An Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign says the United States needs to build a fence at the Mexico border and "start shooting" at suspected illegal immigrants.Read More »
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Lawyers for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a federal judge to reject a bid by opponents of Arizona's immigration law to prevent police from enforcing the statute's most contentious section.Read More »
A three-judge federal court panel has scheduled an Oct. 31 hearing in Phoenix on a lawsuit challenging Arizona's new map of legislative districts.Read More »
Etched into a piece of glass at the Navajo County Historical Society in Holbrook is the name Joseph F. Woods, sheriff, an artifact from his tenure as Navajo County sheriff.Read More »
Historians like to take the long view. When our forefathers (and they were all men) met in Phoenix slightly more than 100 years ago to adopt a Constitution for the state of Arizona, they drafted a document based on their understanding of the past and expressing their progressive hopes for the future.Read More »
While Arizona’s legendary 5 Cs together claim a smaller piece of the state’s economic pie, their historical significance remains.Read More »
The Obama administration said Friday that it will begin charging $465 this month for temporary work permits for many young illegal immigrants as it laid out details of one its signature new policies on immigration.Read More »
A decision by the Obama administration to sever agreements that authorized local law enforcers to check people’s legal status will get its first public hearing by a legislative body tomorrow.
The hearing starts at 1:30 p.m. in the House.
Arizona is a dream for comedians and political writers.
Unfortunately, the Arizona Capitol Times July 23 story “Tea party leader says all Muslims a ‘threat’ to U.S.; seeks recall of McCain” on Tea Party organizer Wes Harris wanting to ban all Muslims from working for the federal government and attempting to recall Sen. John McCain crowds out news on “normal” people (like myself) trying to run for office and offering ideas on how to improve the state.
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »