Republican Representative Steve Montenegro plans to introduce legislation that would require Arizona high school students to pass a civics test before graduating. The test would be based on the 100-question exam that immigrants seeking to become U.S. citizens must pass, which includes general knowl ... More >>
Charles H Keating Jr. is remembered not only as the most notorious figure of the savings & loan crisis that swept the nation in the late 1980s - and as the namesake of the infamous Keating Five political scandal - but also as the fraudster whose techniques were replicated by those who helped trigg ... More >>
Charles Keating, perhaps one of the most famous figures in Arizona history, has died at the age of 90.Not that his fame was a good thing -- the real-estate developer served prison time for fraud due to his actions in the savings-and-loan crisis of the '80s and '90s, with a scheme that also sparked a ... More >>
A Mexican national was busted trying to smuggle more than $100,000 from the United States into Mexico, and he may have been caught only because he either lied or is bad at counting.See, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 54-year-old Gamaliel Gonzales De Dios declared $1,000 in cash when he trie ... More >>
Gilman televises the revolution, or part of it...Lordy, I've had enough of neo-Nazi hugger, 12-point loser, and ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce's gorilla mug. No doubt many of you have as well. But until the wingnuts and Tea Party idgits in this state run screaming at the sight of him, I pl ... More >>
Former Democratic U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini -- who's currently on the Arizona Board of Regents -- has been added to the roster of witnesses for next week's Senate immigration subcommittee hearing on Arizona's Senate Bill 1070.New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer, the chair of that subc ... More >>
www.sulekeh.comRose Mofford with President Obama. Yes, Rose, he's blackWith John McCain and J.D. Hayworth engaged in an all-out war for the Republican nomination for Senate you may have forgotten that at some point one of them will have to run against a Democrat. That Democrat is likely to be Tuc ... More >>
More than one source we know and trust has told us that all signs are pointing to longtime Democatic politico Dennis Burke as the next United States Attorney for Arizona. Burke previously served as chief of staff to former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano and worked closely with Napolit ... More >>
I think moonhowler Alex Jones owes 'em some moolah for the name... It sounds like Lou Dobbs' wet dream -- assuming the dyspeptic geezer's still capable of one: Operation Endgame, a comprehensive plan by Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Office of Detention and Removal to "remove all removable ... More >>
Sen. John McCain's "Oh!" face. Supposedly, the ladies love it... Am I the only one who's found Sen. John McCain's denial of an improper relationship with Washington lobbyist Vicki Iseman to be as insincere as a late-night TV ad for a sex chat service? Right-wing radio, after skewering McCain for be ... More >>
The political parrot previews a copy of Dennis DeConcini's new book, in which John McCain's portrayed as a backstabbin' scalawag
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
After looking like political asses in the '90s, Arizona Democrats have the money, moderation and 800-pound gorilla to kick some pachyderm tail
Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them
John McCain trounced Claire Sargent in the '92 Senate race. Now he's doing the same in book sales
Tom McGovern and Janet Napolitano are running close in a cordial race for attorney general. But somebody has to win.
Since 1968, the followers of the Reverend Roger Rudin had let him run their lives. But after his sudden death last month, the stunned congregation discovered they'd been pawns in a cruel game of deceit, hypocrisy and kinky sex.
Maricopa County schools chief Sandra Dowling plays to win--of course, as a governing board of one, she doesn't have much competition
Proposition 200 -- the Drug Medicalization Act -- is causing high anxiety among politicians and lawmen
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?
FUELED BY SELFLESS-----AND SELFISH-----PASSIONS, ERIC ADAM BATTLED A MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY AND RESCUED A BOSNIAN RUNNER HE SAW ON TV
WHILE THE BORDER PATROL IS ATTACKING ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS, THE AGENCY IS LITERALLY RETREATING IN ARIZONA. THE RESULTS ARE COSTLY AND DANGEROUS.
AN ESTIMATED $250 MILLION IN TAXES WILL HELP BUILD A DOMED STADIUM. HERE'S WHAT ELSE IT COULD PAY FOR.
HEY, WE'RE THE GRAND CANYON STATE. WE LIKE BIG SCHISMS.
EIGHT-TERM REPRESENTATIVE BOB STUMP STANDS TO BECOME THE SENIOR MEMBER OF THE ARIZONA DELEGATION. SO HOW COME YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM?
What the senator knew and when he knew it
REMOTE BORDER AREA IS TERRORIZED BY ROBBIN' HOODS
DERAILED BY AZSCAM, DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVE MIKE CRUSA HAS WAGED HIS BEST CAMPAIGN YET---TO SALVAGE HIS OWN CAREER
DID AZSCAM RUIN THE CAREER OF STEDINO SQUEALER GARY BARTLETT? DID GARY BARTLETT EVEN GAVE A CAREER?