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Ad Watch: McSally campaign releases new ad, "Time"

Ad Watch: McSally campaign releases new ad, "Time"

Ad focuses on McSally's with the Pentagon over garb, equal pay.

September 15, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Ad Watch: McSally releases third ad, "Stand up"

Ad Watch: McSally releases third ad, "Stand up"

Ad focuses on McSally's successful fight with the Pentagon over garb.

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Terry Bracy: Our aging democratic institutions need professional help

Terry Bracy: Our aging democratic institutions need professional help

House Intelligence committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a respected figure at the Capitol for a decade, last week became the institution’s latest early retiree. The decision of Rogers, a Michigan Republican, is not part of a normal generational turnover, but rather a new trend in my experience — …

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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…
McSally leaves Armed Services Committee hearing to go to fundraiser (updated)

McSally leaves Armed Services Committee hearing to go to fundraiser (updated)

Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally had a front row seat to last Friday's Armed Services Committee in the House last week. At least for the first hour. 

March 17, 2014 3:08 pmLoading…
Barber renews push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget

Barber renews push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget

Barber reopens push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget

February 24, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Brown enters race for Congress in District 1

Tucson Republican Jim Brown filed candidate paperwork to run for Congress in District 1.

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Ron Barber: Budget must not be balanced on backs of service members

I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.

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Terry Bracy: The case for optimism

Terry Bracy: The case for optimism

Oscar Wilde once famously said the optimist sees the doughnut, and the pessimist sees the hole. Contemporary Washington is fixated on the holes even as doughnuts are arriving by the dozen.

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1,600 in Tucson area cut off from unemployment benefits Saturday

Around 1,600 Pima County residents will be cut off from receiving long-term unemployment benefits Saturday because Congress didn’t renew funding for the program.

December 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Renewable Fuel Standard benefits motorists, air quality and the farm economy

When Congress expanded the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007, it did so with three important policy objectives in mind.

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Keeping our wartime promise:

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Robert Perkin: One-size-fits all F-35 does not fit Tucson

Robert Perkin: One-size-fits all F-35 does not fit Tucson

Tim Steller’s recent column is a valuable addition to the debate over the deployment of the F-35 aircraft.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: We 'Ordinary Americans' deserve informed candidates

Fall brings several benchmarks: the pumpkin farm, my annual baking imperative, the inevitable hopeful excursion into nature that ends with sunburn and the realization that it really is still hot, even though we wish it weren’t so.

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2 Amphi district students win art competition

2 Amphi district students win art competition

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva with Amphitheater High School senior-to-be José Coronado and his mother, Maria Coronado

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2 Amphi district students win art competition

2 Amphi district students win art competition

Stephanie Spalding, who is now a graduate of Ironwood Ridge High School, with her pen-and-ink portrait.

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2 Amphi district students win art competition

2 Amphi district students win art competition

The apex of many kids' art careers is having their work exhibited on the kitchen fridge.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Goodbye Saturday mail? Postal Service plans cuts

WASHINGTON — Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages to stem its financial losses in a world radically re-ordered by the Internet.

February 06, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Giffords meets with fellow survivors in Tucson

Giffords meets with fellow survivors in Tucson

In one of her last acts in office, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords met Monday with other survivors and supporters more than a year after gunfire interrupted a meet-and-greet with constituents outside a Tucson grocery store.

January 23, 2012 11:14 am Photos

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