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Minority advocates, Trump transition team hold closed-door meeting

Leaders of about 20 minority advocacy organizations met with President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team in a closed-door meeting Wednesday in what advocates said they hope was one of many meetings to come.... Read more»

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What Mitt Romney really said

When Mitt Romney described the 47 percent, he was saying what he thinks about Democrats. He’s not alone in repeating a simple-minded theory about why people choose a political party.... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Rosemont air quality application going back to Pima County

Wednesday on Buckmaster- Bill talked with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias about the latest developments concerning the proposed Rosemont Mine. Plus, Republican LD9 state Senate hopeful Tyler Mott, and a conversation with Pima County’s new library director, Melinda Cervantes.... Read more»

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The Republican religious war

Are Christians planning a last ditch effort to prevent a Mormon takeover of the Republican Party? ... Read more»2

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Hey Democrats, zip it!

The best course of action for Democrats is to sit back and let Republicans wound their own. Increasingly, the GOP nominating process is serving Democrats—peeling back the layers of obfuscation and exposing the weaknesses and inadequacies of its likely nominees.... Read more»2

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Chris Christie is running — count on it

Chris Christie will announce his presidential candidacy. You can count on it. But he won’t really be running for president.... Read more»1

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Republicans debate. Anarchy wins

There were clear winners and losers in the latest Republican debate, held at the Reagan Library. The biggest winner was anarchy.... Read more»1

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Should liberals fear Kevin McCullough?

At CPAC, Kevin McCullough laid out a point-by-point plan aimed at altering the balance between conservatives and liberals. His idea sounded like it could lead to permanent conservative rule. No kidding.... Read more»

News analysis

CPAC: Tancredo says immigration destroying U.S. culture

Immigration, the political issue, came and went with a whimper at this year's CPAC convention. But that didn't stop Tom Tancredo from predicting Armageddon to his shrinking base. One Arizona activist said Cochise County is "in the control of the Sinaloa cartel."... Read more»3

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Is it time to dump right-wing rhetoric down the drain?

Conservatives of all stripes are frantically engaged in an effort to separate their toxic rhetoric from the massacre in Tucson. They aren’t afraid of being a cause of the carnage. They are afraid that the slayings will make hyperbolic mudslinging unacceptable to most Americans.... Read more»

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Quick, repeal health care… before the people realize it’s good

Smart v. Stupid: John Boehner, the new Speaker of the House, is promising to repeal health care legislation passed last session. But he’s lying. ... Read more»

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Seven reasons why liberals and progressives must vote

Smart v. Stupid: Some Obama supporters are inclined to just stay home on Election Day. Here are seven compelling reasons why that's a bad idea.... Read more»

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Alan Simpson is the biggest ass you know

Smart v. Stupid: Alan Simpson, Republican co-chair of the deficit commission has proven himself unfit to lead. Jimmy Zuma asks, “Are his most recent criticisms of pensioners and veterans a sign of senility?”... Read more»


From Phoenix With Love

Bye-bye, Buz. Do svidanya, Dean-o.... Read more»

Election 2010

Hayworth: Infomercial was a 'mistake'

J.D. Hayworth says he regrets making a 2007 infomercial for "free" government grant seminars that critics have described as shady.... Read more»

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