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Mine land-swap vote imminent in Senate

Mine land-swap vote imminent in Senate

The controversial bill has been tucked into a "must-pass" national defense spending bill.

December 09, 2014 9:00 am Related Loading…
Mailer attempts to 'terrify' Democrats about Barber

Mailer attempts to 'terrify' Democrats about Barber

Election-time news and gossip in the Old Pueblo.

November 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Steller: Candidates lose when they pay own way

Steller: Candidates lose when they pay own way

Gary Kiehne nearly broke a persistent political trend. 

September 04, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…

Brewer hits the road to support candidates in other states

PHOENIX — With the regular legislative session behind her, Gov. Jan Brewer is on the road again in her bid to elect candidates across the nation who share her views.

May 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: US must continue leading on rights for the disabled

What makes a person disabled?

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Time to honor our history, wave freedom's flag from middle

Time to honor our history, wave freedom's flag from middle

It’s just a few weeks into a new year, still a long way to November, but the primary battles for both parties are already underway, not only for this year’s elections, but for 2016 as well.

January 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Shannon Snapp: Restorative justice works: Give it a chance

Shannon Snapp: Restorative justice works: Give it a chance

Every student has the right to learn in a school that is safe and equitable. Conflicts arise daily in schools, and historically schools have used a zero-tolerance approach to discipline students.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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McCain touches on variety of political topics at town hall

McCain touches on variety of political topics at town hall

Sen. John McCain hosted a town hall meeting in downtown Tucson Monday, asking business owners to tell him how the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” has affected hiring and other business decisions.

November 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Senate sends immigration overhaul to House

Senate sends immigration overhaul to House

WASHINGTON — With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows. The bill also promises a military-style effort to secure the long-porous…

June 27, 2013 1:20 pmLoading…

Tucson border activists oppose ‘border surge’ amendment

A coalition of local organizations gathered today at El Tiradito shrine near downtown Tucson to oppose the “border surge” amendment to the Senate immigration bill that will essentially double the number of Border Patrol agents and add fencing along the border before allowing people to adjust…

June 24, 2013 12:59 pmLoading…

Senate Gang of 8 close on immigration deal

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators neared agreement on a comprehensive immigration bill that would put illegal immigrants on a 13-year path to citizenship, officials with outside groups keeping up with the talks said Thursday.

March 21, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Senate vote: OK $85 billion cuts, avert shutdown

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.

March 20, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Senate immigration bill may limit family visas

WASHINGTON — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill may dramatically limit green cards for extended families of U.S. citizens, reserving them for immediate family members instead, a key lawmaker said Thursday.

March 14, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Goldwaters endorse Carmona in Senate race

Goldwaters endorse Carmona in Senate race

PHOENIX — A day after Rep. Jeff Flake easily won the Arizona Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, the daughter and granddaughter of one of the state’s most famous conservatives endorsed his opponent.

August 29, 2012 11:22 amLoading…

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…
Senate TV ad calls Flake as 'battle-tested conservative'

Senate TV ad calls Flake as 'battle-tested conservative'

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Flake’s first TV ad paints him as Arizona’s “battle-tested conservative.”

June 14, 2012 12:09 pm Video Loading…
Ariz. justice Hurwitz confirmed to appeals court

Ariz. justice Hurwitz confirmed to appeals court

The U.S. Senate voted today to confirm Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Hurwitz to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

June 12, 2012 11:50 amLoading…
Bivens ends Arizona's U.S. Senate race

Bivens ends Arizona's U.S. Senate race

Democrat Don Bivens bowed out of the U.S. Senate race Wednesday.

March 28, 2012 8:15 amLoading…

Carmona raises $570,000 in Senate race

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona’s campaign says he has raised $570,000 in six weeks for his bid for the U.S. Senate.

January 16, 2012 4:31 pmLoading…
Glassman's Ph.D. work questioned

Glassman's Ph.D. work questioned

U.S. Senate candidate Rodney Glassman is facing allegations he plagiarized some parts of his dissertation for his doctorate in arid land resource sciences.

September 30, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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