The supposed Air Force One airplane up for auction at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport definitely did act as Air Force One, according to an Air Force historian.The General Services Administration is a couple of days into the two-week online auction, which had zero bids at the time of this post, but ... More >>
Democrat Fred DuVal has made his candidacy for governor official, as one of only two Dems whose names have been tossed around in the media for the seat in 2014.DuVal has a lot of titles you could use to describe him, like former underling to President Clinton and Governor Bruce Babbitt, lobbyist, un ... More >>
Jared Loughner kept photos of President Bill Clinton and Congressman Raul Grijalva, and possibly a photograph of Congressman Ed Pastor, according to the newly released documents.The detail is included is a report from a Pima County Sheriff's Department detective in the thousands of pages of document ... More >>
The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>
Ah, politics; that time-honored tradition of finger-pointing, polls, debates, rallies and rock 'n' roll. Now in the home stretch of campaigning, politicians everywhere are making their final push towards election night. For Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Rich Carmona, having one rockstar on his bill ... More >>
President Bill Clinton was on his game Wednesday night in Tempe as he stumped for Arizona's Senate candidate Rich Carmona. More than 5,500 people turned out to Arizona State University's Sun Devil Performance Lawn for a Get Out The Vote rally for Carmona -- and more would've packed in but the fire ... More >>
I'm going defer to my esteemed colleague down the hall, Mr. Stephen Lemons, on this one: "Remember the '90s under Clinton? Eight years of peace and prosperity. And all the Rs had to kvetch about was Monica Lewinsky." Lemons goes on to describe "Bubba" as a "rockstar," an apt metaphor as he rolls i ... More >>
A political superstar and one in the making are on the bill this Wednesday, 8 p.m., at ASU's Sun Devil Performance Lawn. That's when former President Bill Clinton will be in Tempe to stump for fellow Democrat and U.S. Senate candidate Rich Carmona. See also: -Paul Penzone Can Beat Arpaio, If He Tur ... More >>
Ex-Prez Bill Clinton is coming to Phoenix next Monday to stump for buddy Andrei Cherny, a former Clinton adviser who's running for State Treasurer. For a donation of a whopping $840, locals can sign up for a quick "meet-and-greet" with the former president. People affected by the ... More >>
There is a new museum slated to open in Phoenix in early 2010, but it’s already kicking up some controversy. The Musical Instrument Museum, under construction at Tatum and Mayo Boulevards, just purchased a collection of rare instruments from California’s Clare ... More >>
There's mu-fuckin' two tonight, cuz its mu-fuckin' friday... if you're one of the artsy types, you ought to hit up the afterparty at Angelo's Lounge (16th St. north of Osborne) and check out Telemore Repair from Long Beach, along with local mofos Underwater Getdown and An Aesthetic (stupid name guys ... More >>
After looking like political asses in the '90s, Arizona Democrats have the money, moderation and 800-pound gorilla to kick some pachyderm tail
Has ex-governor J. Fife Symington III gotten his just desserts?
Clinton Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt lays claim to an environmental legacy. Too bad it's a monumental disappointment.
Rollins hits the Valley Friday
Double Trouble: Bill Clinton and Elvis Presley in a Land of No Alternatives (Henry Holt and Company)
The Club at the Ritz-Carlton
2401 East Camelback
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
George Clinton faces down pre-millennial tension with his latest state-of-the-funk message
From the week of January 28, 1999
Clinton won, Fife lost, and now state Dems have high hopes for '98. But they're in for a wild-ass ride
When wealthy casino tribes sought to derail a would-be competitor, campaign donations were the currency of the day
Overblown Air Force One never gets off the ground
As the White House flips and flops, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt takes his environmental losses and victories in stride. Is his stoicism a necessary virtue or a political vice?
IF SLICK WILLY WON'T MAKE THE CASE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE, WHO WILL? A NEW TIMES EXCLUSIVE.