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…
Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).
PHOENIX — Independents now outnumber both Republicans and Democrats in Arizona as voters continue to abandon the two major parties.
To the surprise of no one, state Treasurer Doug Ducey, who raised more than a million dollars with an exploratory committee he launched last July, formally jumped into the race for governor — twice.
People are more important than things.
The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:
PHOENIX — Unable to get elected governor in three tries, Democrat Terry Goddard is hoping to get to the state’s No. 2 spot.
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday by proposing to replace the state’s income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
Call it the Hassle Maxim:
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain says he is taking on the Obama administration for not preventing the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya.
WASHINGTON — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador instead of confronting him directly over a deadly attack on Americans in Libya.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A fresh-faced Barack Obama buried Republican John McCain in anti-incumbent sentiment four years ago. Now the 2008 presidential nominee says it’s the president’s turn to feel the heat.
PHOENIX — Arizonans will get a chance to decide if they want to keep state sales taxes as high as they are now.
PHOENIX (AP) — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is appealing a court ruling that overturned his decision that a paperwork error should keep a sales tax increase off Arizona's ballot.
PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett was wrong in refusing to process initiative petitions seeking to permanently extend the state's one-cent sales tax, a judge ruled today.
PHOENIX — Ron Barber’s election to fill a midterm vacancy in Arizona’s U.S. House delegation is now official — about two weeks after the Tucson Democrat formally took office in Washington.
PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she opposes a proposed state sales tax increase.
A Maricopa County Superior Court Judge will hear arguments July 18 about whether Secretary of State Ken Bennett must accept petitions that would put an extension of a 1-cent states sales tax increase on the November ballot.
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has rejected the petitions that would place an extension of a 1-cent sales tax on the November ballot.