Republican Sen. John McCain says he's considering running for a sixth term in 2016, the year he turns 80.Read More »
Barton gains nationwide notoriety for observations on Hitler, Obama
In a telephone interview with the Arizona Capitol Times, Barton stood by the comments, saying the comparison between Obama and Hitler was apt, at least in their style of leadership.
If you think the federal government shutdown only affects federal employees, talk to Phoenix Fire Chief Bob Khan.Read More »
After four weeks and three meetings of a task force with intentions to reform, tweak, or overhaul Arizona’s personal income tax system, the members of the group don’t seem closer to deciding what, exactly, they want to accomplish.Read More »
Members of the Democratic National Committee will be spending the next two days holed up in a Scottsdale resort for their annual summer meeting.Read More »
If conservative activists manage to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot, their chances of getting voters to overturn it are grim, according to a new poll by the pro-expansion Restoring Arizona organization.Read More »
Libertarians, Greens will look to courts if election referendum fails
Even if the referendum drive against the omnibus elections measure HB2305 falls short, Greens and Libertarians may still be able to strike down a requirement in the legislation that dramatically increases the number of signatures they need to get on the ballot.
Arizonans find lots to criticize amidst a few glimmers of praise
A huge rise in deportations. Regulatory overreach. Borderlands decimated by off-road vehicles. Operation Fast and Furious. More than four years after Barack Obama became president, liberals and conservatives alike have lots to criticize about what has happened in Arizona during his presidency.
Like similar laws around the country, Arizona’s stand-your-ground law has been in the spotlight since a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.Read More »
Rep. Victoria Steele said House Minority Leader Chad Campbell threatened to kill her legislation and committee assignments next year in retaliation for her endorsement of Fred DuVal in the 2014 governor’s race.Read More »