In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.Read More »
TUCSON — Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords — still recovering from a shooting three years ago — said Thursday she might consider a return to political office.
The Arizona Democrat kept the door open when asked about such a possibility, saying "well, a little later" and "maybe" during an interview on NBC's "Today" show.
His agenda tattered by last year's confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws.Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi is asking a federal judge in Tucson to allow him to remain free on bail while he appeals his conviction on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.Read More »
Several Arizona lawmakers have weighed in on the Obama administration’s weekend announcement of an agreement intended to limit Iran’s nuclear program – and most are not pleased.Read More »
Believing that Republicans can win support from Hispanics just by supporting immigration reform “is insulting to Hispanic voters all over the country,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday. “The fact is that they want a seat at the table, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – Some were in college, some were barely walking. Some still have memories of the day, while others know only the legacy.Read More »
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service is not interested in coming up with plans to let states pay to keep parks open should another government shutdown occur, a service official testified Thursday to a House subcommittee.Read More »
The midterm congressional elections are still a year off, but the Republican Party started ratcheting up its campaign this week against three freshman Arizona Democrats it has targeted in the race.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Only 739 Arizona residents signed up for health insurance in the first month after the troubled health insurance marketplace went online, according to numbers released this week on the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act.Read More »