SCOTUSBlog.com is reporting that Section 2(b) of Arizona's immigration law, Senate Bill 1070, has been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court as not pre-empted by federal immigration law.Of the court's decision, SCOTISBlog writes, "It was improper for the lower courts to enjoin section 2(b), which require ... More >>
Sinema's statement on Iran starts 2:48 in, her comments on health care at around 6:03The flap over center-left talking head Hilary Rosen and her perceived insult of Mitt Romney's wife Ann offers a perfect example of how mere verbal flubs can offer ammunition to right-wingers in the highly-charged pa ... More >>
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez: Not as easily dismissed as the Dems would likeYou may have read of New Mexico's newly-elected Republican Governor Susana Martinez's executive order rescinding what she's referred to as that state's "sanctuary status," and ordering state police to inquire into the ... More >>
I wish that when CNN news anchors have on a practiced prevaricator like state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce to discuss something as specific as the 14th Amendment's guarantee of birthright citizenship, they would at least read up on the subject. Or failing that, have a Constitutional expert ... More >>
Sandra Day O'Connor: No longer a Supreme Court justice (write that down, America).If you think former Supreme Court Justice -- and Arizona native -- Sandra Day O'Connor is still a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, you're not alone but you're wrong -- she retired from the bench in 2006. Don't feel ... More >>
Jason Rose, the high-powered public relations guru, who's handled everyone from Joe Arpaio to Phil Gordon, is jumping ship on the J.D. Hayworth Senate campaign because Hayworth has failed to enter a contract with Rose's firm.Rose tells New Times that his firm began working for Hayworth without a ... More >>
Check out Arizona Senator John McCain's stated reasons for his pending no-vote against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. One word that comes to mind is hypocrisy. Here's part of what the defeated 2008 presidential candidate (that's him in the infamous debate photo) on t ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court decision to declare a strip-search of an Arizona student unconstitutional also "announces the safest place to secrete contraband at school," says Justice Clarence Thomas. Just stick those drugs in your skivvies. Don't you love when a government official makes things clear f ... More >>
Sonia Sotomayor, a racist? Riiiiiight.... You know it's taken a turn for the surreal when an obnoxious lout like William Gheen is calling you a racist. Gheen is a nasty piece of work, the founder of the extremist nativist Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, which is headquartered in Rale ... More >>
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After looking like political asses in the '90s, Arizona Democrats have the money, moderation and 800-pound gorilla to kick some pachyderm tail
A female ironworker fights abuse
Imagine Joe Arpaio as a dewy intellectual, and you've got County Attorney wanna-be Andy Thomas
Clint Bolick is trying to change the world, one lawsuit at at time.
The legal community is abuzz about who will be Arizona's next Supreme Court justice.
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched
Owner of health-food chain accused of disparaging female employees
Tom McGovern and Janet Napolitano are running close in a cordial race for attorney general. But somebody has to win.
John Kaites and Tom McGovern John McCain's and Grant Woods' hand-picked candidates for attorney general are duking it out like schoolboys, while the Dems' Janet Napolitano goes to school on them
A . . . My Name Is Still Alice doesn't belong here anymore
Clinton won, Fife lost, and now state Dems have high hopes for '98. But they're in for a wild-ass ride
U.S. District Court Judge Carl Muecke ruled on the letter of the law, but his liberal views and tough courtroom style made him the judge that conservatives love to hate
Look out, McCain. There's a woman after you.
They still haven't gotten Ev's newspaper, but they subscribe to him anyway