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9 hrs ago | News Observer

Horne's legal issues cited in Arizona AG debate

Horne boasted of his record fighting the Obama administration in court and going after drug cartels, and said his legal problems were the result of attacks from the "liberal press."

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12 hrs ago | Washington Times

In politics, all states are 'border' states

Iowa is more than 1,200 miles from the U.S.-Mexico line, but for political purposes this year, it has become something of a border state.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Bill Haslam, US Governors

17 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Flawed Arizona execution must force another look at Ohio's death cocktail: editorial

This time the backdrop was a death chamber in Arizona. Condemned killer Joseph Rudolph Wood III took an hour and 40 minutes to die from lethal injection.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Death Penalty, US Governors, Mary Fallin, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny

FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rK7XZK Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Death Penalty

Daily Kos

A state-by-state look at 2014's attorneys general races

State attorneys general elections are almost always overshadowed by gubernatorial, Senate, and House races, but they are incredibly important.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Townhall

Misplaced Mercy In Arizona Execution Drama

The state of Arizona executed double murderer Joseph Wood this week. The convicted killer was injected with a combination of lethal drugs that eventually caused his death; however, it took too long according to some observers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Death Penalty, Opinion

TheCourier.com

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

Family members of the victims, Jeanne Brown, left, who had a sister and father murdered, speaks during a news conference as her husband Richard Brown listens, after the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, State Prisons, Prison, Florence, AZ, Death Penalty, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Bring back firing squads, US judge says after prolonged Arizona execution

Anti-capital punishment activists are using the prolonged execution of Joseph Wood in Florence, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Death Penalty, US Supreme Court, US Governors

Queerty

Dear Elon Musk, Here's Why You Should Not Build Your New Tesla Factory In Texas

You're about to make decision that's not just important to you, and not just important to the future of electric cars, but also important to every gay and lesbian person in America: Where to locate your new 5,000-worker, $5 billion factory that will produce highly efficient batteries to power 500,000 electric cars per year.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Rick Perry, US Governors

ABC News

What We Don't Know About Lethal Injection Drugs

Wood, a convicted murderer, died Wednesday nearly two hours after receiving what authorities said was a 50-milligram dose of both the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromorphone.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Chloride, Supplement, Death Penalty

National Public Radio

Sen. John McCain Calls Lengthy Execution In Arizona 'Torture'

Sen. John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, says the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took nearly two hours , amounted to torture.

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ABC15.com

AZ inmate's 'botched' execution prompts review

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Related Topix: Maricopa, AZ, US Governors

Wall Street Journal

Arizona Execution Heightens Questions on Lethal Injection

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of the state's lethal-injection procedures after convicted murderer Joseph R. Wood III was seen gasping and snorting for more than an hour and a half before he died Wednesday.

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The Washington Post

Arizona officials say execution was carried out properly

The Arizona Department of Corrections released initial information on Thursday about the prolonged execution of Joseph R. Wood III, stating that initial medical evidence showed that the execution was carried out properly.

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Related Topix: Pima County, AZ, US Governors, Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Arizona execution takes two hours: how ethics of death penalty are changing

A condemned Arizona man being executed for murder gasped for nearly two hours before dying late Wednesday, raising a fresh array of vexing questions about whether Americans can, ethically, continue to execute people sentenced to death by their fellow citizens.

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Cybercast News Service

ACLU, NAACP Seeking to Overturn Arizona's 'Racist' Ban on Race-Based AbortionsCNS

The ACLU claims that the The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 "relies on harmful racial stereotypes to stigmatize, shame, and discriminate against Black women and Asian American and Pacific Islander women who seek abortions."

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Related Topix: ACLU, Asian-American, Abortion, US Governors, Maricopa County, AZ

Silicon Alley Insider

Death Row Prisoner Gasped For Air 660 Times Like 'A Fish On Shore' During Botched Execution

We know they used midazolam and hydromorphone. We know the combination was experimental.

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Related Topix: Prison, Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), US Governors, Death Penalty

Free Republic

Lawyers Tried to Stop Botched Execution After 1 Hour

"He has been gasping for more than an hour," lawyers said in an emergency appeal to halt the botched execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood yesterday.

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The Washington Post

From burning at the stake to lethal injection, how America keeps reinventing capital punishment

Wednesday's execution in Arizona appears to be another case of lethal injection gone awry.

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Tribune-News

Navajo Code Talkers Day Set Aside

Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1099 July 16, establishing Aug. 14 as Navajo Code Talkers Day in Arizona.

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