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Monday deadline to register to vote in GOP, Green Party primaries

Monday is the deadline to register to vote in Arizona's Republican and Green Party presidential primaries, which are set for Feb. 28. Early voting begins Feb. 2.... Read more»1

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Comic: Politics

And then there were two ...

Some will say it's not nice to pick on Rick Perry. They're right. But it is fun.... Read more»

Comic: Politics

The eye of the Beholder

A religion by any other name is ... a cult... Read more»

GOP rallying cry on health reform: states' rights

Republicans are planning their next moves to challenge the new health law.... Read more»

Obama faces tough talk on health law from GOP

On Thursday, President Obama met with a newly elected governors -- many from the GOP -- to defend his health overhaul plan. It wasn't a completely friendly meeting.... Read more»

Poll: Most favor health reform; Democrat dares GOP to repeal law

A majority of Americans want the Congress to keep the new health care law or actually expand it, despite Republican claims that they have a mandate from the people to kill it, according to a new poll.... Read more»

Immigration deal unlikely during 'lame duck' session

With the Obama mandate of 2008 slipping away, Congressional Democrats hope to find a more practical species of Republican sitting in their assigned seats later this month when the "lame duck" Congress reconvenes in Washington.... Read more»

GOP takes hard line on health-care overhaul, look for Democratic allies

Republicans aren't softening their tough criticism of the health law even as they seek Democratic allies to join them in their bid to repeal the overhaul. ... Read more»

GOP pushes health law investigation; Dems consider revisions

GOP lawmakers are considering using their new posts in powerful House committees to "go after President Obama's health care overhaul, and they're focusing on questions uppermost in the minds of consumers: What's it going to cost? Can I keep the coverage I have if I like it?" ... Read more»

Republicans map out strategy to defeat health-care reform

Republicans say they will try to deny money to put Obama's new health care law into effect, though they have not made clear what they would do to make up the cost savings that would be lost if they succeeded in repealing the law.... Read more»

Meet the likely House committee chairs who promise to roll back ‘job-killing’ regs

Impending Republican control of the House means there will be new leaders on powerful House committees. Here’s a quick introduction — or reintroduction — to some of the lawmakers who will likely win these important chairmanships. ... Read more»

What's next for health law? Repeal, 'compromise,' conflict?

Republican leaders Wednesday set their sights on repeal of the law. "It's pretty clear that the Obama-Pelosi agenda is being rejected by the American people," John Boehner, the speaker-in-waiting, told reporters.... Read more»

Election 2010

GOP looks to use House majority to overturn health care reform

Now in control of the House of Representatives, Republicans are planning to flex their muscles quickly to try to repeal the Democratic health law — but even some GOP leaders acknowledge it is likely they can get rid of the law right away. ... Read more»

Election 2010

House win could give GOP ways, means to roll back health law

A GOP takeover of the House would give Republicans the ability to attack the new law in new ways.... Read more»

Whoppers of Campaign 2010

Midterm elections are an embarrassment of riches for fact-checkers — this year more than others. With both parties fighting desperately control of the House and Senate, the amount of deceit in political advertising is at least as high as we’ve ever seen.... Read more»


Illegal immigration vs. Arizona's fiscal crisis

Passions clash over the state's political landscape: Illegal immigration exploded like a bomb over Arizona and for much of the year laid waste to efforts to resolve other urgent state issues.... Read more»2

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