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Not much surprise in Stertz pick

In a press release, Pearce called his decision a "difficult choice between two outstanding men," although some outsiders predicted that White's pro-McCain advocacy in southern Arizona would harm his chances.

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Birthright bills run into trouble

Backers of proposals that aim to ultimately deny U.S. citizenship to children born to illegal immigrants suffered a setback on Monday when the chairman of the Arizona Senate committee that tackled the bills concluded he did not have the votes to approve them.

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Birthright citizenship debate, a preview (access required)

When lawmakers today tackle a proposal that is aimed at ultimately challenging the citizenship of American-born children of illegal immigrants, the debate probably will focus on the meaning of a phrase of the 14th Amendment: Who exactly is “subject to the jurisdiction” of the United States?

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