Operation Fast and Furious was the fourth “gun–walking” investigation run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in the Phoenix area, according to a congressional report released Tuesday.Read More »
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Three bills to eliminate or reduce the capital gains tax cleared a House committee today, despite objections from Democrats that a reduction would be too costly for the state.Read More »
Democratic lawmakers today outlined their goals for the 2012 legislative session, stressing a need for bipartisan cooperation, while also ripping Republican-led legislation of recent years.Read More »
Arizona's redistricting commission members divided along party lines Tuesday as they approved maps of new congressional and legislative districts by identical 3-2 votes.Read More »
Many people have asked me whether I believe there is a real chance for bipartisanship, political civility and statesmanship to prevail in our current political climate. They are surprised when I say, “yes!”Read More »
A major overhaul of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s congressional map would eliminate Maricopa County’s centerpiece district and drastically shift the lines in rural Arizona.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to remove the state’s redistricting chairwoman has left a bad impression on voters, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Brewer’s handling of the situation could have some long-term implications for both the governor and the Republican Party in Arizona, the pollster said.
Jerry Lewis may have inadvertently become the poster boy of a movement to radically overhaul Arizona’s election system.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and Republican legislative leaders are considering another effort to remove the chair of the state redistricting commission, despite the Arizona Supreme Court's ruling that an initial attempt was improper.Read More »
President Obama and some of Arizona’s most prominent Democrats are pushing former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona to jump into the U.S. Senate race.Read More »