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Like rats leaving a sinking ship, this past month we have seen Democrat party stalwarts abandoning their leader, President Barack Obama, left and right. San Francisco’s uberprogressive, liberal Sen. Diane Feinstein calling out her “lider” on national television for not having even one military plan to defeat ISIS. She wasn’t the first Democrat turncoat either. There was a conga line leading out of the House and the Senate of ex-Obama loyalists.
Most Americans know three strikes means you’re out. However, there is one nudnik in Arizona who apparently isn’t much of a baseball fan: Terry Goddard.
Republicans may try to block independents from participating in future party primaries after their turnout in last month's election — close to one vote out of every seven — may have affected some races.
Why do public schools have the option of asking its local community for additional dollars through overrides when charter schools don’t. The Arizona Legislature has not updated its funding formula for over 30 years. Whereas the Legislature legalized the option for charter schools and funded charters at a higher rate, which equates to roughly $1,000 more per student.
The state's high court is being asked to decide when groups attacking politicians up for election have to disclose who is financing the effort.
Democrat Fred DuVal and Republican Doug Ducey sparred on several issues during their first gubernatorial debate Wednesday in Chandler.
In what could be the first crack in the state's ban on gay marriage, a federal judge on Friday ordered the state to issue a death certificate for George Martinez that lists Green Valley resident Fred McQuire as his legal spouse.
The first debate between gubernatorial candidates Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal was what I expected it to be. Their positions on education and jobs are quite well known. Both spoke well, dressed alike and were pleasant. It was what was to be expected.
A proposal asking voters to hike the pay of state legislators by $11,000 a year is getting a decidedly cool reception from Gov. Jan Brewer — as is her own party's nominee for state superintendent of public instruction.
Art vendors are wanted for two cultural events in A. J. Chandler Park next month.
Nearly three out of four registered voters didn't bother to cast ballots for any of the primary races.
Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal are set to debate for the first time this week as they seek to replace Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.
Saying Diane Douglas is “promoting a sort of a paranoia,” former state schools chief Lisa Graham Keegan, elected as a Republican, is backing Democrat David Garcia for the top education post.
Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars, a person familiar with the company's plans said Wednesday.
Saying they waited too long to ask, attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer told federal appellate judges they should reject a plea to force her to start issuing licenses right now to dreamers.
Electing a replacement for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer tops the list of items to watch in Arizona's November general election. Voters also will choose a new secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and top schools official.
This morning, one of the Gilbert Public School teachers was going through the crosswalk. I stopped her and asked her what she thought of the Common Core.
The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.
Drivers heading out on state highways for the Labor Day weekend will get a break from construction closures, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The candidates for the Mesa City Council and the mayoral race won’t have to run again in November as one candidate from all four races received more than 50 percent of the vote during Tuesday’s primary election.
In Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness,” the narrator speaks of his instability caused by the fever dream of the jungle this way: “(It) was the playful paw-strokes of the wilderness, the preliminary trifling before the more serious onslaught which came in due course.”
Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.
Doug Ducey apparently walked away with the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday, beating out five other contenders.
Gov. Jan Brewer called the amount of personal finances and “dark money” spent on races this year “astounding.”
Gov. Jan Brewer arrives at her polling place this morning. The governor said the amount of personal and "dark money" poured into the election has been "astounding." [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]