WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is tapping former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for the board that selects recipients for Fulbright scholarships.
WASHINGTON — President Obama, seeking to regain his footing amid controversies hammering the White House, named a temporary chief for the scandal-marred Internal Revenue Service Thursday and pressed Congress to approve new security money to prevent another Benghazi-style terrorist attack.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate immigration bill would cost the government a net $6.3 trillion over the next 50 years to provide benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation said in a report Monday, setting off a fierce dispute with fellow conser…
WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick touted their designation last week as being among the Democrats most likely to buck their party in congressional votes.
Catholic Bishop Gerald Kicanas advocated passage of gun-control legislation at a gathering of like-minded people at a news conference held at South Tucson City Hall.
Pam Simon, a survivor of the Jan. 8, 2011, shootings, listens to speakers at the gathering on the National Day of Action to Reduce Gun Violence.
In conjunction with activists across the country on the National Day of Action to Reduce Gun Violence, proponents of universal background checks for gun buyers Thursday launched a local effort to pass the legislation.
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WASHINGTON — An assault-weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest-side grocery store where she was nearly slain on Jan. 8, 2011, to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest side grocery store where she was nearly slain Jan. 8, 2011 to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.
OK, so Congress hasn't managed to pass a budget, fix the tax code or avert the automatic spending cuts of the dreaded sequester.
PHOENIX — Dirty bathrooms, closed trails and longer lines at Grand Canyon National Park. Furloughs for thousands of civilian defense workers. Reduced health care access.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.
Waiting for the music to begin I counted the berets in the audience at the Fox. There’s two. And a third.