A planned special session to modify an initiative to create a “top-two” primary election system in Arizona won’t happen after some senators pulled their support because they didn’t think Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal went far enough.Read More »
After throwing its weight behind Russell Pearce in last year’s bitterly contested recall election, the Arizona Republican Party is now prepared to help the man it once accused of being a “plant” by the “ultra-liberal” group that sought Pearce’s ouster from the Legislature.Read More »
Both House Republican officials and Attorney General Eric Holder say they're willing to negotiate an end to a potential constitutional confrontation in a dispute related to the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking operation.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer decried President Barack Obama’s new DREAM Act-style immigration policy as “backdoor amnesty” intended to undermine SB1070 and bolster his political support for his re-election bid.
Speaking to reporters during a rare press conference in the Executive Tower, Brewer, one of Obama’s most nationally prominent critics on immigration and border security policy, said the president’s announcement set a dangerous distraction from the need to secure the border.
Arizona's secretary of state has no plans to look into Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's birthplace, despite requests from the public.Read More »
A bill to outlaw abortions based on the fetus’ race or gender died Thursday in the House, where it failed to get the two-thirds vote it needed to pass.
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, was the lead sponsor of the bill that he said was needed to address what he called the rising trend of U.S. abortions based on the sex of the fetus.
The complete list of 2012 candidates running for the Arizona Senate, Arizona House of Representatives and Arizona Corporation CommissionRead More »
A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the 2011 conviction of a man who bought dozens of AK-47s from an Arizona gun shop over a two-week period and delivered them to another man.Read More »
Federal officials have unveiled draft plans for a proposed $1.5 billion power line linking central New Mexico with southeast Arizona across at least 460 miles of federal, state, local and privately owned lands.Read More »
Washington’s delegate to Congress called Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, “a big bully” Tuesday for his proposal to restrict abortions in the District of Columbia.Read More »