Forget apps: In Congress, there’s a caucus for that, and Arizonans join up
WASHINGTON – Shipbuilding may not seem like a vital issue for arid, landlocked Arizona, but Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joined the Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus – along with 23 other caucuses and working groups.
Targeted Democrats continue stockpiling funds for congressional re-election bids
WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.
McCain considering running again for Senate
Republican Sen. John McCain says he’s considering running for a sixth term in 2016, the year he turns 80.
Federal budget deal includes wildfire funds, border guarantees
Tucked inside the bill that reopened the federal government late Wednesday night was language guaranteeing that border-security measures, specifically radar surveillance blimps, would continue to be funded into 2014.
Fed budget deal means AZ DES workers back at work
More than 240 furloughed workers at the Arizona Department of Economic Security are back on the job now that the federal government is back up and running.
McSally scores big in campaign contributions
After a razor-thin loss last year to Democrat Ron Barber in southeastern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, Republican Martha McSally is beginning the 2014 race with a significant amount of money in the bank.
Brewer announces nine more days of Grand Canyon funding
Gov. Jan Brewer announced that Arizona will use state funds to keep Grand Canyon National Park open for an additional nine days if the federal shutdown persists.
Shutdown blues: Arizona reacts to government shutdown
Social media has seen a flurry of reactions to the #shutdown over #Obamacare, the #debtceiling, or whatever lawmakers, pundits and political observers choose to blame for the federal government closing its doors since Oct. 1.
House approves border security funding, in 13th ‘piecemeal’ budget bill
The House voted Thursday to fund Department of Homeland Security operations for fiscal 2014, the latest in a string of votes to reopen specific agencies in a strategy that Democrats deride as “cherry-picking” areas of the government.
Lew warns of debt-limit catastrophe; Schweikert says that’s not so
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Thursday of a “potentially catastrophic” hit to the economy if the nation reaches the debt limit next week and defaults on its obligations.
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