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Arizona Republicans Propose Bill That Would Allow Them To Break Any Law

Sat, Jan 18, 2014

AZ Legislature

OPINION on Arizona SB 1062It is beyond dispute that throughout world history most of the atrocities on the human race were committed in the name of religion whether it was the Holocaust, Crusades, Inquisition, witch hunts, or near extermination of aboriginal people by Christian imperialists. Conservatives and their Republican facilitators

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Tags: Arizona, Arizona Legislature, Republicans, SB 1062

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Arizona's 2 GOP senators, House Dems back deal

Wed, Oct 16, 2013

Economy

WASHINGTON Arizona’s Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake voted Wednesday to reopen the federal government and raise the nation’s debt limit, averting a potentially devastating default, while the state’s House delegation split along party lines on the last-minute deal.“We are now seeing the end of this agonizing odyssey that this

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Tags: United States, Arizona, Government Shutdown, Republicans, Democrats

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Election law targets Democrats, favors Republican votes

Tue, Jul 2, 2013

AZ Legislature

By Luis Heredia My TurnRespect.Arizona Democrats have earned it. However, Gov. Jan Brewer and her political operatives have once again abused their power to marginalize Democrats. Signing House Bill 2305, which is designed to bolster the Republican Party’s advantage in the 2014 election, is the latest example.The victories of the

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Tags: Arizona, Arizona legislature, Democrats, Republicans, Jan Brewer

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Dream team

Mon, Aug 20, 2012

Election 2012

AJ NewsOpinion by Ed Barker "Had I predicted ten years ago that a gay sheriff of Pinal County would be backing a “Dream Team” of political puppets featuring a County Attorney candidate with the same name as a Star Wars character, most of you would have thought I should be locked

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Pinal County Sheriff, Ed Barker, Republicans, AJ News

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Republican Candidates discuss STV incorporation and how they would represent Anthem

Sat, Jul 14, 2012

Election 2012

Five San Tan Valley residents are running for Pinal County Supervisor in the new District 2.The winner of this all-GOP field in the Aug. 28 primary will effectively win the race, unless the Democrats can field a write-in candidate for the general election on Nov. 6. The last day a

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Pinal County Supervisor District 2, Republicans

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GOP could blow Arizona

Sat, Jun 23, 2012

Election 2012

In 1976, Dennis DeConcini, a young, one-term Democratic prosecutor from Tucson, stormed to a 10-point victory in the U.S. Senate race after Republicans Sam Steiger and John Conlan eviscerated each other in a brutal primary. It was the last time the Democrats picked up a Senate seat in the Grand

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Tags: Arizona, U.S. Senate, Richard Carmona, Democrats, Republicans

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Babeu's return to Pinal sheriff's race forces aide to end run

Sun, May 13, 2012

Pinal County

Sheriff Paul Babeu's second in command was his first choice as successor.As chairman of the Steve Henry for Sheriff exploratory committee, Babeu helped his chief deputy wade into political waters late last year while launching his own bid for Congress.

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Tags: Pinal County, Pinal County Sheriff, Paul Babeu, Steve Henry, Republicans

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Smithson Appointed as District Two Supervisor

Sat, May 12, 2012

Pinal County

FLORENCE, Ariz. - The Pinal County Board of Supervisors has chosen Clark L. Smithson to be the new Supervisor for District Two.  Smithson will be sworn in as District 2 supervisor in the coming days.  A date and time was not determined at press time.  He will represent the district

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Florence, Pinal County Board of Supervisors, Bryan Martyn, Republicans, Clark Smithson

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Twelve seek to replace Martyn

Fri, May 11, 2012

Pinal County

FLORENCE — Twelve people took the podium before the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday and explained why they should replace former District 2 supervisor Bryan Martyn for the remaining six-plus months of his term.

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Florence, Pinal County Board of Supervisors, Bryan Martyn, Republicans,

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Candidates for supervisor announced

Sun, May 6, 2012

Pinal County

FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors on Friday announced 13 applicants to replace Bryan Martyn on the board following his resignation to become Arizona state parks director.The board met on April 27 to discuss the process for selecting a supervisor to represent District 2, in the northern part

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Florence, Pinal County Board of Supervisors, Bryan Martyn, Republicans, Arizona State legislature

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