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Ducey joins other GOP lawmakers asking U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlaw abortions

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, 11 other Republican governors and more than 200 GOP lawmakers on Thursday filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. ... Read more»1

Federal background checks on ammunition sales pushed by Democrats

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Tuesday reintroduced legislation that would require instant background checks to prevent individuals with a criminal record from illegally purchasing ammunition.... Read more»

Senate approves Arizonan Barrett as fourth female Air Force secretary

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm Arizona businesswoman Barbara Barrett as the next Air Force secretary.... Read more»

Az businesswoman's nomination as Air Force secretary, despite hiccup, expected to proceed through Senate

Arizona businesswoman Barbara Barrett’s nomination to be Air Force secretary is expected to proceed, despite concerns about whether she would bar forcing air crews to use Trump hotels. ... Read more»

Six ways Congress may reform NSA snooping

Although the House defeated a measure that would have defunded the bulk phone metadata collection program, the narrow 205-217 vote showed that there is significant support in Congress to reform NSA surveillance programs. Here are six other legislative proposals on the table.... Read more»

Tucson lawyer tells senators assault-weapons ban is misguided

Tucson lawyer David Hardy told a Senate committee that limiting semiautomatic weapons would be a misguided response to mass shootings that have sparked renewed calls for gun control. Others at the often-contentious hearing said something must be done. ... Read more»

Smart v. Stupid

The Republicans' weak women

One group of Republican candidates is performing poorly in races from coast to coast. Why did Republicans choose such a weak bunch of women?... Read more»1

Comic: Politics

'It depends on what the meaning of the word 'in' is'

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was fond of mentioning his service in Vietnam. Only trouble is, he didn't serve in Vietnam.... Read more»