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Watered down ‘birther’ bill advances (access required)

Legislation requiring presidential candidates to submit proof of citizenship before appearing on the Arizona ballot is advancing in the Senate, though it has been stripped of its most controversial provision and has been substantially tweaked since the original version died in committee in February.

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(Photo by Luige del Puerto/Arizona Capitol Times)

For the DeMennas, the business of government is a family affair (access required)

It’s common for children to follow in the footsteps of their parents, but in politics, that’s usually the case for elected officials, not lobbyists, and that’s one reason why the DeMennas occupy an unusual perch.