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Texas gov. says state is now busing migrants to New York City

Gov. Greg Abbott announced that Texas is now busing migrants from the Mexican border to New York City, the state’s latest confrontation with an East Coast city over the influx at the border - months after Texas began offering migrants rides to Washington, D.C.... Read more»

Calling busing of migrants from Texas a 'humanitarian crisis,' D.C. mayor asks Nat'l Guard for help

Warning that her city’s services have been overwhelmed, the mayor of Washington, D.C., has asked the Biden administration for the National Guard’s help in assisting migrants being bused to the nation’s capital by Texas and Arizona.... Read more»

House Republicans slam treatment of Jan. 6 defendants held at D.C. jail

Four House Republicans - including Paul Gosar of Arizona - held a Tuesday press conference to complain about the poor conditions at a District of Columbia jail housing inmates charged with violence in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. ... Read more»

For D.C.'s AIDS detective, it began in Africa

After 20 years fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa, Alan Greenberg returned to Washington, D.C., where the situation was at least as bad.... Read more»

Franks called a 'bully' for bill to limit abortions in D.C.

Washington's delegate to Congress called Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, “a big bully” Tuesday for his proposal to restrict abortions in the District of Columbia.... Read more»

Tucson teen a National Geographic Bee finalist

Tucsonan Raghav Ranga now in eighth grade, finished fourth in the national finals of the National Geographic Bee, edging out 50 other state and territorial bee winners and taking home a $1,000 check.... Read more»

Obama's Top 10 one-liners from correspondents' dinner

No man, woman or dog was safe from barbs at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington.... Read more»

Senate hopefuls brandish D.C. outsider status

All four candidates jockeying for Jon Kyl's U.S. Senate seat – even the ones who spent years inside the Beltway – are campaigning as Washington outsiders.... Read more»

Education reform

Nation's wealthiest learn making the grade is tough work

Philanthropists spend $4.4 billion over 10 years to improve schools, but are humbled by setbacks and the need for new approaches. Has this big money made the big impact that they — as well as teachers, administrators, parents and students — hoped for?... Read more»

ASU journalism school to open Washington bureau

Cronkite News Service, one of TucsonSentinel.com's media partners, is establishing a bureau in Washington, D.C. Beginning in May, advanced journalism students from ASU will "cover Congress, federal agencies, the White House and the Supreme Court, searching for stories that uniquely impact Arizona news readers and viewers."... Read more»

Stewart & Colbert: When jokes trump discourse

Sam Fulwood III wonders what’s become of our country’s political dialogue when mock rallies threaten to draw more supporters than real ones.... Read more»1