Two-time Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Don Bivens will step aside and offer his support to Andrei Cherny to become the next leader of the party.Read More »
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In the “mutual benefits agreement” signed in 2008 and renewed recently, Superior pledged its support for federal legislation that would make a huge copper mine possible by exchanging protected land in the Tonto National Forest for parcels of comparable value elsewhere in the state. Any official communication opposing the plan to the governor or a member of Arizona’s congressional delegation would void the deal, and the town agreed to provide letters of support to those same officials.
But in promoting its plans Resolution Copper Mining LLC, the company that would set up the new mine, has created similar agreements with groups whose opposition could be detrimental.
Hundreds of years ago, William Shakespeare turned comic relief into a literary device. In 2010, Jon Stewart effectively turned that device against Arizona, in what became nearly constant skewering.Read More »
WASHINGTON - Congress gave final approval Dec. 22 to legislation that authorizes the Pentagon to spend nearly $160 billion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan this budget year without major restrictions on the conduct of operations.Read More »
Former U.S. Senate candidate Rodney Glassman said he will seek the chairmanship of the Arizona Democratic Party.Read More »
Arizona Republican National Committeeman Bruce Ash announced that he will seek the state GOP chairmanship, and attorney Ron Carmichael said he will announce soon as well.Read More »
Several hundred people lined up Tuesday night to get a copy of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's new book and have her sign it.Read More »
John McCain's former running mate is kicking off her national book tour in Phoenix on Tuesday.Read More »
Great. The party that turned us into the largest debtor nation in the world via 20 years of status-quo deficit spending and adamantly preached the deregulation that nearly led to our complete economic collapse has regained some political power and is going to help us achieve financial responsibility.Read More »
The Tohono O’odham Nation is betting heavily on a proposed $600 million casino/resort in Glendale that has been shrouded in mystery and delayed by lawsuits.Read More »