As Gov. Doug Ducey welcomed in a new decade with his address to the joint session of the Legislature on January 13, it became clear that he left the Era of Good Feelings behind in 2019.Read More »
When it comes to credibility and building relationships, among the best is Deb Gullett, whose experience in the public policy arena is as expansive as the Arizona sky.Read More »
Arizona’s new hypercompetitive 9th Congressional District lived up its billing, with Democratic nominee Kyrsten Sinema holding a narrow but growing lead over Republican Vernon Parker in a race that was still undecided at the end of election night. As of Wednesday evening, Sinema, a former legislator from central Phoenix, leads by 2,715 votes.Read More »
Andrei Cherny played his trump card in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, announcing the endorsement of former President Bill Clinton, his old boss from his White House days.Read More »
When President George H.W. Bush came to visit her in the hospital, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords could say only "Wow!" and another word she had been uttering frequently at the time, "chicken."
Months later, when she was shown photos of famous people to see if she recognized faces, Giffords looked at Arnold Schwarzenegger and replied, more or less accurately: "Messin' around. Babies."
Retired Gen. Colin Powell is joining the University of Arizona's national civility institute board.Read More »
Two former presidents a�� one Republican, the other a Democrat a�� will chair a new national institute to promote civility in political discourse in the city where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was severely wounded in a shooting rampage that left six dead, officials announced Monday.Read More »
In a bittersweet moment for Arizona, President Barack Obama signed into law on Thursday a bill that named a new federal courthouse in the state after slain federal Judge John M. Roll.Read More »
President Barack Obama plans to sign a bill Thursday naming the new federal courthouse in Yuma for the judge killed in last month's mass shooting in Tucson.Read More »
The federal judge killed in the Arizona shooting rampage was known for an immigration ruling that got him death threats, but on Friday he was remembered as a man devoted to his family, his basset hounds and his Irish-Catholic heritage.Read More »