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Early aviation history

Early aviation history

"Boy, they really flew by wire," Astronaut John Glenn quipped as he checks over the control wires of the full scale model of the Wright Brothers first powered aircraft, Dec. 17, 1963, Kitty Hawk, N.C. The model was presented at ceremonies in observance of the 69th Anniversary of powered flig…

April 16, 2014 9:34 am

George Will: How GOP may win Senate seat from Michigan, of all places

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…

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Ruth Marcus: An emotional double standard

Let's have a rational discussion about the word "emotional."

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Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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Arizona Senator says he is gay

Arizona Senator says he is gay

PHOENIX — Veteran Arizona legislator Sen. Steve Gallardo has come out as gay. The Phoenix Democrat told a group of reporters he was inspired by the battle over Senate Bill 1062 to reveal his sexual orientation. Gallardo says the bill would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays b…

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Lawmaker: Homegrown chicken and eggs are a constitutional right

Lawmaker: Homegrown chicken and eggs are a constitutional right

PHOENIX — Saying Arizonans have a constitutional right to fresh chicken and eggs, state lawmakers are moving to override city ordinances that restrict the ownership of fowl.

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Hillary Clinton's hairstyles through the years: 2002

Hillary Clinton's hairstyles through the years: 2002

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., talks with reporters during the taping of 'Meet The Press' Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002 at the NBC studios in Washington. Sen. Clinton talked about President Bush's call for tougher actions to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. (AP Photo/Meet The Press, Alex Wong)

January 02, 2014 4:24 pm
Tucson's Lopez steps down from Arizona Senate leadership post

Tucson's Lopez steps down from Arizona Senate leadership post

Democratic state senators will meet next week to a fill a vacancy in their leadership ranks.

October 22, 2013 9:32 amLoading…

Tucson border activists oppose ‘border surge’ amendment

A coalition of local organizations gathered today at El Tiradito shrine near downtown Tucson to oppose the “border surge” amendment to the Senate immigration bill that will essentially double the number of Border Patrol agents and add fencing along the border before allowing people to adjust…

June 24, 2013 12:59 pmLoading…

Survivors of Tucson shooting spree push mandatory background checks

Tucson shooting spree survivors push background checks for all gun buyers

March 05, 2013 2:38 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Immigration nation

Bulletin:A bipartisan group of senators, including Senator john McCain, the human pretzel, has agreed on a proposal to secure the border,secure reelection,secure the Latino vote,grant legal status to illegal immigrants and hire back their housekeepers, nannies and former lovers.

January 28, 2013 12:15 pmLoading…
200 guns traded at Tucson buyback, 30 more sold in counter effort

200 guns traded at Tucson buyback, 30 more sold in counter effort

About 200 guns were turned over in exchange for grocery store gift cards at this morning’s gun buyback event.

January 08, 2013 9:01 am Photos

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and and his running mate, Sen. Edmund S. Muskie, with their wives shown on the podium at the Democratic Convention in Chicago following their nomination for president and vice president Aug. 29, 1968. (AP Photo)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Barbara Jordan (D-Tex. Rep.), right, with Jummy Carter shown at the Democratic National Convention in New York's Madison Square Garden where she gave a speech, July 12, 1976. (AP Photo)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale, left, and his wife Joan Mondale acknowledge the cheers of the Democratic National Convention after their nomination vote, Wednesday, July 19, 1984, San Francisco, Calif. (AP Photo)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

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)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

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)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

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)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Here is a characteristic pose of Sen. Alben Barkley, of Kentucky, who last night sounded a ringing praise for The New Deal and a scorching denunciation of Republican policies in his keynote address to the Democratic National Convention, June 24, 1936, Philadelphia, Pa. (AP Photo/GRS)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Sen. Alben Barkley, of Kentucky, right, waves to cheering delegates as he appears on speakers rostrum to deliver keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, July 12, 1948, Philadelphia, Pa. The man on the left is unidentified. (AP Photo)

September 01, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…

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