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Proposed halt of Tomahawk missile buys raises concerns at Raytheon

Proposed halt of Tomahawk missile buys raises concerns at Raytheon

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is working to head off a proposed U.S. Navy budget proposal that would halt purchases of the Tomahawk cruise missile — the nation’s primary long-range strike missile — after 2015.

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Political stories from across the state (Friday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 11, 2014 9:00 amLoading…
CD2 Watch: Barber grills officials on A-10 in House Armed Services Committee

CD2 Watch: Barber grills officials on A-10 in House Armed Services Committee

Rep. Ron Barber  challenged US Air Force officials on Thursday, pressing them for answers on plans to retire the A-10 by 2019. 

April 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

CD2 Watch: McSally applauds McCain for joining fight to save the A-10

Retired Air Force colonel and Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally is applauding Sen. John McCain for his recent support to save the aging A-10 fighter from being mothballed.

April 10, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

McCain adds voice to effort to save aging A-10 fighter

Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.

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Terry Bracy: Our aging democratic institutions need professional help

Terry Bracy: Our aging democratic institutions need professional help

House Intelligence committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a respected figure at the Capitol for a decade, last week became the institution’s latest early retiree. The decision of Rogers, a Michigan Republican, is not part of a normal generational turnover, but rather a new trend in my experience — …

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: US must continue leading on rights for the disabled

What makes a person disabled?

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
GAO report raises doubts about successor to ‘virtual fence’ in Arizona

GAO report raises doubts about successor to ‘virtual fence’ in Arizona

Some members of Congress are skeptical of a new border surveillance system being rolled out in Arizona, citing a lack of specific measurements for its success and the $1 billion already spent on the failed program it replaces.

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Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?

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McCain has the worst approval numbers in the entire Senate

Arizona's senior senator is not doing well at the polls.

March 06, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Congressional delegation weighs in on Arizona's controversial bill

We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…

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McCain tweet: Brewer should veto religion-gay rights bill

McCain tweet: Brewer should veto religion-gay rights bill

Sen. John  McCain today posted a message on his Twitter account this morning urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the controversial religion-gay bill.

February 24, 2014 10:09 am Related Loading…

How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

January 31, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…
Wooten joins GOP race for CD2 seat

Wooten joins GOP race for CD2 seat

A local retired Air Force chief master sergeant who gained Internet fame for his fiery letter to Rep. Paul Ryan defending veterans now wants to be his colleague.

January 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key Votes Ahead

January 18, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…

Capitol link

This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.

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McCain touches on variety of political topics at town hall

McCain touches on variety of political topics at town hall

Sen. John McCain hosted a town hall meeting in downtown Tucson Monday, asking business owners to tell him how the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” has affected hiring and other business decisions.

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How Arizona voted in Congress

Key Votes Ahead

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