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3 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Arizona GOP battles itself in legislative races

Arizona Speaker of The House Andy Tobin, right, R-Dewey, talks with Cheryl Flake, wife of Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, at the annual Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry legislative luncheon, Jan. 10 in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona

7 hrs ago | Army Times

McCain: Why is Phoenix VA boss still employed?

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says change at the VA is imminent amid Congress' oversight, media coverage and veteran outrage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jeff Flake, Life, Veteran Affairs, Outsourcing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tribune-News

National Forests Contribute To Forest Preservation Funds

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest Supervisor Jim Zornes had some good news for the members of the Real AZ Corridor regarding funding at their monthly meeting last Thursday in Snowflake.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, John McCain, Snowflake, AZ, Navajo County, AZ, Biomass, Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Phoenix New Times

ICE's 2013 Release of Immigrants Not as Scandalous as Advertised

Immigration and Customs Enforcement's release of more than 2,000 immigrant detainees in early 2013 wasn't particularly extraordinary, according to an investigation into the matter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Senator Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, Prison

TIME.com

Immigration Not Top Election Issue on Arizona-Mexico Border

Republican candidate for Arizona Congressional District 2, Martha McSally talks at a news conference Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, US Senate, John McCain, Arizona, Senator Jeff Flake, Arizona Government

USA Today

Report: ICE faulted for freeing detainees in 2013

An investigation into the release of more than 2,220 immigration detainees in 2013 faults top Immigration and Customs Enforcement executives for poor planning and a lack of communication.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Arizona, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

TheBlaze.com

McCain, Flake demand DHS explain unplanned release of immigrants

Arizona's two Republican senators on Tuesday demanded that the Department of Homeland Security explain what steps it will take to ensure it doesn't release illegal immigrants with criminal convictions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Illegal Immigration

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Immigration Paramount in Tight AZ Governor Race

As the Republican gubernatorial primary in Arizona enters its final weeks, immigration -- particularly, the ongoing border crisis -- has become the defining issue of the campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Immigration Reform, Senator Jeff Flake, Northern Arizona University, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Courthouse News Service

Obamacare Not Violative of 'Medical Autonomy'

The Affordable Care Act's individual mandate does not violate an Arizona man's right to "medical autonomy," the 9th Circuit ruled Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Trent Franks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

National Review Online

Four Senators Challenge Obama's Bad Idea on Native Hawaiians

I noted a couple of months ago a bad idea being floated by the Obama administration, namely the creation of a government-to-government relationship between the United States and native Hawaiians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Tom Coburn, Senator Mike Lee

The Arizona Republic

Glendale announces casino agreement with tribe

After fighting it for years, Glendale is poised to consider an agreement with the Tohono O'odham Nation over its plan to build a casino resort near Westgate City Center.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Pinal supervisors cut jail funds by $5 million

Pinal supervisors cut jail funds by $5 million Trims made in wake of cancelled federal contract will be followed by dozens of layoffs.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prescott, AZ, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake

Sonoran News

Field of six vying for governor in Republican Primary

CAVE CREEK The ballots are in the mail and the Republican Primary Ballot is chock full of candidates.

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Related Topix: Cave Creek, AZ, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Janet Napolitano, Arizona State University, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Border-security protesters descend on McCain office

Border-security protesters descend on McCain office Sen. John McCain's office in Phoenix was the site of a rambunctious border-security protesters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Phoenix, AZ, Illegal Immigration, Senator Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Wilson's Almanac

"Somewhere below pond scum"

Arizona's Sen. Jeff Flake - once a popular senator viewed as a rising star - saw his poll numbers drop to the lowest in the country after he voted against the background checks bill that had overwhelming public support.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, Senator Kelly Ayotte

World Magazine

Justice Department fast-tracks child immigration cases

Becky McBride met Thursday in New York City with a young woman who recently fled Honduras, where her mother and father abused her and local gangs extorted her and her grandmother.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bread, Baked Goods, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, US House of Representatives

Concord Monitor

Ayotte a target vote for new gun, domestic violence legislation

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte is the top target in a new push to strengthen federal laws that keep domestic abusers from purchasing guns.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, New Hampshire, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

Four reasons Harry Reid's ploy to stop a GOP border bill won't work

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio

Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Sen. Flake Skips Hearing on Domestic Violence and Guns; 6 in ...

Six out of ten women who were killed by intimate partners in 2012 were murdered with guns; yet, Sen. Jeff Flake failed to show up at a landmark Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the intersection of gun violence and domestic violence, titled "VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona, Arizona Government, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Breitbart.com

Senate Democrats Angle for Entire Gang of Eight Bill After Boehner Caves

Senate Democrats are angling to include the entire "Gang of Eight" bill in a conference committee with whatever border crisis bill comes out of Speaker John Boehner's House of Representatives, Politico reports.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain

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