Which 36 Democrats Don't Think That Private Equity Should Have to Play by the Rules?
Today, the House voted 254 to 159 to exempt private equity firms from financial regulations enacted by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act .
Republican Hits Kirkpatrick on Obama's 'You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan' Promise
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin went up this week with a new radio spot seeking to tie Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., to President Barack Obama's promise that Americans could keep their health plans under his 2010 health care law.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Arizona lawmakers give cool reception to deal on Iran's nuclear program
Like most Republican lawmakers from the state, Arizona Sen. John McCain was dubious of the Iranian government's promise to abide by the deal, and called it 'highly unlikely' that Iran will have lessened its 'support of terrorism' while the pact is in place.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Barrow Requests Congressional Hearing Into Problems at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
U.S. Congressman John Barrow today sent a letter to the leaders of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, including the leaders of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations , requesting a formal field hearing at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta regarding the patient deaths due to lack of sufficient care.
Construction Equipment Guide
PhoenixMart Global Commerce Center Breaks Ground in Casa Grande, Ariz.
On Nov. 7, federal and state delegates, community and business leaders from the United States and abroad joined PhoenixMart developers to commence construction of the new facility with a groundbreaking ceremony in Casa Grande, Ariz.
Navaho Hopi Observer
Code talkers honored with Congressional Gold Medals
Next of kin to Hopi code talkers wait to receive the silver medals at the National Museum of the American Indian Nov. 20. Photo/Chad Garland Hopi Chairman LeRoy Shingoitewa displays the Hopi tribe's Congressional Gold Medal at the National Museum of the American Indian Nov. 20. Photo/Chad Garland Chad Garland Cronkite News WASHINGTON - Warren ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Arizona lawmakers recall tragedy, legacy of JFK assassination
Some were in college, some were barely walking. Some still have memories of the day, while others know only the legacy.
Winslow Rings In Holidays With Parade This Saturday
By Julie Wiessner Winslow will welcome the holiday season with its 67th annual Christmas Parade at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23. This years' theme is All Aboard! Christmas on the Holiday Express, with Santa Fe Indian Band alumni as the grand marshals.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Native American code talkers belatedly get Congressional Gold Medals
Warren Kooyaquaptewa did not live long enough to be honored by his country for his military service, but his daughter said Wednesday that the Hopi man would have been proud to see that day finally come.
Andy Tobin looks for CEOs, lobbyists to help finance bid against Ann Kirkpatrick
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin, R-Prescott, is picking up some notable business and lobbyist backing in his congressional challenge to U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
GOP targets 3 Ariz. Dem lawmakers on health law
The strategy outlined Monday by the political director for the National Republican Congressional Committee isn't a surprise - Republicans have been hammering the trio for months.
Pelosi Dismisses Obamacare Defections, Defends Statements
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her rhetoric leading up to passage of the 2010 health care law Sunday while seeking to minimize the reports of unrest in her caucus and the potential for political fallout in the wake of the law's rocky rollout.
Would Obama do the unthinkable and sign the death warrant of Obamacare?
So, it's come to this. What appeared to be a fantasy during the shutdown, has entered the realm of the possible.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Arizona delegation splits as House passes 'Keep Your Health Plan' bill
Arizona Reps. Kyrsten Sinema and Ron Barber joined 37 other Democrats who crossed the aisle Friday and voted for a GOP-backed bill to let people keep their current insurance policies under the health care reform act.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
National Review Online
Nearly 90 Percent of Dems Who Voted for Upton Bill Face Tough Elections Next Year
More 90 percent of House Democrats who voted for the Upton bill today are facing tough races in 2014 or are in right-leaning districts, and only two of the 20 Democratic representatives - 95 percent - who won close elections in 2012 opposed the bill.
Most Vulnerable House Democrats Side With GOP on 'Obamacare' Vote
Utah Rep. Jim Matheson was one of 39 Democrats on Friday to vote for a GOP-sponsored bill that made changes to the 2010 health care law.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
McCain, Arizona lawmakers ask feds pay state $465K for Grand Canyon reopening during shutdown
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and other members of the state's congressional delegation have asked the federal government to pay back the state $465,000 for keeping the Grand Canyon open during part of last month's federal shutdown.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
National Public Radio
With Pressure From All Sides, Obamacare Vise Tightens On Dems
Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., the second-highest-ranking House Democrat, didn't close the door to supporting a Republican bill that would allow people to keep policies canceled under Obamacare.
Company drafts plan to open largest U.S. copper mine
Resolution Copper Co. will submit a plan to the federal government this week that details how it would run North America's largest copper mine on a site near Superior, Ariz.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
The Washington Post
A Tea Party member reaches for a pamphlet titled "The Impact of Obamacare", at a "Food for Free Minds Tea Party Rally" in Littleton, N.H., on Oc.