In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.Read More »
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., has lifted a block on five of six judicial nominees to the federal court in Arizona, where the American Bar Association has said vacancies are “dramatically worse” than in other states.Read More »
His agenda tattered by last year's confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws.Read More »
Arizona's bid to become a test site for unmanned drones was rejected Monday as federal officials picked six other proposals.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber has made his decision: He’s running for re-election in 2014.
Days after telling the Arizona Capitol Times he hadn’t decided whether he would run in 2014 and saying he still had to discuss the issue with his family, Barber released a statement today pledging his full effort to keep his seat in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber said has yet to decide whether he’ll run for reelection in 2014.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Arizona Reps. Kyrsten Sinema and Ron Barber joined 37 other Democrats who crossed the aisle Friday and voted for a GOP-backed bill to let people keep their current insurance policies under the health care reform act.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Only 739 Arizona residents signed up for health insurance in the first month after the troubled health insurance marketplace went online, according to numbers released this week on the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Arizona Republican Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake joined an overwhelming majority of senators Thursday to pass a bill banning workplace discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation or gender identity.Read More »
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.Read More »