PHOENIX — A former longtime Fiesta Bowl chief executive was sentenced to eight months in federal prison on Thursday after acknowledging that he took part in an illegal campaign contribution scheme.
On March 2, hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied in a massive show of force against plans to force them to serve in the Israeli military.
JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament on Wednesday voted to begin drafting large numbers of ultra-Orthodox men into the military, moving to end a contentious system that enraged many secular Israelis by allowing young seminary students to evade army service.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and both sides spent millions auditioning national strategies.
FILE This Nov. 23, 2013 file photo shows Florida Democratic Congressional candidate, Alex Sink, center, speaking at her campaign office in Clearwater, Fla. The special election in this stretch of coastal beach towns and retirement communities was expected to be a referendum on President Bara…
FILE - This Nov. 23, 2013 file photo shows Florida Republican Congressional candidate David Jolly, right, speaking in Indian Rocks Beach, Fla. The special election in this stretch of coastal beach towns and retirement communities was expected to be a referendum on President Barack Obama’s he…
In this photo taken on Thursday, March 6,2 014, Lucas Overby, a 27-year-old Pinellas County resident, campaigns for Congress in Dunedin, Fla. Overby is the Libertarian candidate running against Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's parliament ousted Western-backed prime minister Ali Zidan in a Tuesday vote, removing the first democratically chosen leader who had struggled for 15 months to stem the country's spiraling descent into chaos, with divisive political power struggles and rampant m…
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — As the campaign increased for tension-filled Crimea to split off from Ukraine in a weekend referendum and join Russia, the region’s parliament said Tuesday that if voters approve the move it would first declare itself an independent state, a maneuver that could de-escal…
Ukrainians in favor of aligning with Russia rally in Donetsk. The current dispute between Moscow and the West is one of the worst geopolitical crises in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
Repeat after us: The 2016 election is more than 2½ years away. Hillary Clinton may be a candidate. If she is, Benghazi or Bill Clinton may or may not be issues. Who could possibly know?
Learning from her stumbles in the 2008 Democratic primaries, Hillary Clinton has unleashed a “wrap it up early” strategy aimed at making her the inevitable Democratic presidential nominee in 2016.
What’s been said of confession — that it is good for one’s soul but bad for one’s reputation — can also be true of testifying to Congress, so Lois Lerner has chosen to stay silent. Hers, however, is an eloquent silence.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters could decide if they want to perennially revisit anything they adopt at the ballot.
Each Republican candidates for Congress in Arizona’s District 1 wants to be seen as a fighter and a problem solver.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to cut down on so-called “dark money’’ in political campaigns, but with no clear indication if their plan will work, or whether it’s even legal.
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PHOENIX — A Senate panel voted along party lines Monday for what some contend is an end-run to kill a referendum to let the public vote on a series of controversial changes in state election law.