In his more than 58 years in Congress, John Dingell has never been known to mince words. So it was no surprise that the 87-year-old Michigan Democrat announced his departure with a characteristically acerbic bang.
There seems to be a growing consensus that the Republicans have a real shot at recapturing the Senate in the next midterm elections, giving them further opportunity, if not total assurance, of making President Obama’s next years in office meaningless.
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…
Pima County Democratic Party precinct committee members will meet Saturday to recommend three possible replacements to fill an empty seat in the statehouse.
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.
The following editorial appeared Friday in The Los Angeles Times:
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber has got himself in a bind.
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.
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…
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)
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)
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…
The Rev. Billy Graham,center, at the podium of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago on August 27, 1968. (AP Photo)
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…
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)
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)
Jimmy Carter hugs his eight-year-old daughter, Amy, as he makes his way to the podium to begin his acceptance speech as the Democratic presidential candidatey, July 15, 1976 in New York. (AP Photo)
Sen. John F. Kennedy makes his way through a crowd of supporters and journalists as he arrives in Los Angeles, July 9, 1960 for the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo)