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First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Tucson on Monday as part of a four-state campaign push, stopping first in Colorado Springs earlier to meet with campaign volunteers and deliver remarks at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Warrior Games.
Capturing all 29 of the Arizona delegates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the state’s presidential primary on Tuesday. Romney defeated Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum stopped in Tucson to speak during a Tea Party event Wednesday. Arizona's Presidential Primary is Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Kathleen Madigan, who has been deemed by her peers as “the funniest woman comic in America,” didn’t disappoint when she visited The Rialto Theater on Feb. 17. The stop was one of many in her nationwide tour lasting through Oct. 13, when Madigan returns to her hometown of St. Louis for a final act.
• All the Tea Party constitutionalists who opined on talk radio that Gingrich and Cain would have made a great GOP ticket missing the constitutional provision that the President and Vice President must come from different states.
Four years ago at this time, Rudy Giuliani looked like a shoe-in for the GOP nod. Eight years ago, Howard Dean was riding high. I ain’t making no calls this time.
Assuming poll numbers stay where they have all year and no major event overtakes them, Republicans will not gain the 39 seats needed to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. They could. They won't.
A proposal before the Oro Valley Town Council would institute the creation of an industrial development authority.
Once upon a losing try for the GOP Presidential nomination, when John McCain was taking heat over an angry response, I announced I was chairing a new group — "Guys with a bad temper for McCain."
Waiting for Tuesday's results, I dropped in on an old friend who's one of the leading Democrat political consultants to compare generalizations. I won't embarrass him by name. One thing we both note is the level of nastiness and intolerance is much higher than ever.
It's been called one of the best high schools in the country, consistently outperforming even the most exclusive private schools.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, The students at BASIS Charter School wait for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and political activist Al Sharpton to speak to them about the fine example that they and their school masters have set for other schools.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Newt Gingrich responds to media questions as Al Sharpton waits to join in. They were visiting BASIS Charter School in Tucson, which they consider to be in the top 1 percent of schools in the United States.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Newt Gingrich responds to media questions while visiting BASIS Charter School in Tucson, which he considers to be in the top 1 percent of schools in the United States. He has teamed up with activist Al Sharpton to promote improvement in schools.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Al Sharpton, minister, activist and former teacher, addresses the students at BASIS Charter School in Tucson during a visit last Thursday.
Quail Run gets hoops, themes from the Starz
It was 1977. "Happy Days" was in its fifth season, and the show was getting a little stale. The writers were fishing around for something, anything, to breathe life back into the series.
Letters to the editor published in the September 2, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
We're being told by an obviously biased mainstream media that the GOP is in danger of disappearing from the political scene if it doesn't "move to the center" and adopt the policies of the Democrats.
Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter was called in conservative circles "Specter the defector" for his penchant to take a dive at the crucial moment on many issues.
When I read that an arrest warrant was issued for Ingmar Guandique in the murder of Washington, D.C., intern Chandra Levy, another name came to mind: Gary Condit.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is reviewing Marana Councilman Russell Clanagan’s dealings with area businesses and the Continental Ranch Community Association, considering whether to investigate them.
If you listen closely, you can hear the sound of conservatives weeping. It is faint, but it is there.
For the second time in two years, SaddleBrooke Republican Al Melvin has defeated a longtime sitting legislator in the GOP primary.