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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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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

It’s a great time of year to go for a hike in the desert and find yourself. All I found was a swarm of Killer Bees and a German tourist who’s been lost since June.

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fox News won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics by proving that dense objects exist in a parallel universe.

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Mount Rushmore is closed. Not because of the Republican shutdown. Washington, Jefferson, Teddy and Lincoln can’t stop rolling their eyes and gagging.

October 04, 2013 7:00 amLoading…

Kathleen Parker: Shutdown, schmutdown

In life, context is everything; in Washington, leverage is everything else.

October 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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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Groups, politicians continue push for immigration reform

Groups, politicians continue push for immigration reform

Politicians and activists in favor of immigration reform haven’t taken a break from pushing for legislation that would bring 11 million people out of the shadows.

August 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Congress passes bill renewing anti-violence law

WASHINGTON — House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

February 28, 2013 4:27 pmLoading…

Judge moves up Loughner sentencing date

September 28, 2012 1:58 pm

Grijalva likely to face Saucedo Mercer in CD3

Tucson Democratic U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is cruising to victory over his first-ever primary challengers in Arizona Third Congressional District.

August 28, 2012 8:53 pmLoading…

Kirkpatrick to face Paton in Congressional District 1

Ann Kirkpatrick has won the Democratic nomination in Congressional District 1 and will face Republican Jonathan Paton in the November general election.

August 28, 2012 8:40 pmLoading…

Flake to face Carmona in Arizona race for US Senate

Six-term U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake had a giant lead over wealthy businessman Wil Cardon in early results across Arizona.

August 28, 2012 8:09 pmLoading…

Loughner change of plea hearing set

The judge overseeing the deadly Tucson mass shooting case on Monday scheduled competency and change of plea hearings for defendant Jared Lee Loughner.

August 06, 2012 11:07 am Related

Barber to hold weekend gathering at a Tucson Safeway

Newly-elected U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will host his first “Congress on the Corner” event this weekend at a Tucson Safeway — but not the same store where he was nearly killed during a similar event in January 2011.

June 21, 2012 1:05 pmLoading…

Political battle over student loans heating up

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that President Barack Obama was acting “beneath the dignity of the White House” when he traveled around the country this week to pressure Republicans to help keep federal student loan costs from ballooning. Boehner said Obama should reimb…

April 26, 2012 1:49 pmLoading…

Prosecutors can get psychologist’s notes on Loughner

A judge has rejected a request to stop prosecutors from receiving a psychologist’s notes on the Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner.

February 27, 2012 11:27 am
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.

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