PHOENIX - The Medicaid expansion plan approved by the Senate late Thursday is pretty much dead on arrival across the courtyard, House Speaker Andy Tobin said Friday.
PHOENIX - With her plan to expand Medicaid backed up against a political brick wall, Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to ratchet up the pressure on Republican lawmakers.
A 50-year-old Tucson man had lost his job after a heart attack. He needed a new battery for his defibrillator, but had no access to health care.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer is being pulled one way by major business groups and another by fellow conservatives as she faces a fast-approaching deadline to decide whether to implement a key part of the federal health-care law.
There is a term that crops up in disability circles: "temporarily able-bodied." It's when, not if, you will become disabled thanks to aging, illness or accident. And when that happens, you will need medical care.
PHOENIX - Democrat Richard Carmona said Wednesday he would not have supported the federal Affordable Care Act as pushed through by President Obama.
Republican Jeff Flake, left, and Democrat Richard Carmona, right, listened to moderator Ted Simons during Wednesday's televised debate.
From the level of yelling, name-calling and personal attacks, observers of a Congressional District 3 debate at Rio Rico High Wednesday might have felt more like they were back in grade school.
PHOENIX - Arizona utilities, developers and other special interests are fueling a political action committee formed by Gov. Jan Brewer to help elect federal candidates who share her views on immigration and states' rights.
During the Congressional District 8 special election, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., avoided saying if he would have voted for the 2010 health care reform. When pressed about it during a debate, he said he couldn't answer a hypothetical question like that.
When the Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health-care law Thursday, many interested parties had cause to celebrate. Among them were family doctors, who stand to gain both influence and money from the decision.
If you were already sick of hearing about "Obamacare" in political TV ads and mailers, brace yourself.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the vast majority of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that virtually all Americans have health insurance.
WASHINGTON - As speculation over the fate of the federal health-care law heightens ahead of the Supreme Court ruling, at least three major insurers promised Monday to continue following some of the rules in the law that already are in effect.
When it came time for Democrat Ron Barber and Republican Jesse Kelly to ask each other a question during Wednesday's Congressional District 8 debate hosted by the Arizona Daily Star, they dived into familiar territory.
Amid the heavy topics in Wednesday night's debate, Democrat Ron Barber, left, and Republican Jesse Kelly found time to have laugh over a microphone malfunction. Green Party candidate Charlie Manolakis is at right. The debate reflected the recurring themes of the District 8 campaign.