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TUCSON - Retired Air Force Colonel Martha McSally today was named the official winner of the race for AZ CD-2, after results from a state-mandated recount gave her a 167 victory over incumbent Ron Barber. The court announcement is the last step in the recount process and makes McSally's victory final in CD-2.
Legal experts dismissed as groundless a lawsuit that 18 states, including Arizona, brought last week against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
When drivers stop at a temporary Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Road about 6 miles west of Interstate 19, an agent asks questions such as, “Are you a U.S. citizen?”
Many new jobs in local towns nationwide are coming from a somewhat unexpected place, according to new statistics. Local jobs nationwide are increasingly tied to consumers and businesses abroad, say researchers.
(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.
(StatePoint) Many new jobs in local towns nationwide are coming from a somewhat unexpected place, according to new statistics. Local jobs nationwide are increasingly tied to consumers and businesses abroad, say researchers.
On Tuesday, we honored our veterans on Veterans Day. We, as a country, take this day to pay respect to those men and women who have served honorable in the U.S. military. It is important that we take time to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for us.
At the start of election day, Republicans needed to win six key races to take over majority control of the U.S. Senate. Around 9 p.m. Tuesday night, the results went in the GOP's favor.
(NAPSI)—Although the U.S. federal tax code has undergone over 4,600 changes since 2001, most changes are unlikely to affect the average taxpayer.
(BPT) - Most tax law changes don’t affect the average taxpayer. That's fortunate news, considering the U.S. averaged at least one tax law change per day every day between 2000 and 2012.
(NAPSI)—The ability of the United States to solve major health challenges like Ebola or the Enterovirus D68, or find cures for other deadly or disabling diseases like cancer or Alzheimer’s, could depend on what you do in the voting booth.
While Congressional District 1 is the 10th largest in the nation, and has one of the most diverse populations – both Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) and challenger Ariz. House Speaker Andy Tobin (R) agree that the majority of the district is rural and the needs of constituents are common.
He’s a cowboy, cattle rancher and horse lover who embodies the Western way of life.
(StatePoint) The political process is all about face-to-face meetings. From casting a vote in Congress to attending a national convention, political leaders know the critical role of in-person interactions.
(StatePoint) Did you know that October 5-11, 2014 marks the 24th annual Mental Illness Awareness Week? In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to raise mental illness awareness.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
(NAPSI)—Recently, the price of gasoline reached a six-year high. Fortunately, there’s a way to handle that cost. You can use less gas—without reducing your driving. Making that possible is one of the more promising alternative energy sources, ethanol, which is blended with regular gas—a little in most cars and a lot in flex-fuel vehicles.
Ten years would have been too long to wait for a replacement to the Tomahawk cruise missile if the Department of Defense’s proposed $82 million cut to the missile system hadn’t been reversed by Congress, said Sen. John McCain.
The people behind Clean Up the Mines understand that others have been trying for years to clean up abandoned uranium mines and have mostly met with limited success.
Our nation has made great strides towards equalizing opportunity and improving economic prospects for women, but there’s still a long way to go. Women still struggle to break the glass ceiling in management levels in business, public office, the military, and high tech sectors, where most future jobs will be.
1. Obama authorizes limited airstrikes and humanitarian airdrops in northern Iraq