WASHINGTON — An assault-weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.
Sen. Jon Kyl examines papers on display in the Congressional Archives Room at the UA Main Library before he announced he was leaving his records with the school.
Sen. Jon Kyl talks with students before his announcement Wednesday about donating his congressional papers to the UA. Kyl, an Arizona alumnus, said there is not much he would have done differently in his career. "I don't have many regrets at all," he said.
Once the Nov. 6 election is over, Congress will return to an unprecedented pile of work that needs to get done during a lame-duck session, retiring U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl said on Wednesday.
Generally speaking, jokes about a woman’s looks are never a good idea — especially if you are a U.S. Senate candidate whose every word is being filmed.
Republican Jeff Flake and Democrat Richard Carmona traded sharp accusations during Monday's U.S. Senate race debate, reflecting the rising tensions in the high-stakes race.
Jeff Flake says that he has demonstrated that he works across the aisle when dealing with issues that benefit the state.
"People stick their flag in the sand and say it's my way or the highway," Democrat Richard Carmona said. "That's not what democracy is about."
One man's earmark is another man's investment.
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.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has pledged $528K to support Democrat Richard Carmona. Republican Jeff Flake has support from Club for Growth PAC ($500K ad buy) and Freedomworks for America ($460K so far for online ads).
"I'm for balanced budgets, first and foremost."
Jeff Flake has a résumé custom-built for a modern-day U.S. senator from Arizona.
"A sign of a nation is its humanity."
Richard Carmona has earned a host of distinguished titles - combat veteran, doctor, deputy, life-saver, hospital director and U.S. surgeon general - but he's hoping to add one more on Nov. 6.