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Gov. Brewer says Ariz. wants Medicaid waiver

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Thursday she'll ask for a waiver under the federal health care overhaul so Arizona can reduce its Medicaid rolls to lower costs that Brewer and fellow Republicans say the cash-short state can't afford. If approved, the change could mean the loss of government-funded health care for hundreds of thousands of people.

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Grant for governor – as an independent? (access required)

Even as 2010’s votes are being counted, Republican Grant Woods said he’s considering a possible 2014 gubernatorial run as an independent candidate. The former state Attorney General and longtime adviser to U.S. Sen. John McCain, said he’s had conversations with ...

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Vacation time, French-style (access required)

France may be the GOP’s favorite cautionary example for liberal economic policies, but it’s a fine place for a post-election trip. Now that the election is over, Gov. Jan Brewer’s advisor Chuck Coughlin is making up for lost time by ...

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Killer says politics will force his execution (access required)

A condemned inmate asked the Arizona Supreme Court Oct. 13 to postpone his execution until after the gubernatorial election. Jeffrey Landrigan argues in legal briefs that Gov. Jan Brewer has political incentive to go forward with the Oct. 26 execution ...

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