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Here’s your first lesson in government for the year. No, we’re not going over the hundred questions on the new high school civics test. We’re taking a look at what we’ve learned about government and politics from our new Governor Doug Ducey. Spoiler alert: the lesson will not be uplifting. Our new Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas might even say it’s too cynical to be taught to elementary school children. But we can take it. We’re all adults here.
The Foothills Forum will host a Legislative Mixer from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, for state Representatives Victoria Steele and Randy Friese as well as Senator Steve Farley of District 9, and state Representative Bruce Wheeler of District 10.
For six years the GOP has opposed Obama’s every move. Why, Thelma Grimes, would this year’s new more conservative Congress be suddenly more cooperative and any less obstructionist. What makes you think that this year Republicans would move beyond lip service and actually act on immigration reform?
Legal experts dismissed as groundless a lawsuit that 18 states, including Arizona, brought last week against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
A federal judge last week rejected an effort by Congressman Ron Barber’s campaign to include an additional 133 votes that were disqualified for administrative reasons in the 2014 election.
(NAPSI)—As the 2014 election made clear to many pundits, Americans are as discontented with the president’s leadership as they are with the dysfunction provided by a divided Congress.
Right after the results of the midterm elections poured in and many Democrats across the country were making concession speeches, President Obama told the American people he hears their message. After last week’s actions, I’m not sure if he did.
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is spreading awareness and urging consumers to support small businesses in Southern Arizona on Nov. 29.
Arizona Rep. Ron Barber and Sen. John McCain joined other lawmakers and former soldiers Thursday urging the Air Force to reverse its plans to retire the A-10 and stop what one said would be “a travesty.”
The race between Democratic Congressman Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally remained too close to call as of the Explorer’s Monday deadline, with McSally holding a slim 341-vote lead over Barber.
When the primaries ended in August, most candidates turned their attention to this week’s general election, but Ruben Gallego was looking farther down the road.
If Facebook friends were votes, Fred DuVal would be the next governor of Arizona.
Some of the closest races in Arizona included the District 9 and District 11 House races.
Democrat incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick took the CD-1 seat after state house speaker Andy Tobin conceded.