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State Of The Union

Area Congress members back president's call for wage hikes and jobs

Area Congress members back president's call for wage hikes and jobs

Members of the Southern Arizona congressional delegation — all Democrats — lauded President Obama’s push to raise the minimum wage, and looked to his State of the Union speech for leadership in creating jobs.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gov. Brewer wants Obama to tour border

Gov. Brewer wants Obama to tour border

 Hours before President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union Address, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer toured the border area Tuesday and concluded that the Arizona-Mexico border remained a “gateway of the drug cartels.”

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Tucson girl invited to Obama's State of the Union speech

Tucson girl invited to Obama's State of the Union speech

While the rest of Tucson sixth-grader Haile Thomas’ classmates have to crack open the books to learn about history, she gets to experience it first hand.

February 11, 2013 5:51 pmLoading…
Obama readies State of Union for divided US

Obama readies State of Union for divided US

WASHINGTON - Nearly two years ago on a cold February day, President Obama stood for the first time before a joint session of Congress and spoke of a national day of reckoning.

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Obama readies State of Union for divided US

Obama readies State of Union for divided US

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on his fiscal 2011 budget proposals, February 1, 2010 at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

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