An Arizona congressman wants to do away with dollar bills, saying a phase-out to instead use dollar coins would save the United States a projected $184 million annually.Read More »
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It was announced this week that the National Institute on Civil Discourse awarded its first grants to several UofA departments: one to watch how politicians handle confrontational questions from constituents and another to read comments left by readers of the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – All five Republican members of Arizona’s House delegation have signed on to the Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011, a plan to deal with the nation’s debt limit that is expected to come up for a vote Tuesday.Read More »
If New York Rep. Anthony Weiner’s Twitter–induced scandal and resignation gave members of Arizona’s congressional delegation pause about their own social media activity, they’re not showing it.Read More »
The U.S. Debt Limit, Homeland Security, Firefighter Funds, Mass-Transit Security, the GOP Libya Plan and the War Powers Act. See how Arizona's Congressional delegation voted on the issues this week.Read More »
Stopgap 2011 Budget, Social Security, Medicare, Foreclosed, Abandoned Homes, Rural-Funding Priority, Abandoned-Homes Count, Temporary 2011 Budget, Afghanistan Withdrawal, National Public Radio, AMBER Alerts, Small-Business ContractsRead More »
Antsy for results, tea party supporters gathered for a weekend strategy summit say they're intent on making sure the Republicans they helped return to power last fall live up to promises to dramatically change course in Washington.Read More »
The time isn’t right for the Arizona Supreme Court to rule on the eligibility of nominees for the Independent Redistricting Commission, the state’s solicitor general argued in briefs filed Jan. 14.Read More »
U.S. Rep. David Schweikert says he won't get the committee assignment he wanted most, but he is still holding out for an assignment that "has something to do with numbers."Read More »
Many candidates who spent big and lost big this election cycle were bound by one thread — they’re Democrats.
Indeed, Democrats in several races outraised and outspent their opponents by tens of thousands of dollars while others benefited as much by independent spending aimed at helping their campaigns.