A poll shows real estate mogul Donald Trump as the top choice of a third of Republican voters in Arizona, at least after undecided voters were urged to make a decision.Read More »
It has been just over a month now since Trump’s announcement and there have been hundreds of interviews, thousands of articles, tens of millions of text messages and hundreds of millions of tweets about the man.Read More »
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The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to have played host earlier this year to events featuring three of the leading Republican presidential contenders: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. I expect we will welcome additional candidates from both parties in the fall.Read More »
Some Republican strategists are worried that the swirling controversy over Donald Trump’s incendiary comments against Mexican immigrants is only serving to distract from the GOP’s efforts to broaden its outreach to minorities, particularly Hispanics.Read More »
“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 »
America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff finds himself entangled these days in his own thorny legal troubles: a federal grand jury probe over alleged abuse of power, Justice Department accusations of racial profiling and revelations that his department didn't adequately investigate hundreds of Arizona sex-crime cases.Read More »
One of Arizona’s more notorious bills from last session will be resurrected this year.
Rep. Carl Seel, R-Phoenix, plans to introduce a new version of his so-called “birther” bill that was vetoed last year by Gov. Jan Brewer.
A “birther” bill here, a measure to allow guns on college campuses there. Arizona does produce more thoughtful and complex legislation, yet we still can’t shake the Donald Trump-levels of attention every time we do something that everybody else thinks is stupid.
But now the business community is launching an effort many believe will change all of that.