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George Will: How GOP may win Senate seat from Michigan, of all places

DETROIT — Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan Secretary of State Te…

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Mickey Rooney with Dr. Ruth

Mickey Rooney with Dr. Ruth

In this Sunday, Jan. 17, 1993 file photo, actor Mickey Rooney, right, leans in to talk to Dr. Ruth Westheimer, center, as they wait with New York City Major David Dinkins, second from left, at Penn Station New York, headed for Washington aboard a special train to attend festivities surrounde…

April 06, 2014 10:44 pm
Independents in Arizona now outnumber both Democrats and Republicans

Independents in Arizona now outnumber both Democrats and Republicans

PHOENIX — Independents now outnumber both Republicans and Democrats in Arizona as voters continue to abandon the two major parties.

March 17, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Gov. Brewer can stop insidious bill

Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…

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Pima County Dems to nominate 3 for empty state House seat

Pima County Democratic Party precinct committee members will meet Saturday to recommend three possible replacements to fill an empty seat in the statehouse.

January 30, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key Votes Ahead

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Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.

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Returning to the bad old days of the filibuster

The following editorial appeared Friday in The Los Angeles Times:

November 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Steller: Shutdown politics trap Rep. Barber

Steller: Shutdown politics trap Rep. Barber

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber has got himself in a bind.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: We 'Ordinary Americans' deserve informed candidates

Fall brings several benchmarks: the pumpkin farm, my annual baking imperative, the inevitable hopeful excursion into nature that ends with sunburn and the realization that it really is still hot, even though we wish it weren’t so.

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Fitz Blog: Kozachik joins the...

Councilman Steve Kozachik announced he is leaving the Republican Party which he claims has become a narrow party of extremists. Numerous attempts to reach a Pima County Democratic party spokesperson went unanswered because the door on the geodesic dome was sealed tight and a voice inside kep…

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Images from past presidential debates

Images from past presidential debates

Democratic presidential candidate Jimmy Carter emphasizes a point as he speaks during his debate with President Gerald Ford at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1976, San Francisco, Calif. (AP Photo)

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Images from past presidential debates

Images from past presidential debates

President Gerald Ford, right, emphasized a point during his second debate with Jimmy Carter, left, at Palace of Fine Arts Theater, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1976, San Francisco, Calif. (AP Photo)

October 06, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…
Images from past presidential debates

Images from past presidential debates

President Gerald Ford, right, and Jimmy Carter shake hands before they started their debate at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1976, San Francisco, Calif. There were no presidential debates between 1960 and 1976. During one of these three debates Ford said, "There is no S…

October 06, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog:Memo from the Big Guy

Creator of the Cosmos

September 07, 2012 8:00 am Related

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

The Rev. Billy Graham,center, at the podium of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago on August 27, 1968. (AP Photo)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Former Pres. Jimmy Carter, center right, and Rosalynn Carter, center left, wave from the podium during a visit to the site of Democratic National Convention at The Omni, Saturday, July 16, 1988, Atlanta, Ga. It was in 1976 that the Carters stood at the podium of the Democratic National Conve…

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, one of the keynote speakers at opening of the Democratic National Convention, responds to greetings on floor of Madison Square Garden, Monday, July 12, 1976, New York. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Vice President Walter Mondale, right, and his wife Joan Mondale wave to the Democratic Convention where he accepted his partys nomination for Vice President, Thursday, Aug. 14, 1980, New York. (AP Photo)

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