Service chiefs would get more authority but be held accountable for overruns, under Senate proposal.
Senator says his committee will block moves, but McSally fears deep cuts at D-M.
Congresswoman McSally vows to fight A-10's retirement amid sequestration battle.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems to benefit from production of Tomahawk, other weapons.
McCain, who will chair the Senate Armed Services Committee, outlined priorities.
Republican is in line to oversee military and defense policy and budgets.
Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."
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.
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.
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.
Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.
Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?
A proposal to establish an aggressive new system to prosecute sex cases in the military has picked up two key Republican backers as proponents continue seeking enough support to force a vote on the plan in the coming weeks.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said he cannot support women joining the military as it grapples with a sexual assault epidemic some lawmakers described as a cancer at a hearing Tuesday in which senators dressed down senior military leaders, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former …