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Going on the offensive, Arizona sued the federal government on Thursday, charging it has failed to meet its legal responsibility to secure the border.
Arizona lawmakers are once again challenging federal authority despite warnings it will just land the state on the Daily Show -- again.
Jon Beydler, guest commentary
Charging that Congress has exceeded its authority, state Attorney General Tom Horne asked a federal court Thursday to void a 36-year-old law governing how Arizona runs its elections.
The state has picked up a new, powerful foe in its bid to deny any public funds to Planned Parenthood for family planning services: the United States government.
The trains are rolling in, tour buses are pulling up and vehicles are moving steadily through the entrance gates of Grand Canyon National Park after Arizona struck a deal with the federal government to reopen the landmark tourist area.
So let me get this straight…
It ended soon after it began, this revolution. Not with a bang, or even a whimper. The soldiers, unsure of their cause, simply left the battlefield. As the sun set on the retreating army, the sun also set on the vision of a shining city on a hill, which remains darkened to this day.
The balance between the police and the policed is getting way out of whack — and we better restore it now.
WASHINGTON — The White House said Thursday it was reviewing what has turned out to be a wildly popular "cash for clunkers" program amid concerns the $1 billion budget for rebates for new auto purchases may have been exhausted in only a week.
Tibor Machan: The current focus on bailouts brings to the fore a widespread confusion. Perhaps it can best be understood by comparing the bailouts that many of us who are parents have performed versus the government’s bailout of banks, car companies, etc.
States starting to turn the corner on their Great Recession budget woes are taking the cautious approach, socking away millions of dollars in rainy day funds rather than restoring spending for education, health care and social services.
The U.S. Supreme Court voided the federal Defense of Marriage Act this morning, but in a way that leaves Arizona free to keep its constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
PHOENIX — A federal agency is threatening to revoke the certification of the Arizona State Hospital, saying it found violations of regulations dealing with patient rights and nursing services.
Arizona’s economy gets $14 billion in federal funds each year, which has officials in Phoenix keeping a nervous eye on negotiations in Washington over the federal debt limit.
UR, Iraq - They agreed on a few basic principles - Iraq must be democratic, Saddam Hussein's Baath party must be dissolved, and the new government must be open to all national political groups. They also agreed to meet again in 10 days.
A new report from the federal government shows that women in Arizona are much more likely to be paid on par with men than in most other states.
PHOENIX – A plan to revitalize the U.S. economy put forward by liberal groups would create jobs in Arizona and help the poor move to the middle class, a Democratic state lawmaker said Wednesday.
HOUSTON - The fraud and conspiracy trial of Enron Corp. founder Kenneth Lay and former CEO Jeffrey Skilling is reaching its halfway mark: Seven weeks, 15 prosecution witnesses and more to come.
Half of Arizona’s voters (49.9 percent) voted against “medical” marijuana, many suspecting it was just a scam to legalize pot. They’ve since been proved right. But what most opponents don’t know is that our elected officials could and should stop this law today. Prop 203 authorizes violations of federal law, and states can’t do that, not even by voter initiative.
June 1, 2004
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A powerful Sunni Muslim tribal leader and critic of the U.S.-led occupation was named president of Iraq's incoming government Tuesday, after Iraqi leaders rejected the Americans' preferred candidate for the post.
Tom Purcell: Our government has gotten so bloated, it is offering tips on New Year's resolutions -- and directing us to government agencies to help us keep them.
The 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution never has been amended or revoked: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”
The Week magazine recently published a very interesting article titled, "Tax dodgers on the federal payroll: By the numbers."