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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's staff worked with proponents of a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays before the legislation was introduced in January, according to emails released by her office.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema won't jump from her current district to the one being vacated by retiring Rep. Ed Pastor.
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health – but not for everyone.
Congressional Republicans are like a pathetic victim of bullying. When faced with a challenge, they draw up into a ball and beg not to be kicked.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
Absent a federal court order, Arizonans may not get to cast their ballots this year for any Green Party candidates.
For years Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles and pushed through legislation that represented what she calls “fundamental principles,” often those espoused in the Bible.
It's official: Arizonans won't get the last word on a series of controversial changes in state election law.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was holding a series of private meetings Wednesday with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, a proposal that has focused national attention on the state as business groups, gay rights supporters and even many fellow Republicans urged her to use her veto power.
Gov. Jan Brewer returned to Arizona on Tuesday and faced a pressing decision about a bill on her desk that has prompted a national debate over religious and gay rights.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer faced intensifying pressure Monday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own party to veto a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to deny service to gays and lesbians.
The state Senate sent Gov. Jan Brewer controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom on Monday even as two more senators who voted last week for SB 1062 now say that was a mistake.
Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the state Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays – and maybe others.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday.
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to cut down on so-called “dark money” in political campaigns but with no clear indication that it will work – and whether it's even legal.
Arizona voters may be ready to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington residents and make marijuana use by anyone legal.
The Arizona House voted Thursday to repeal a sweeping 2013 Arizona election law that included trimming the state's permanent early voting list and a host of other provisions that incensed voter-rights advocates.
In Singapore's equivalent of food courts, hawkers sell steaming bowls of noodles, giant crabs in pepper sauce and slices of pungent durian. In Barcelona, patrons at the La Boqueria nibble finely aged ham and buy fresh produce to prepare at home. In the United States? Historically, it's been a wasteland of spongy pretzels, giant sodas, greasy fried rice and endless burgers.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne said Wednesday he "absolutely never" had illegal communications with the leader of an independent campaign backing him during his 2010 election bid.
ALBANY, N.Y. — American athletes in Sochi are facing breakfast without their team-sponsoring Greek yogurt, thanks to a bureaucratic web of international trade negotiations.
While the fools fool around, the government’s being stolen away from them.
FILE - In this Thursday, May 14, 1998 file photo, Minnesota Attorney General Hubert Humphrey III holds an internal RJR document stating that tobacco causes lung cancer, while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Democratic Tobacco Task Force. (AP Photo/Khue Bui)
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party.