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A large majority of Arizonans approve of a Bush administration plan to curb the hiring of illegal immigrants, and many consider immigration their top issue as they decide on the next president, according to a Cronkite-Eight Poll released Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will lose $200 billion less than expected from the federal bailout program and is looking at using part of the savings to fund new job creation efforts.
The Obama administration wants the U.S. Supreme Court to void Arizona's 2-year-old law designed to punish companies that knowingly hire undocumented workers.
The Obama administration has identified 256 federal properties in Arizona deemed "excess" and targeted for sale, disposal or demolition. It is part of a year-old program aimed at cutting government waste that has identified almost 14,000 excess properties nationwide.
President Barack Obama smiles in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, March 23, 2009. Joining him, from left are, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, the president, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chair Sheila Bair.
The Obama administration is deporting more illegal immigrants than even before, undermining blasts by Republicans, including Gov. Jan Brewer, that it is failing in its duty to deal with the problem.
Saying it will save money, the Obama administration is scrapping the production of presidential dollar coins even as an Arizona congressman wants them to replace greenbacks.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration aimed squarely at the crisis clogging the nation's credit system Monday with a plan to take over up to $1 trillion in sour mortgage securities with the help of private investors. For once, Wall Street cheered.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday identified 17 sites in six Western states as prime candidates for solar energy projects on public lands, continuing a push for solar power despite the high-profile bankruptcy of a solar panel maker that received a half-billion dollar federal loan.
The contests for attorney general remain too close to call.
FRESNO, Calif. — Federal prosecutions of immigrants soared to new levels this spring, as the Obama administration continued an aggressive enforcement strategy championed under President George W. Bush, according to a new study released Thursday.
Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday she will deliver a three-word answer Thursday when the president details all his administration is doing to secure the border: It's not working.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration plans to use its authority to bypass more than 30 laws and regulations in an effort to finish building 670 miles of fence along the southwest U.S. border by the end of this year, federal officials said Tuesday.
While not exactly in the same league as Al Gore’s claim to have invented the Internet, the Bush administration’s taking credit for reduced numbers of fatal auto accidents on the nation’s highways smacks of the same desire to make political hay in an election year.
President Bush undoubtedly felt he had no choice but to dig in and fight a gathering move in the House and Senate to subpoena several of his top White House aides in connection with the firing of eight U.S. attorneys.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and the Bush administration on Thursday defended the decision to rescue Bear Stearns amid questions by lawmakers about why the government was helping Wall Street investment houses but not people on Main Street.
The Bush administration’s case against alleged dirty bomber Jose Padilla has sputtered to an inglorious close.
If your family or business operated this way it would soon be shunned by creditors and suppliers. But the U.S. government operated without a budget for this fiscal year, which began Oct. 1, until late December, thanks to petty and sometimes incompetent maneuvering.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has retained former Georgia congressman Bob Barr in an attempt to derail the dispute resolution process with county administrators.
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon is looking for federal dollars. The mayor is in Washington pressing the Obama Administration and Congress for millions of dollars to help the city build sewers, bridges, schools and other capital projects.
June 22, 2004
WASHINGTON - Despite the Sixth Amendment's guarantee of public trials, nearly all records are being kept secret for more than 5,000 defendants who completed their journey through the federal courts over the last three years. Instances of such secrecy more than doubled from 2003 to 2005.
BATON ROUGE, La. - The White House's top hurricane-relief adviser said Tuesday he has not decided whether the federal government should pay to make New Orleans' levees stronger than they were before Katrina.
A federal security official from Phoenix has been accused of falsifying records in connection with a San Francisco shooting that involved two other federal agents.
BATON ROUGE, La. - His house on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans bears the name Tsa-La-Gi, "medicine man" in Cherokee. If he ever gets back to it, Dr. Norman McSwain may want to rename it "rain man."