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AZ Democrats: Supporting Anti-Abortion Candidates is 'Politically Stupid' for Party

4 years ago by Lindsay Moore
Arizona Democrats and women's health advocates condemn the national party's announcement to fund anti-abortion candidates.
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Five Days of Services for Senator John McCain: The Complete Details

3 years ago by New Times Staff
The late senator's life will be celebrated with five days of ceremoniess.  Among those participating are former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
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Steve Gallardo to Join Russell Pearce at U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing on SB 1070

9 years ago by Matthew Hendley
Next week's U.S. Senate immigration subcommittee hearing on Arizona's Senate Bill 1070 is shaping up to be more exciting than initially billed -- at least as "exciting" as something aired on C-SPAN can get.​Ousted state Senate President Russell Pearce, the author of the bill, has already committed to being in...
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Is Jan Brewer Reponding to SB 1070 Critics With "Pure Politics"?

9 years ago by Matthew Hendley
In the last couple of months, Governor Jan Brewer has issued official responses to two parties critical of Senate Bill 1070, brushing both of as mere "political" ploys.The first was New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer, who asked Brewer to show up to his Senate subcommittee hearing on immigration in...
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Jan Brewer Not Planning to Testify Before Senate Subcommittee on SB 1070, but Russell Pearce Raises His Hand

9 years ago by Matthew Hendley
New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer sent a letter to Governor Jan Brewer last week, asking her to give testimony before his Senate Subcommittee on Immigration about Senate Bill 1070. Schumer's office said the point of Brewer's testimony would be "to hear whether she still believes the law to be...
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Dennis DeConcini to Join Steve Gallardo and Russell Pearce at SB 1070 Hearing

9 years ago by Matthew Hendley
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 subcommittee, initially tried to peg...
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Jan Brewer Says She Won't Attend Senate Hearing to Answer Questions on SB 1070; Writes Letter Answering Questions on SB 1070

9 years ago by Matthew Hendley
New York Senator Charles Schumer has been trying to get Governor Jan Brewer to show up to his Senate subcommittee hearing on immigration in April, and gave the governor a few general questions that would be asked.The governor's spokesman has said on a few occasions that Brewer isn't planning on...
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Russell Pearce Is Actually Going to Defend SB 1070 Before Senate Subcommittee

9 years ago by Matthew Hendley
Ousted state Senate President Russell Pearce is actually going to defend Senate Bill 1070 before a US Senate Subcommittee in April.The spokesman for ​New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer just sent the information over, saying Pearce will answer questions before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration the day before the Supreme...
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Seventy Percent of Guns Used in Mexican Crimes Traced Back to United States

10 years ago by Gregory Pratt
As Sheriff Joe Arpaio brags for arresting six immigrants heading for the southeastern United States, a group of United States Senators is releasing a report noting that 70 percent of captured guns used by drug cartels in Mexico originated in the United States.   One of these smuggling problems is worse than...
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9 Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

5 years ago by Becky Bartkowski
New Times picks the best things to do in metro Phoenix from Monday, July 18, through Thursday, July 20. For more options, see our curated online calendar.  Camera Obscura Workshop What happens when you mix an ice-fishing tent with a white board? If you’re hanging out with photographer David Emitt Adams,...

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