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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…
Paul O. Peters

Paul O. Peters

Paul O. Peters, a former newspaperman who led the opposition to the Sept. 10, 1935, bond issue for a riverfront park. Peters and his Citizens Non-Partisan Committee campaigned hard but were overwhelmed by widespread support from business and labor, and energetic poll work by city patronage e…

September 06, 2013 9:54 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…
Robin Carnahan campaigning for Senate

Robin Carnahan campaigning for Senate

July 28, 2010- Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan speaks to a crowd of supporters at Lubeley's Bakery and Deli in St. Louis on Wednesday. Carnahan who is campaigning for U.S. Senate, stopped at Lubeley's as part of her "Stop the Bull" tour. Stephanie S. Cordle scordle@post-dispatch.com

June 17, 2013 12:54 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…
1964 LBJ & Stan

1964 LBJ & Stan

2/14/1064- ST. LOUIS - "One of the great heroes of this country" is how President Lyndon B. Johnson described Stan "The Man" Musial as he appointed him to head the federal physical fitness program. Musial, currently a vice president of the St. Louis baseball Cardinals, succeeds Bud Wilkinson…

January 19, 2013 1:39 pmLoading…
Look Back "Hair"

Look Back "Hair"

St. Louis Alderman Doris Bass, R-15th Ward, campaigns for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate outside the Monsanto Co. plant south of downtown on Aug. 2, 1970, two days before the primary. She lost by more than 3-to-1 to Missouri Attorney General John Danforth, who then lost the Novemb…

January 18, 2013 11:37 amLoading…
Look Back o113

Look Back o113

B. Gratz Brown, a lawyer in St. Louis and one of the few emancipationist leaders in Missouri who supported giving former slaves the right to vote. He represented Missouri in the U.S. Senate from 1863 to 1867, served as governor in 1871 and was Horace Greeley's running mate in the 1872 presid…

January 11, 2013 11:44 amLoading…
Look Back 0113

Look Back 0113

Charles D. Drake, a lawyer in St. Louis and leader of the constitutional convention that abolished slavery in Missouri. Before the Civil War, Drake supported slavery, but he changed his mind as war raged. He became a leader of the state's Radical Union party, which supported emancipation. He…

January 11, 2013 11:44 amLoading…
George Will: The filibuster stalker

George Will: The filibuster stalker

Ideas are not responsible for the people who believe them, but when evaluating Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s ideas for making the Senate more like the House of Representatives, consider the source. Reid is just a legislative mechanic trying to make Congress’ machinery efficiently respo…

December 21, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…
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…

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