The old sheet-metal border fence in downtown Nogales is coming down. It's being replaced by a see-through, vertical post-style fence.Read More »
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will likely set off a chain reaction, as Republicans and Democrats position themselves to run for the open seat.
Most political observers believe U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Mesa, will soon announce he is running to replace Kyl. Other potential GOP candidates include U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg and the entire slate of Republican statewide officeholders.
The longtime lobbyist, who heads up the firm Policy Development Group, became Sen. Dennis DeConcini’s top staff member at just 24 years old, but didn’t take long to decide that the Beltway wasn’t for him. Since then, Ober has been at the forefront of some of Arizona’s most contentious public policy debates.Read More »
Dennis Burke’s career in Arizona has come somewhat full circle. He began as an assistant U.S. attorney in 1997, working drug cases, and now he is the U.S. attorney for Arizona.Read More »
A Phoenix attorney and former top aide to former Gov. Janet Napolitano is expected to be the next U.S. Attorney for Arizona. The state’s Democratic congressional delegation has given its unanimous support to Dennis Burke. Once the background checks conducted by the Justice Department are completed, Burke is expected to be an easy nomination for President Barack Obama, say political insiders.Read More »