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McCain blocks Obama's pick for diplomatic post

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is blocking the confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominee to be America's second-highest ranked diplomat. McCain says Tony Blinken, Obama's deputy national security adviser, is "totally unqualified" to serve as Secretary of State John Kerry's understudy.…

December 04, 2014 9:35 amLoading…
UA basketball almost unanimous pick to win Pac-12

UA basketball almost unanimous pick to win Pac-12

UCLA received the other first-place vote, but Utah was voted second.

October 23, 2014 8:12 amLoading…
Ad Watch: Barber releases new border ad

Ad Watch: Barber releases new border ad

Ron Barber campaign releases new 30-second ad in Congressional District 2 race.

October 10, 2014 5:48 pmLoading…
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…
Run Boy Run on a fast pace: Celebrates sophomore release

Run Boy Run on a fast pace: Celebrates sophomore release

Arizona string band explores new themes in second album.

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Army: Soldier who shot herself on Va. Army base dies

Army: Soldier who shot herself on Va. Army base dies

She died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters.

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Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

July 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Homeland Security: Arizona deserved a warning

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visiting Nogales today.

June 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Petition cites 110,000 square miles of potential bear habitat in four Western states.

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Patriots of all stripes will celebrate Flag Day today

Patriots of all stripes will celebrate Flag Day today

WASHINGTON — It’s a holiday weekend, but you can be forgiven if the first holiday that comes to mind is Father’s Day – and not Flag Day.

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Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.

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Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ariz. expected to have nation’s second-fastest job growth in 2014

WASHINGTON — Arizona is expected to post the second-highest rate of job growth among states in 2014, trailing only booming North Dakota, according to a recent report.

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New food-stamp rules could affect Arizona convenience stores

WASHINGTON — Convenience stores will have to start stocking a variety of “staple foods” alongside the snacks and fountain drinks if they want to keep accepting food stamps, under a little-noticed section of the farm bill.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

January 31, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…

Repairing the voting rights act

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

January 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key Votes Ahead

January 18, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…

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.

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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