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Fitz: Vice-President Dick Cheney prays for forgiveness for Iraq, "I was wrong"

Fitz: Vice-President Dick Cheney prays for forgiveness for Iraq, "I was wrong"

Vice-President Dick Cheney today told the press he regularly prays for forgiveness for the role he played in invading Iraq. "I should've made "W" triple the troop deployment. I should've made "W" drop the big one on that miserable sandbox. I should've gone over there and searched for the Wea…

June 18, 2014 9:00 amLoading…
Fitz: McCain calls on Obama to invade Iraq, aiming to blame Obama for strategic blunder

Fitz: McCain calls on Obama to invade Iraq, aiming to blame Obama for strategic blunder

Senator John McCain today called on President Obama to launch a full-scale invasion of Iraq, saying his Republican colleagues would support such an action without reservation.

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Fitz: U.S. offers to trade Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to Taliban for stick of gum

Fitz: U.S. offers to trade Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to Taliban for stick of gum

The White House announced plans for another controversial swap, this time involving an Iraqi and any Afghan wiling to bargain. Specifically, President Barack Obama ordered the United States State Department to offer to trade Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for a stick of gum, a camel, …

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Fitz:Far-right Tea Partier takes down big not-far-right-enough Republican Eric Cantor,  Barbarians at the Gates of the G.O.P., D.C. in flames

Fitz:Far-right Tea Partier takes down big not-far-right-enough Republican Eric Cantor, Barbarians at the Gates of the G.O.P., D.C. in flames

Far-right Tea Partier takes down big not-far-right-enough Republican Eric Cantor,  Barbarians at the Gates of the G.O.P., DC in flames

June 11, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Steller: What Sunnyside’s landslide recall vote means, and more politics

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.

May 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: GOP shows signs of shaking its tea-party hangover

The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.

March 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
GOP leader steps down, citing time demands and Tea Party influences

GOP leader steps down, citing time demands and Tea Party influences

PHOENIX — Saying he’s had enough, the state Senate’s No. 2 Republican is calling it quits.

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Fitz: Walgreens. The Mystery of the missing cartoonist

Fitz: Walgreens. The Mystery of the missing cartoonist

"Where is Fitzsimmons? He was supposed to be here to sign his calendars!"

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fitz: Hobby Lobby

Fitz: Hobby Lobby

Why shove your religion down your employee’s throats when you can use Hobby Lobby’s new “True Believer” throat suppositories. Coercion required!

December 05, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: 5-Second Editorial

Fitz Blog: 5-Second Editorial

 

October 23, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

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Common Core name changes, standards remain

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer ordered her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core’’ when referring to new education standards, in response to hostility from critics over what they see as a federal intrusion.

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More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told

WASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Obama’s spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who kn…

May 20, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Media, tea party coalesce around common enemy

Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt - the benighted Mainstream Media.

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Melvin plans dark-horse run for GOP gubernatorial nomination

Melvin plans dark-horse run for GOP gubernatorial nomination

PHOENIX - Three-term state Sen. Al Melvin announced Monday he intends to run for governor this coming year.

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US Sen. Rand Paul endorses immigrant path to citizenship

US Sen. Rand Paul endorses immigrant path to citizenship

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing a path to citizenship for the nation’s illegal immigrants, a significant move for a favorite of tea party Republicans who are often seen as hostile to such an approach.

March 18, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Groups mount effort to remove Ariz. justice, prompting Pelander to consider rare campaign

PHOENIX - A loosely organized effort to oust a state Supreme Court justice is forcing him to consider an unprecedented campaign to keep his job.

October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog:Miller's lament

     Teapublican Ally Miller is running against Nancy Young Wright for the seat of retiring Pima County Supervisor Ann Day. Miller sent out this memo to the press yesterday.

October 15, 2012 6:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog:Flags over Saddlebrooke

"When I see a house with an American flag I know it's a conservative home," Republican state senator "Capt." Al Melvin told a recent Tucson Tea Party rally while stroking a flag on a nearby stand and snarling.

October 09, 2012 6:00 amLoading…

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