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Boehner on immigration: 'We will not stand idle'

Boehner on immigration: 'We will not stand idle'

Boehner said it was Obama's fault because lawmakers didn't trust him.

November 21, 2014 9:10 am Related Loading…
Dems re-elect Pelosi as House minority leader

Dems re-elect Pelosi as House minority leader

Democrats consider Nancy Pelosi a tough leader and tremendous financial asset.

November 18, 2014 8:33 amLoading…

Brown enters race for Congress in District 1

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

January 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

October 18, 2013 7:00 amLoading…
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.

October 11, 2013 7:00 amLoading…
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.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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…

Eugene Robinson: Lost in their own wilderness

Republicans shouldn’t worry that President Obama is trying to destroy the GOP. Why would he bother? The party’s leaders are doing a pretty good job of it themselves.

January 28, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Charles Krauthammer: Return of the real Obama

The rout was complete, the retreat disorderly. President Obama got his tax hikes — naked of spending cuts — passed by the ostensibly Republican House of Representatives. After which, you might expect him to pivot to his self-proclaimed “principle” of fiscal “balance” by taking the lead on re…

January 03, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

E.J. Dionne: It's our system on the cliff

The United States faces a crisis in our political system because the Republican Party, particularly in the House of Representatives, is no longer a normal, governing party.

December 26, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Charles Krauthammer: It's nothing but a power play

Let’s understand President Obama’s strategy in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. It has nothing to do with economics or real fiscal reform. This is entirely about politics. It’s Phase 2 of the 2012 campaign. The election returned him to office. The fiscal cliff negotiations are designed to br…

December 06, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Eugene Robinson: Boehner plays a weak hand

Eugene Robinson: Boehner plays a weak hand

How dare he? President Obama, I mean: How dare he do what he promised during the campaign? How dare he insist on a “balanced approach” to fiscal policy that includes an teensy-weensy tax increase for the rich? Oh, the humanity.

December 03, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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…

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