Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she meant no disrespect when she pointed a finger at President Barack Obama during an intense discussion on an airport tarmac. But the Republican governor says the Democratic president showed disrespect for her by abruptly ending their conversation.Read More »
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President Barack Obama embarks Wednesday on a three-day tour of politically crucial states in a post-State of the Union journey to sell his 2012 economic policy goals while pitching his presidency to a divided public.Read More »
President Barack Obama called on Washington to work together in his State of the Union address Tuesday night and lawmakers crossed the aisle to sit with each other in a show of bipartisanship.
But reaction to the speech from Arizona’s congressional still split mostly along party lines.
President Barack Obama will be in Arizona the day after the State of the Union address as part of a five-state, three-day tour.Read More »
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly told a Senate committee Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency “ignores reality” by insisting on the most-advanced pollution control technology to update coal-fired power plants.Read More »
President Barack Obama is nominating Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Hurwitz to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »
Like just about everyone in the Phoenix area, Jen Pollock has lost several neighbors to foreclosure and short sales. And, like hundreds of thousands of others in Arizona, Pollock and her husband are upside down on their mortgage, owing about twice as much as their suburban house is now worth.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer provides behind-the-scenes details in her new book about her handling of Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law last year, including a tense meeting with President Barack Obama and her administration's attempts to avoid being branded racist over the crackdown on illegal immigrants.Read More »
Biggs, another Republican who has been vocal against extending jobless benefits, is unimpressed by the governor's offer of "accountability safeguards" as a way to check abuse in the unemployment benefits program.Read More »
So-called "birther" legislation aimed at President Barack Obama has been re-introduced at the Arizona Legislature.Read More »