“Birther,” used by the media with impunity, is a derogatory slur, the equivalent of the “N” word used for another group to cast them as sub- human.Read More »
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President Barack Obama has signed into law a final bill authored by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was wounded in an Arizona shooting rampage a year ago.Read More »
Before he presented his Extreme Marshmallow Cannon at the White House on Tuesday, staffers urged 14-year-old Joe Hudy of Phoenix not to encourage President Obama.
But when the commander in chief asks to fire your science project, “You really can’t say no,” Joe said.
Andrei Cherny, chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party, is stepping down from his position in order to take on a “new and different task.”
He didn’t mention it in the letter he sent out today, but Cherny is expected to soon announce he is running for Congress in the new 9th Congressional District, which includes parts of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa.
In the letter she delivered to President Barack Obama just before she wagged her finger at him during a tense discussion Wednesday, Gov. Jan Brewer urged the president to take notice of Arizona’s economic recovery and reiterated her longstanding request that he tour the Arizona-Mexico border with her.Read More »
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 »
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 will visit Intel Corp's manufacturing facility in Chandler as part of his trip to Arizona and four other states this week.Read More »
Sen. John McCain said Thursday that Congress' failure to reach agreement on legislation extending a payroll tax cut for working Americans "hurts the Republican Party." The GOP's 2008 presidential nominee said his party made a mistake in voting down the Senate-passed version of a bill that would have kept the current payroll tax relief intact for at least two more months.Read More »
The new acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has made 11 major personnel changes as he tries to move his agency beyond a controversial operation against gun-smuggling.Read More »