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Kyrsten Sinema, a senator from a state where residents don't change their clocks, said Thursday that "I don't care, just don't move the clocks all the time," after cheering as she presided over the passage of a so-called "permanent Daylight Saving Time" measure. Read more»

The U.S. Congress is messing with time. What could possibly go wrong and why do we even care?

No matter what laws are passed by Congress, the amount of solar radiation striking the Earth in any given 24-hour period will remain the same, no matter how deeply lawmakers believe they have the power to alter the fabric of time. Read more»

As Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky virtually addressed Congress today, I wondered, “What did they do with Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, and Madison Cawthorn? For that matter, how dare any member of the Republican Party attend who had refused to impeach Donald Trump for his attempt to extort the Ukrainian president? Read more»

The Senate Wing of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Lawmakers are racing to pass short-term government spending legislation Thursday as they stare down a fast-approaching shutdown deadline, but Democratic absences and Republican demands for several votes on unrelated policies stand in the way of swift passage. Read more»

Right now, the Fox News b.s. is that President Biden is going to spend $30 million to distribute free crack pipes. These right-wingers took a lie, spun it into a conspiracy theory, then laced it with racism. Read more»

Although the Biden administration has released a comprehensive immigration plan, the White House has indicated it would also be open to piecemeal legislation on the subject.

Legislation creating a path to citizenship for undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children faces a new border crisis and old partisan objections, diminishing the chances it will become law despite full Democratic control of Congress and the White House. Passing the DREAM Act became harder this week as Republicans ramped up their anti-immigration messaging amid a surge of migrant children crossing the border. Read more»

President Joe Biden focused on boosting the use of masks during his campaign, in part because increasing that precaution can have an immediate effect on reducing infections and deaths.

As part of his national strategy to combat the pandemic, President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring mask-wearing and physical distancing in federal buildings, federal lands, public transportation, and by federal employees and contractors. He also issued a broad call for Americans to mask up during the next 100 days. Read more»

If Martha McSally is wondering why this is happening to her, she can look behind her in this image from a presidential visit.

Now that the lava is cooling we are left to consider weed, cash for schools, Pima County's deep Blue wave, what the country gets wrong about Arizona, and what the establishment struggles to understand about Latinos because apparently they haven't met any. Read more»

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), gives opening remarks at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing for a nomination hearing for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, on May 5, 2020.

Former Arizona U.S. Sen. Dennis DeConcini said he is stunned that federal agents seized the cellphone of Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) as part of an insider trading probe. Read more»

Legislature trying to fix the problem of Republicans losing by changing voter rules.

State Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita has a plan to make sure the right kind of people vote and takes great umbrage at how people see exactly what is behind her plan to suppress votes. Read more»

If it's a state of emergency President Trump wants, the border region could use a couple.

Arizona does face real emergencies — and we could use some of that extra quarter-billion in new defense spending Trump has sought since taking office. Read more»

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a speech at a New York City campaign stop on June 22. New campaign numbers show Trump raised only a fraction of the GOP campaign donations from Arizonans so far this year.

Trump may have received close to half the primary votes in the state, but he got just 3 percent of the money Arizonans gave to 2016 Republican presidential campaigns, according to the latest campaign finance numbers. Read more»

The candidates’ factual stumbles touched on ISIS, ethanol, climate change and more. Read more»

Donald Trump at a town hall meeting in Derry, N.H., in August.

Donald Trump has a 14-point lead among Republican voters in Arizona, a early voting is already underway to determine the state's delegates to the GOP convention. Ted Cruz comes in second in a recent poll, with John Kasich third. Marco Rubio's support has lagged, and 10 percent remain undecided. Read more»

Arizonans had donated almost $4 million to 21 presidential candidates by the end of January, with Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Hillary Clinton getting the largest shares. More than $1 million went to candidates who have since dropped out of the race.

With just two weeks until the Arizona primary, recent numbers from the Federal Election Commission show Arizonans gave just under $4 million to 20 Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns through the end of January. Read more»

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