Arizona defense industry, bases would bear brunt of spending cuts
Tue, Feb 26, 2013US Congress
Arizona stands to lose nearly 49,200 jobs and as much as $4.9 billion in gross state product this year if deep automatic spending cuts go into effect Friday, and the bulk of the jobs and lost production would be carved from the defense industry.Virtually all programs, training and building projects Read More

Tags: U.S. Congress, Spending cuts, Sequestration, John McCain, Defense cuts

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-Tucson Sector arrests at border fall 40 percent last year
Sat, Nov 5, 2011Immigration
NOGALES - The number of illegal immigrants arrested by the Border Patrol in the Tucson Sector fell by more than 40 percent last year, a significant drop that indicates illegal immigration has slowed considerably in Arizona.

Tags: Janet Napolitano, Tucson, Border security, John McCain

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Arizona swings away from Democrats
Tue, Dec 21, 2010Election 2010
POLITICO.COMNot so long ago, Arizona was on its way to becoming a swing state. Now that seems like a distant memory.On the eve of the 2008 presidential election, ebullient Democrats were convinced that the state would have been in play if it weren't home to Republican nominee Sen. John McCain. Read More

Tags: Arizona, Democrats, John McCain, Kirsten Sinema

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U.S. Senate candidates square off
Mon, Sep 27, 2010Election 2010
Arizona Republicby Ronald J. Hansen Sen. John McCain on Sunday outlined a traditional conservative agenda for a fifth U.S. Senate term, while his opponents suggested during the race's only debate that it was time for the state to try something new.During the hourlong televised debate, McCain drew on many of the Read More

Tags: Arizona, U.S. Senate, John McCain, Rodney Glassman

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McCain fundraising tops $15 million
Sat, Jul 24, 2010Election 2010
Arizona Capitol TimesBy Jeremy DudaU.S. Sen. John McCain has spared no expense in his primary battle against J.D. Hayworth, spending more than $15 million in his bid to hold off the former congressman’s challenge from the right.According to a quarterly report filed with the Federal Elections Committee, McCain has spent Read More

Tags: John McCain, Arizona, U.S.Senate, J.D.Hayworth

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Hayworth asks McCain to dump ads with Pinal County sheriff
Fri, Jul 23, 2010Pinal County
Arizona Republicby Lindsey Collom J.D. Hayworth has called for his GOP primary rival to pull campaign ads featuring Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu in the wake of the lawman's recent appearance on a "pro-White" radio show.Babeu, a vocal proponent of Arizona's new immigration law, has appeared in two of Sen. John Read More

Tags: Paul Babeu, John McCain, J.D. Hayworth, 2010 Election

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Babeu is new face of Arizona sheriffs
Sun, May 23, 2010Pinal County
Arizona StarBy Tim Steller and Brady McCombs You've probably seen him by now, in one of numerous TV interviews or walking with Sen. John McCain along the U.S.-Mexico border fence in the senator's latest television ad.He's the blue-eyed, shaved-headed man in a crisp sheriff's uniform describing "off-the-charts" violence in Arizona, defending Read More

Tags: Paul Babeu, John McCain, Sheriff

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McCain's what he (almost) always is
Sun, Feb 14, 2010Election 2010
Los Angeles TimesBy Doyle McManusWhat has happened to John McCain? This month, the Arizona Republican reacted angrily when the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff came out for scrapping the military's "don't ask, don't tell" rule on homosexuals -- even though McCain earlier said he'd follow the commanders' advice Read More

Tags: John McCain, U.S. Senate, Arizona

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Migrant issue could haunt McCain in race
Wed, Jan 6, 2010Immigration
Arizona RepublicBy Dan NowickiTwo years ago, a push for comprehensive immigration reform nearly unraveled John McCain's bid for the White House. Now, his long-standing support for border reform is complicating his bid for a fifth Senate term.President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders have signaled their intention to take another Read More

Tags: John McCain, Barack Obama, Arizona, Immigration reform

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McCain Returns to Robocalls to Target Health Care, Democrats
Thu, Dec 3, 2009Healthcare
Huffington Post.comBy Sam SteinSenator John McCain (R-Ariz.), who relied heavily on automated calls to attack Barack Obama during the presidential campaign, is deploying the same tool in his efforts to derail health care legislation and bruise some Democrats along the way.The Arizona Republican has cut at least two separate versions Read More

Tags: John McCain, Barack Obama, Medicare, National Republican Senatorial Committee

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