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Political round-up: Rep. Crandell found dead on ranch

Political round-up: Rep. Crandell found dead on ranch

A collection of political stories from across the state

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Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Once considered among the best-organized public forums in the country, the Sunday Evening Forum has been resurrected.

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Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

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State bill calls for $30M in radar, cameras to verify border security

State bill calls for $30M in radar, cameras to verify border security

PHOENIX — Arizona taxpayers may spend $30 million to do little more than find out how good — or bad — a job the federal government does in securing the border.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: My bathroom scale must be a Republican

I am pretty sure my bathroom scale is a Republican.

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Melvin misattributes quotes about class warfare to Lincoln

Melvin misattributes quotes about class warfare to Lincoln

PHOENIX — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Al Melvin is using quotes from Abe Lincoln in his running fight with President Obama and his policies.

December 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Thank God Thanksgiving will be over soon so I can stop fretting about soup kitchens, food banks and hunger in America and just go shopping.

November 27, 2013 8:00 amLoading…
Photos: Singer Eydie Gorme dies

Photos: Singer Eydie Gorme dies

Eydie Gorme (gor-MAY'), a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with husband Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84. Gorme had a huge solo hit in 1963 with "Blame it on the Bossa Nova." She died in a Las Vegas hospital Saturday.

August 10, 2013 5:48 pm Photos

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Yes to immigration reform; no to Senate bill

I do not like border fences. They are un-American. President Reagan demanded that the Berlin Wall be torn down. Why does the beacon of freedom want to build a fence? Some say, just enforce the laws already on the books. This is misguided, because although it is illegal to be a noncitizen ins…

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Complaint: Texas judge said minorities predisposed to crime

AUSTIN, Texas — A coalition of civil rights organizations has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a conservative federal judge for discriminatory comments she allegedly made during a speech, including that some racial groups were predisposed to violent crime.

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George Will: The vigorous virtues of Margaret Thatcher

Her decisiveness made her the most formidable woman in 20th-century politics, and England's most formidable woman since its greatest sovereign, Elizabeth I.

April 08, 2013 9:15 am Related Loading…

A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

March 05, 2013 4:33 pmLoading…

George Will: Night of nonsense

The annual State of the Union spectacle of presidency-worship should embarrass us.

February 15, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: The brevity of Silent Cal

Biography of Calvin Coolidge shows a president who didn't say much but got results.

February 13, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Charles Krauthammer: Immigration: Getting it right

Immigration reform is coming. Let’s get it right. What counts as getting it wrong? The 1986 Simpson-Mazzoli Act, signed by President Reagan. It granted amnesty to the then 3 million illegal immigrants and promised border enforcement.

January 31, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Charles Krauthammer: Obama unbound

The media herd is stunned to discover that Barack Obama is a man of the left. After 699 teleprompted presidential speeches, the commentariat was apparently still oblivious. Until Monday’s inaugural address, that is.

January 24, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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