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Cemeteries are filled with the names of the long forgotten, those whose marks on the world are confined within the dash between year one and the final year. Legacies that reach beyond those years on earth are difficult to achieve and belong to the men who define history — for better or worse — and on scales both small and large.
How long are we going to let the far-right wing conservatives in Congress destroy the American economy with their selfishness and greed through untimely budget-cutting?
Washington -- A US Airways executive repeated assurances in Washington on Tuesday that the company plans to maintain a significant corporate presence in Phoenix after its proposed merger with Texas-based American Airlines.
Immigration is not just an issue of current concern and divisivness, it is and has been as America’s political interests play to populations that gave political advantage to political parties.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Conyers didn’t speak a word of English at the hearing on a bill to make English the official language of the nation, but he still made his opinion of the bill crystal clear.
WASHINGTON • Requiring employers across the nation to use E-Verify to check workers’ citizenship would carve out jobs for unemployed Americans by keeping illegal immigrants out of the job market, backers said Wednesday.
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Following sharp criticism over immigration activist groups paying for his trip last week to Washington, Mesa police chief George Gascón announced Friday that he regrets “the hint of concern raised by some regarding this situation” and is paying the cost of the trip on his own.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will likely be central to Thursday’s congressional hearings on local immigration enforcement. But Arpaio won’t be there.
Ten Republican congressmen said Wednesday that a civil rights investigation of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office could have a chilling effect on other state and local police agencies that seek to crack down on illegal immigration.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is well accustomed to working under a spotlight — literally and figuratively. Constant scrutiny has also become commonplace at the sheriff’s office.
A U.S. House committee chairman said Wednesday he’ll hold a hearing next month on alleged civil rights abuses by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be the subject of a U.S. House hearing examining the sheriff's conduct, according to Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, D.-Mich.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department over allegations of discriminatory practices and unconstitutional searches and seizures.
“Stop the music! While at a local mall I wanted to make a phone call but could not find a place quiet enough because of all the noise — aka music. … I now realize why I enjoy shopping at Costco so much — no music.”
The Democrats won the 2008 presidential election. We know this as they have shoved down our throat a $800 billion “stimulus bill” that literally robs our children and our grand children of their financial future. Now, the Democrats want to meddle in Arizona state and county business. Rep. John Conyers and three Democratic congressmen wants the attorney general to investigate Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his policy of arresting illegal immigrants (Tribune, Feb. 14).
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s powers to enforce federal immigration law could be imperiled as Democratic leaders in the U.S. House have called for fresh investigations into whether deputies have violated civil rights regulations.
Republicans will deeply regret the confirmation of Eric Holder as attorney general. During his confirmation hearings, Holder declared without hesitation, “Waterboarding is torture.” This should have terrified Republican senators because it was a sure signal to the left-wing blogosphere that they are going to enjoy four years of show trials.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department refused to prosecute former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales for improperly — and possibly illegally — storing in his office and home classified information about two of the Bush administration's most sensitive counterterrorism efforts.
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NEW YORK - Fox News Channel issued a second on-air apology Wednesday for mistakenly running tape of a different congressman while reporting on the indictment of Rep. William J. Jefferson on bribery charges.
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are pressing their campaign to have White House political guru Karl Rove, under oath and under the glare of television lights, fielding questions before a congressional committee on the dismissal of eight federal prosecutors.
WASHINGTON - A House panel on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Bush's political adviser, Karl Rove and other top White House aides, setting up a constitutional showdown over the firings of eight federal prosecutors.
WASHINGTON - Convinced this is their moment, tens of thousands marched Saturday in an anti-war demonstration linking military families, ordinary people and an icon of the Vietnam protest movement in a spirited call to get out of Iraq.
In a debate held Tuesday night matching Arizona’s highest-ranked congressman against a neophyte Democratic challenger, Rep. John Shadegg aggressively challenged Herb Paine’s views on immigration and the war in Iraq.