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Former Gov. Fife Symington speaks to reporters earlier this year in his bid to help elect John Munger as governor. Now Symington has set up shop to give advice -- for a fee -- to would-be politicians on how to handle the media. (Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer)
BALTIMORE- J. Fife Symington Jr., father of the former governor of Arizona, died of old-age complications Sunday at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Glyndon, Md., resident was 97.
Arizona Gov. Fife Symington is shown at a ceremony at the state capitol on Oct. 18, 1995. Symington has ruled out a run for governor and will instead support Republic candidate John Munger.
Trailing badly in one recent poll, former Gov. Fife Symington on Thursday gave up on the idea of getting his old job back and threw his support behind GOP contender John Munger.
Fife Symington, center, was one of four former governors in attendance in January when Jan Brewer was sworn in as governor. Now Symington said Brewer is doing a bad job and is weighing running against her in next year's Republican primary. With Symington are Jane Hull, left, a Republican, and Democrats Rose Mofford and Raul Castro.
Saying he can do the job better than the incumbent, former Gov. Fife Symington said Friday he is weighing a bid to get his old job back.
Our View: Do you yearn for the Arizona of 20 years ago? A time when the state had nearly half of today's population, much less wealth and a far different view of itself.
February 5, 2005
A lot of Democrats are shaking their heads at Fife Symington’s gumption: How could the criminally indicted former governor-turned-pastry-chef believe he could defeat the popular Janet Napolitano in 2006?
February 16, 2005
Would you take media advice from a former governor who was sued by his creditors, had to declare bankruptcy, was ousted from office after a criminal conviction - and claims to have actually seen a UFO?
Former governors Fife Symington, Jane Hull, Rose Mofford and Raul Castro listen Monday as Jan Brewer gives her inaugural address. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)
Former Arizona Govenor Fife Symington, left, and Dave Thompson of Gilbert, right, react to preliminary votes for Prop. 400 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Phoenix.
POLITICAL FLAMBÉ: Christian Miller spoofs resigned Gov. Fife Symington in a sketch of a cooking show called \"Cooking the Books With Fife!\" (he’s adding sour grapes to the recipe) as part of \"GUV-TV,\" an Arizona satire tha
Gov. Jan Brewer, far right, poses with predecessors Raul Castro, Rose Mofford, Fife Symington and Jane Hull after Brewer's inaugural address. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)
Arizona's tax credit law, signed by Gov. Fife Symington in 1997, is touted as a tool to make private education more accessible to families who could not otherwise afford it. Instead, it has fostered a rigged system that keeps private education a privilege for the already privileged.
A typical workday for former Gov. Fife Symington used to include Cabinet meetings, huddles with lawmakers and a standard-issue dark suit and tie.
Wells Fargo & Co. was ordered last week to pay $4.1 million to various union pension funds tied to the failed Mercado development project in the early 1990s.
Supporters of Mitt Romney enthusiastically tout his private sector success as qualifying him to lead our nation. There is no question that Romney was incredibly successful as a venture capitalist, although admittedly he started a little farther down the road than most people could.
Scottsdale resident Tim Sifert, a former speech writer and constituent services specialist for former Govs. Fife Symington and Jane Hull, announced his candidacy Tuesday for the Arizona Corporation Commission, a powerful agency that regulates the rates that consumers pay for utilities such as telephones, electricity and natural gas.
I guess I just don't get it. I consider myself an independent conservative Democrat who'd vote for Ron Paul given the chance; but, I just don't get all this rhetoric about the ‘Food Stamp President' [Hail to the ‘Food Stamp President', Jan. 23, 2012, page B6].
A former governor, an iced tea tycoon, a resort owner, a popular local chef/restaurateur and other Valley heavy hitters said they back the proposed Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley project.
Gov. Janet Napolitano vowed Wednesday to "practice fiscal common sense" in preparing a new state budget even as a key Republican lawmaker said Arizona needs to cut taxes.
Aligning herself with predecessors from both parties, Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday vetoed legislation to give lawmakers the power to decide how federal funds given to the state are spent.
Rep. J.D. Hayworth, the top-polling Arizona Republican gubernatorial contender, pulled himself out of consideration on Wednesday.