Tag Archives: George H.W. Bush

Univ. of Ariz. starts national civility institute

Two former presidents — one Republican, the other a Democrat — will chair a new national institute to promote civility in political discourse in the city where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was severely wounded in a shooting rampage that left six dead, officials announced Monday.

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Money, name ID make Ben Quayle ‘top-tier’ candidate

Ben Quayle is a political neophyte who has spent a small fraction of his life in Arizona, and he lacks the kind of business experience or community involvement that usually precedes a run for Congress. But what Quayle does have — a ton of money and his father’s last name — scares the bejeepers out of the nine other candidates seeking the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District.

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Mike Colletto, a lobbyist for the Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona who has been in a wheelchair for 32 years, dealt with depression until waking up one morning and deciding to look at the “positive side.”

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