Sen. John McCain said Thursday that Congress' failure to reach agreement on legislation extending a payroll tax cut for working Americans "hurts the Republican Party." The GOP's 2008 presidential nominee said his party made a mistake in voting down the Senate-passed version of a bill that would have kept the current payroll tax relief intact for at least two more months.Read More »
Roughly 100 opponents of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio turned out at a meeting of Maricopa County officials Wednesday to urge the officials to call for his resignation amid reports of botched sex-crime investigations and other problems in his department.Read More »
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants.
The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law.
Sen. John McCain said Sunday that the potentially powerful Hispanic vote in the upcoming presidential election remains "up for grabs" because neither President Barack Obama nor Republicans have convinced these voters that they are on their side.Read More »
Still shaken from the successful recall of Senate President Russell Pearce, some lawmakers are seeking to make it more difficult for voters to oust politicians from office.
One Pearce ally plans to sponsor legislation that would require recall organizers to obtain signatures from a majority of registered voters in a district — an unprecedented proposal that would far exceed signature requirements in all other states that allow recalls.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is set to endorse Texas Governor Rick Perry for president. ABC News reports Arpaio plans to campaign with Perry in New Hampshire next week.Read More »
A study by Congress' investigative arm has found that investigators linked 30 fires that erupted in a five-year period in a border region of the southwestern state of Arizona to people who crossed into the U.S. illegally.Read More »
The new head of the scandal-tainted Fiesta Bowl says excesses at the top-tier bowl game are a thing of the past.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer was in Washington Wednesday to urge the secretary of the Air Force to deploy the service’s next-generation F-35 fighter jets toLuke Air Force Base near Glendale.Read More »
The former chief operating officer of the Fiesta Bowl has been indicted on charges of filing false income tax returns for the bowl game, the first charges against a former official of one of the top national college football bowls and Bowl Championship Series member since a scathing report led to the firing of its president in March.Read More »