidate to defeat President Obama.

February 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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