Little in Arizona cools off in the middle of August. One exception is the GOP's Senate primary election, where the wealthy businessman who spent $6 million of his own money on the race has scaled back his TV ad presence in what many see as tacit acknowledgment that he's failed to catch up to Rep. Jeff Flake.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is saying the federal government and parents of young illegal immigrants are at fault as she defends her order denying driver's licenses and other public benefits to those who get work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that directs state agencies to deny public benefits and state identification to young illegal immigrants has created a political firestorm.
Critics have accused the governor of political grandstanding, pandering to the Republican Party’s conservative wing and misunderstanding immigration law. The governor, on the other hand, blamed the Obama administration for the situation.
Chants of “we are the dreamers, mighty mighty dreamers,” reverberated around the state Capitol on Aug.16 as a small group of protestors attempted to march into Gov. Jan Brewer’s office to directly ask her to support them.Read More »
Arizona, already at odds with the federal government and civil-rights groups over immigration, is adding voter ID and the Voting Rights Act to the disputes.Read More »
An Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign says the United States needs to build a fence at the Mexico border and "start shooting" at suspected illegal immigrants.Read More »
Up to 1.76 million illegal immigrants could be eligible for a two-year reprieve from deportation under an Obama administration program that begins accepting applications Wednesday.Read More »
When was the last time anything truly major happened at a Republican or Democratic national convention?Read More »
In an appeal to Latino voters, three Senate candidates in the Southwest are calling on delegates to the Democratic National Convention to make support of a bill to help young illegal immigrants gain citizenship a part of the party platform.Read More »
Russell Pearce’s campaign is painting businessman Bob Worsley, his primary foe, as a liberal who donated to a prominent Democratic politician.Read More »