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Arizona port may get Latino governor's name

Wed, Apr 29, 2015

US Congress

Raul Castro, who became Arizona's only Latino governor in 1975 and a well-traveled U.S. diplomat after a hardscrabble childhood, may have a port on the U.S.-Mexican border named after him. Castro died earlier this month at 98.

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Tags: Arizona, Raul Castro, Arizona Governor

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Former U.S. Surgeon Richard Carmona is considering a 2014 gubernatorial run

Thu, Jan 3, 2013

Pinal County

Supporters from Arizona and across the nation are urging the Democrat, who lost by 3 percentage points to Jeff Flake in last year’s bitter U.S. Senate race, to run, a Carmona spokesman confirmed to The Arizona Republic.“He’s looking at all his options,” said the spokesman, Andy Barr. “I think if

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Tags: Arizona, Election 2014, Arizona Governor, Richard Carmona

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-Brewer: If 'Scorpions for Breakfast' book is late, blame Obama

Tue, Aug 23, 2011

Immigration

If Jan Brewer does not get her book done in time for a Nov. 1 planned rollout, it will be the president's fault.

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Tags: Arizona, Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor, Barack Obama, Preident of the United States

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Goddard officially enters governor's race

Sun, Jan 24, 2010

Election 2010

Arizona RepublicBy Casey Newton Attorney General Terry Goddard officially entered the governor's race on Friday, with his campaign filing a statement of organization with the Secretary of State'sOffice.The Goddard for Governor exploratory committee dropped "exploratory" from its name, Goddard campaign officials said, so they could continue laying the groundwork for

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Tags: Terry Goddard, Arizona Governor, Democrats

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Attorney General Terry Goddard addresses local Dems as explorer for office of governor

Mon, Dec 7, 2009

Election 2010

Phoenix DNC ExaminerBy Pamela RuzzoOn Saturday morning, Attorney General Terry Goddard addressed a densely packed union hall of local Democrats from Maricopa County Democratic Party (“MCDP”) on the issue of his exploration for the office of Arizona’s governor. While seeking the requisite donations and support to place his name on

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Tags: Arizona, Attorney General, Terry Goddard, Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor

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2010 Arizona ballot could include anti-immigrant slate

Fri, Sep 11, 2009

Immigration

Phoenix Busiess journalBy Mike SunnucksThere could be an anti-immigration slate of candidates running for key elected posts in the 2010 elections.State Sen. Russell Pearce, R-Mesa, said he would be interested in running for Maricopa County Sheriff if Joe Arpaio opts to run for governor next year.Pearce has been a main

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Tags: Anti-immigration, 2010 Arizona candidates, Russell Pearce, Joe Arpaio, Arizona Governor

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Pederson says no to Governors Race

Wed, Jun 24, 2009

Election 2010

Arizona RepublicAssociated Press A prominent Democrat regarded as a strong candidate for his party's nomination for governor in 2010 has decided against running.  Jim Pederson said Thursday that he decided against running due to business and family considerations. He said his shopping center development company is doing well but that

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Tags: Jim Pederson, Arizona Democratic Party, Arizona Governor, Attorney General Terry Goddard, Republicans, Jan Brewer

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State to accept $1 million abstinence-only education grant

Sat, Apr 18, 2009

Healthcare

Arizona RepublicBy Ginger Rough Arizona health officials said Friday that they plan to seek more than $1 million in federal grant money for abstinence-only education in schools - a reversal from one year ago when then-Gov. Napolitano rejected the funds, saying such programs don't work. In choosing to pursue the grant,

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Tags: Jan Brewer, , Arizona Governor, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Teen pregnancies, abstinence-only education, public health

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Arizona's $3 billion deficit looms large

Sun, Mar 29, 2009

Budget

Arizona RepublicBy Mary Jo PitzlThe deficit looming in the state budget is at least $3 billion. That's a staggering figure, and difficult for state lawmakers to digest, much less the average citizen. How big is $3 billion?

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Brewer: Tax-hike foes are in 'denial'

Thu, Mar 19, 2009

Budget

Arizona RepublicBy Mathew BensonGov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday that state lawmakers opposing a tax hike are in "denial" of the severity of the state's fiscal crisis, and she urged legislators of both parties to rally behind her budget-rescue plan. Meeting with The Arizona Republic, Brewer conceded that the plan she unveiled two weeks ago "maybe

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