Democrat Felecia Rotellini, 2010's Attorney General election runnerup, announced that she's making another run for the AG post in 2014.Also, we've found out what 2012 U.S. Senate election runnerup Richard Carmona's up to -- being the chairman of Rotellini's campaign.See also:-Terry Goddard Wants to ... More >>
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chair Don Bivens will not go gently into that good night, like he should.Rather, Bivens seems hell-bent on an ugly contest in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate this year. Already, he's going negative on former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, the guy Pr ... More >>
Greta Van Susteren If any good came from the shooting rampage in Tucson last month, it's an institution opening today at the University of Arizona with the goal of getting politicos to tone down the rhetoric.The National Institute for Civil Discourse opens today in Tucson. The organization is des ... More >>
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik received more than 5,000 e-mails in the three days following the January 8 Tucson massacre Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has nearly become a household name across the country following his emotional, public statements that talk radio and "vi ... More >>
The boycott of Tucson's right-wing shock jock Jon Justice of 104.1 FM is on like Donkey-Kong.Seems he ticked off talented and tireless Three Sonorans blogger David Abie Morales, who is leading a boycott effort against Justice online. According to Morales, he's gotten one advertiser to bolt from Just ... More >>
As a media firestorm has bombarded the Pima County Sheriff's Office, one of the office's spokesmen has offered a few clarifications about facts in the case that have been lost in the chaos.One of the more-important misconceptions is the reported number of those wounded during Saturday's rampage s ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe ArpaioWe figured it would only be a matter of time before Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio plopped himself in front of a TV camera to offer his two cents about Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson. We were right -- Arpaio did so on the O'Reilly Factor last night, wh ... More >>
"Gabby opened her eyes," President Barack Obama told the world Wednesday night.At a memorial service held for those killed and wounded in Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson, President Barack Obama offered the most encouraging update yet about the condition of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords s ... More >>
Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh, a Republican from Surprise, saw his bill passed last year that allows people to store guns in their vehicles in the parking lots of businesses that otherwise prohibit guns.What kinds of firearms-related bills will Arizona lawmakers be work ... More >>
Jason Rose bemoans the political climate he helped create.Since Arizona is well knownfor its divisive politics and extreme rhetoric, it's no wonder that the eyes of the nation are on us.It is even less surprising that Arizona politicos started jumping into the fray -- issuing obvious s ... More >>
Pima County Sheriff's Office Authorities are looking for this man, who they say is a "person of interest" in yesterday's shooting rampage in Tucson.Doctors treating Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords following yesterday's shooting rampage in Tucson that left six people dead and several injur ... More >>
Jared Loughner (above) may have had an accomplice in this morning's shooting rampage that left six people dead.Law enforcement officials investigating this morning's shooting rampage in Tucson just wrapped up a press conference and say they have reason to believe there could be a second sus ... More >>
pic by "Reuel" Gentlemen, with Shakira in our corner, the war over SB 1070 may be won Colombian pop tart Shakira will be in town on Thursday to lend her voice to the chorus of those opposing the state's racist new immigration law. She'll be in Phoenix Thursday to meet with Phoenix Mayor ... More >>
Shawna Forde, MAD-woman, Tea Partier, alleged murderer... A Petri dish of right wing insanity and goofiness. That was my impression of the April 15 Tea Party that took place on the grounds of the Arizona state capitol and drew thousands in a mass fit of anti-Obama rage. Sure, not eve ... More >>
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One of Arpaio's own deputies testifies about how the MCSO smeared Dan Saban.
U.S. customs worker declares boss assaulted her
Voters seem certain to do what the Arizona Legislature has repeatedly refused to do--ban cockfighting, and hasten the death of a way of life
An acclaimed Tucson drug-treatment program went suddenly, mysteriouly bankrupt. Administrators blame the board of directors. But others are questioning the administrators and their history at the notorious drug-treatment empire known as Synanon.
DESERT STORM WAS ONE THING. BUT BATTLING THE SOLDIERS OF THE ARIZONA NATIONAL GUARD WAS THE WAR OF GENERAL OWENS' CAREER.