Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday an Iranian-backed terror plot coordinated in Mexico proves the U.S. must secure its southern border, an attempt to shore up his standing among Republicans on immigration.Read More »
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A federal judge has removed a hurdle for people challenging the U.S. government’s $3.4 billion settlement of an Indian land mismanagement lawsuit, the largest government settlement in U.S. history.Read More »
Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that his testimony to Congress about a controversial gun-smuggling probe was truthful and accurate and that Republicans are engaging in political posturing when they say otherwise.Read More »
A Phoenix residential solar-energy project could be replicated around the country, said Valley business and government representatives in a meeting Wednesday with Energy Secretary Steven Chu.Read More »
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama unveiled a waiver program Friday that opens the door for states to sidestep education obstacles in the much-maligned No Child Left Behind law. The new program gives states flexibility in the use of federal funds and on No Child Left Behind deadlines – as long as states adjust school policies to be more in line with the White House.Read More »
Barack Obama's road to re-election is lined with lots of boarded-up homes.
Though the high unemployment rate dominates talk in Washington, for many 2012 voters the housing crisis may well be a more powerful manifestation of a sick economy.
Arizona’s hospitals will renew their campaign for a bed-tax proposal to draw down federal money, which they say would salvage coverage for thousands of residents who are frozen out of the state’s Medicaid program.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will speak in Arkansas next month at a state Republican Party dinner.Read More »
U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke resigned today with praise from Washington D.C. and no mention of Operation Fast and Furious, the disastrous and deadly gunrunning scandal that has plagued his office for months.
Burke’s resignation letter was vague in his reasoning to step down and so was his final message to his staff.
The 2012 election cycle is underway and familiar allegations that illegal immigrants are registering to vote or casting ballots are already cropping up again, but election officials from across Arizona say the oft-made claims are little more than urban legend.Read More »