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Party free fall? (access required)

Despite some political blows over the past couple of months and shrinking voter registration margins in key legislative districts, the Arizona Democratic Party is doing just fine, thank you, says it state chairman. “We have a good staff, we’re doing ...

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McCain: Deporting illegal immigrants won (access required)

As the Bush administration began promoting a guest worker program for immigrants, U.S. Sens. John McCain and Edward Kennedy urged Congress to include provisions for illegal immigrants to stay in the country. Speaking at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum ...

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Redistricting ruling (access required)

Key findings in an Arizona Court of Appeals ruling on redistricting maps: The Independent Redistricting Commission must try to satisfy the goal of creating competitive districts — ones winnable by either Democrats or Republicans — but that goal is subordinate ...

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The Initial Point (access required)

At Phoenix International Raceway near turn four, there is a hill often used for hillside seating that holds a little know historical monument — a concrete cross that marks the point where almost all private parcels of land in Arizona ...

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Civil rights groups focus on Katrina victims (access required)

Civil rights groups have diverted much of their attention to victims of Hurricane Katrina, helping with emergency relief and advocating for poor and minority survivors during reconstruction. Some examples: • American Justice Center: Staff attorney working full time for new ...

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