Attorneys for 20 states fighting the new federal health care law told a judge Thursday it will expand the government's powers in dangerous and unintended ways.Read More »
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A joint U.S.-Mexico committee met for the first time Wednesday to address border management issues and border violence.Read More »
WASHINGTON - The scorecard on the legal fight over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is two judges in favor and one against. But these are the early rounds in preliminary bouts. The one that really counts - a showdown at the Supreme Court - is at least a year away.Read More »
Free-market economists have been warning both Democrats and Republicans for some time now — indeed, for decades — that government cannot simply continue its spending binge without paying a price.Read More »
Regarding the controversy over enforcing Arizona law on immigration, the roots of this problem began in 1990 with passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which permits American agro-corporations to export billions of dollars of taxpayer-subsidized corn to Mexico at one-third the price that small Mexican farmers charge.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano urged Congress Thursday to pass legislation allowing some foreign-born young people who were illegally brought to the U.S. as children to become legal residents.Read More »
Senate Republicans' ban on earmarks — money included in a bill by a lawmaker to benefit a home-state project or interest — was short-lived.Read More »
Great. The party that turned us into the largest debtor nation in the world via 20 years of status-quo deficit spending and adamantly preached the deregulation that nearly led to our complete economic collapse has regained some political power and is going to help us achieve financial responsibility.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's nearly two years in office have seen both handshakes and verbal spats between her and Republican lawmakers, setting markers that create expectations for more of the same for the next four years.Read More »
Polling on Arizona’s statewide races has consistently shown GOP candidates on top, and Republicans are optimistic that the anti-Democratic mood sweeping the state and the country will give them total control of state government.
Only a couple of relatively competitive races stand between Republicans and their first sweep of Arizona’s six statewide offices since 1994, not including the Corporation Commission.