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Election 2014: How Arizonans voted

A roundup of Arizona winners.

November 05, 2014 5:57 amLoading…
Democrat Sinema keeps her Phoenix-area seat

Democrat Sinema keeps her Phoenix-area seat

Sinema faced former Lt. Col. Wendy Rogers.

November 04, 2014 10:17 pmLoading…
Outside groups spend millions on Arizona political races

Outside groups spend millions on Arizona political races

Spending by political committees can be difficult to detail.

November 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Gov. Jan Brewer has directed the state not to give driver's licenses to those in the deferred action program.

September 30, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…
Higher education spending first salvo in gubernatorial race

Higher education spending first salvo in gubernatorial race

Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal waste no time in political duel. 

August 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ducey wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

Ducey wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

Ducey faces Democrat Fred DuVal in the general election.

August 26, 2014 8:35 pm Related Loading…
Huppenthal falls in race for Arizona schools chief

Huppenthal falls in race for Arizona schools chief

Huppenthal trailed by a 3-2 margin with more than half the votes counted.

August 26, 2014 8:13 pm Related Loading…
Brewer: Dark money spending in Arizona election "astounding"

Brewer: Dark money spending in Arizona election "astounding"

Brewer voted this morning at Hope Chapel in Glendale.

August 26, 2014 11:56 amLoading…
Border issues prevalent in LD8 Republican primary

Border issues prevalent in LD8 Republican primary

All four GOP candidates want to secure the border. 

August 09, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Brewer: Look at equal protection for gays

While existing state laws bar discrimination based on race, religion or gender, those do not extend to sexual orientation. 

June 17, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
GOP to spend $2.9M on ads in CD1, CD2

GOP to spend $2.9M on ads in CD1, CD2

The plan is to buy $1 million in local network television ads this fall attacking Tucson Democrat Ron Barber and another $1.9 million to run ads critical of Flagstaff Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

June 17, 2014 4:30 pm Related Loading…
Brewer: No more Band-Aids for child welfare agency

Brewer: No more Band-Aids for child welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday that lawmakers should believe her plan to fix the state’s child welfare system is right “because I’m behind it.”

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Brewer hits the road to support candidates in other states

PHOENIX — With the regular legislative session behind her, Gov. Jan Brewer is on the road again in her bid to elect candidates across the nation who share her views.

May 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

PHOENIX — A judge has given Gov. Jan Brewer the go-ahead to try to block policies that allow “dreamers” to pay lower tuition at community colleges.

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Brewer rejects outside review of Ariz. child welfare office

Brewer rejects outside review of Ariz. child welfare office

PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state's child welfare agency.

April 30, 2014 5:17 pmLoading…
Brewer vetoes aggressive panhandling bill

Brewer vetoes aggressive panhandling bill

PHOENIX — Arizona is going to be without a legally enforceable begging law for perhaps another year.

April 17, 2014 5:12 pmLoading…

Health briefs

New VETS Center opens near university 

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White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.

March 31, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”

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Budget slice for Arizona kids gets bigger

PHOENIX — Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes more cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.

March 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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