The president of a national religious organization and five others are on trial in Phoenix a year after they were arrested protesting Arizona's immigration law and a crackdown on illegal immigrants.Read More »
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U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton didn’t immediately rule on a motion to dismiss Arizona’s countersuit against the federal government, but left no doubt that she would throw out at least part of the case.Read More »
Jerry Lewis, a Mesa Republican and charter school executive that many say can pose a serious challenge to Senate President Russell Pearce, has officially entered the Senate race.
The state has scheduled a Nov. 8 recall election after a group seeking Pearce’s ouster submitted more than enough signatures to force one.
Former Congressman Tom Tancredo on Monday opened a committee to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat.Read More »
Oral arguments in a lawsuit hoping to derail the recall of Senate President Russell Pearce are set for Aug. 8.Read More »
An initial court hearing is scheduled Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court on a case involving the scheduled Nov. 8 recall election for Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
Arizona launched a website Wednesday to accept donations to pay for fencing along the Mexico border, and a supporter says the $3.8 million people donated to defend the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law could be just a taste of what to expect.Read More »
Arguing that the recall petition against Senate President Russell Pearce failed to comply with constitutional and statutory requirements, the Mesa Republican’s allies today asked a judge to invalidate signature sheets in a last-minute bid to block the special election from taking place this November.Read More »
Critics of a polarizing immigration law in Arizona protested the legislation Tuesday in triple-digit heat outside Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in downtown Phoenix, drawing sideways glances from fans who were more interested in getting to the game.Read More »
Pearce officially becomes the first sitting Arizona legislator to face a recall after the group that spearheaded the drive submitted more than enough signatures to Secretary of State for the special election to take place. Last week, Secretary of State Ken Bennett certified the recall and passed it on to Brewer, who is tasked by state law with formally calling the election.Read More »