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Republicans say Democrats lack clout in Legislature

Republicans say Democrats lack clout in Legislature

GOP candidates in LD2 argue they can pass more bills than incumbent Democrats.

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State senator found dead on ranch

State senator found dead on ranch

Chester Crandell had gone horse riding Monday morning in Heber.

August 04, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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Border tops Legislative District 11 campaign agenda

Border tops Legislative District 11 campaign agenda

Three Republicans compete for two open seats in the LD11 primary.

August 02, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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Business briefs

Business briefs

Phoenix car wash mogul pleads guilty; Asarco to pay Arizona fine; more.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Senate spending panel votes to keep A-10 flying

Senate spending panel votes to keep A-10 flying

A committee passed a 2015 bill to fund the A-10.

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Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

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

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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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Legislative District 3 candidates take stand on the issues

Legislative District 3 candidates take stand on the issues

In the heavily Democratic district, it's winner take all in the primary between political newcomer Salomon Baldenegro Jr. and State Senator Olivia Cajero Bedford..

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New conservative group targets Republican 'legistraitors'

New conservative group targets Republican 'legistraitors'

A blacklist created by a former GOP state senator and a local conservative political consultant is targeting several Southern Arizona Republicans for defeat in the upcoming elections, labeling them as “legistraitors.”

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Senate committee deals with Border Patrol pay

WASHINGTON – A Senate committee was urged to fix the “hopelessly broken” overtime policy for Border Patrol agents, by boosting agents’ base pay but cutting any extra pay they would otherwise get for overtime hours.

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Senate panel gives $2B for child immigrants

WASHINGTON — A Senate appropriations panel has approved giving the Obama administration $2 billion it requested to handle the influx of immigrant children caught trying to cross the Mexico border alone. The Obama administration last month asked the Senate panel to give the Health and Human …

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House, Senate candidates in Legislative District 4

House, Senate candidates in Legislative District 4

In state Legislative District 4, only a single Democratic candidate will be eliminated in the primary in August.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Legislatives races in District 9, 10 will be decided in November

Legislatives races in District 9, 10 will be decided in November

Who will represent the residents in state legislative Districts 9 and 10 will, for the most part, not be decided until November.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

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Tucson attorney Marquez appointed to federal bench

Tucson attorney Marquez appointed to federal bench

Tucson attorney Rosemary Marquez was appointed a federal judge for Arizona today, nearly three years after she was nominated for the post.

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Federal court upholds new Arizona legislative district maps

PHOENIX — A federal court refused Tuesday to disturb the lines for the state’s 30 legislative districts even if they were designed in part to favor Democrats.

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Political stories from across Arizona (Thursday edition)

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

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Flake to GOP: Have a heart on immigration

Flake to GOP: Have a heart on immigration

Sen. Jeff Flake says Republicans ought to tone it down when talking about illegal immigration.

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Lawmaker cites social life in failed effort to pass backyard chicken bill

Lawmaker cites social life in failed effort to pass backyard chicken bill

PHOENIX — State lawmakers refused Wednesday to overturn local zoning laws about keeping chickens in backyards even though an Oro Valley Republican quipped it would help him with his social life.

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McCain adds voice to effort to save aging A-10 fighter

Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.

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