Barely a year after winning a hard-fought battle to put Arizona’s 9th Congressional District in the Democratic column, U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema faces a fork in the road.Read More »
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As the national immigration debate rages, enthusiasm in Arizona fades.Russell Pearce stood on the Senate lawn last Saturday, reciting the same anti-illegal immigration rhetoric that boosted him to national fame in 2010 with the passage of his SB1070. This time, the crowd around Pearce had become much smaller. Read More »
After fewer than six months in the Legislature, Republican Rep. Adam Kwasman of Oro Valley announced today he is considering a run for the US House in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District in 2014.Read More »
WASHINGTON — The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the large-scale, comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced last week.Read More »
WASHINGTON — House Republican who oppose abortion promoted legislation Wednesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
Federal legislation was introduced Tuesday to try to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino near Glendale.Read More »
The House voted Tuesday to relax environmental restrictions in a 100-mile buffer along the nation’s land borders, to make it easier for border patrol agents to do their jobs.Read More »
Democrats are hoping that late campaign appearances by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will help push her hand-picked successor to victory in a special congressional election in Arizona.
Republicans, trying to make the southern Arizona House race a referendum on President Barack Obama and his handling of the economy, are running a former Marine who narrowly lost to Giffords two years ago.
Gov. Jan Brewer's office says she has until Saturday to schedule a special election for 8th Congressional District voters to pick a midterm replacement for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
WASHINGTON – A House committee Wednesday approved a bill to require that every business in the country use the E-Verify system to determine if prospective hires are authorized workers or undocumented immigrants.Read More »