As we considered sites for the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting, we looked for a location that would demonstrate our party’s ability and willingness to compete in states that have traditionally been Republican strongholds. We chose Arizona.Read More »
The old adage — “If it doesn’t kill you, it will make you stronger” — generally applies to biological organisms. But it could also apply to the financial system in Arizona, which has had 14 bank failures since 2009.Read More »
The Arizona-based Goldwater Institute responded harshly Friday to the Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin's Aug. 6 letter inquiring into its position on stand-your-ground laws and connections to the American Legislative Exchange Council.Read More »
Katherine Figueroa was 9 and watching television reports of a workplace raid in Phoenix when she saw video of her parents being hauled away by sheriff’s deputies.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was approved Thursday as the first female president of the 10-campus University of California system and is expected to begin the job in September.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was scheduled to be formally introduced Thursday to the 26 people who are expected to become her new bosses — members of the University of California's governing board.Read More »
A poll commissioned by the National Republican Congressional Committee shows potential GOP challenger Martha McSally in a dead heat with Democratic Congressman Ron Barber.Read More »
The bill moratorium that rankled lawmakers as Gov. Jan Brewer started applying pressure to pass her Medicaid expansion plan helped push her to a near-record number of vetoes in 2013.
Brewer vetoed 26 bills this year, the second highest total of her career, behind the 29 she rejected in 2011.
MESA - Mesa Mayor Scott Smith has been sworn in as 71st president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.Read More »
Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama is "mired" in a series of scandals and must find a way to surmount them.Read More »