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“If you moved to Gilbert because of the good schools, then you may become disappointed. New GPS board members want to turn Gilbert into a charter school district. Charter schools are a privatization of public schools that funnel your tax dollars to a small group of insiders. Charter schools do not outperform public schools. Do research, pay attention, and get involved.”
Quick: someone call a chiropractor for California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa. He's overreached so far his arm may separate from his shoulder. Even some key figures in his party are suggesting he needs an adjustment. F-a-s-t.
“Don’t stop Joe. Keep doing your job. Illegal is still illegal.”
“Gloat. Gloat. Gloat. Randy Parraz and Lilia Alvarez: I was getting sick of seeing your seedy signature-gatherers lurking around the Mesa Library. We like Joe because he ‘gets ‘er done’ in spite of Obama, the Arizona Republic and the Courts. I just wish he was about 50 years old so we could look forward to 40 years with him as sheriff.”
WASHINGTON — The Republican Party, having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, confronts a dilemma that's easier to describe than to solve: How can it broaden its appeal to up-for-grabs voters without alienating its conservative base?
Investigators say due to some creative Ireland-based tax gimmicks, Apple has managed to keep $75 billion away from the IRS’s reach just in the years 2009-2012.
America’s veterans have a stake in the progress of immigration reform that is unique and understated because during our time at war, nobody was asking whether or not the person next to you was a citizen of the United States or not.
This week Arizona’s own Senator John McCain took Apple to task for its elaborate schemes to avoid taxes, including funneling $30 billion through a phantom Irish subsidiary with no employees.
“Is the SRP monopoly spending thousands of advertising dollars (consumer electrical power payments) to promote SRP or to promote Mayor Scott Smith’s run for governor?”
During the weeks preceding the formal unveiling of the ludicrously named Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2103, S. 744, the Gang of Eight authors dominated the headlines with their empty promises.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Flake’s vote against expanded background checks on gun sales earlier this month caused his approval ratings to drop, making him one of the “most unpopular” U.S. senators, a new poll says.
Arizona Sens. Jeff Flake, at podium, and John McCain share a laugh during the news conference at which they and six other senators recently unveiled an immgration reform bill. [Connor Radnovich/Cronkite News]
I now believe, because of what happened in Missouri recently, that expanded background checks are simply a federal back-door universal gun registration perpetrated by the Obama administration. I am totally opposed to it.
Folks, when did America’s greatest treasure, United States citizenship, become a bartering commodity for votes with the Hispanic/Latino community as per Sen. John McCain? When did America’s greatest treasure, United States citizenship, become a bartering commodity with the Hispanic/Latino Community for converts to the Mormon religion or the recapturing “fallen away” parishioners of the Catholic church or more donations in the Sunday Mass collection basket or monthly tithes.
A new poll suggests that the state’s senior senator has pretty much worn out his welcome in Arizona, at least as far as representing them in Washington.
Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., walk from the West Wing of the White House to talk to the media in Washington, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, following a meeting with President Barack Obama on immigration. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, motions for silence as a participant speaks at a town hall meeting, Monday, March 25, 2013, in Phoenix. The meeting comes more than a month after McCain defended a proposed path to citizenship for the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants. (AP Photo/Matt York)
I was surprised to learn from the Friends Committee on National Legislation that 37 cents of every dollar we pay in federal income taxes go to pay for current and past wars. At the same time, education, diplomacy, and help to the nearly 100 million people living in poverty in this country get only pennies on every dollar.
Arizona Sens. Jeff Flake, at podium, and John McCain share a laugh during the news conference at which they and six other senators unveiled a sweeping, bipartisan immgration reform bill. [Connor Radnovich/Cronkite News]
Republican Sens. McCain and Flake have become prime examples of why Republicans are suffering from the “why bother” syndrome when it comes to voting and reason for the GOP going down the tubes. We elect them to represent ‘we the people’ and our principles and what do they do? ‘Turn-tail’ and take the most lucrative way out. Back to ‘what’s good for me’, not for the U. S. of A.
The state's senior U.S. senator said Thursday that eventual approval of a comprehensive immigration plan with Republican votes will enable the GOP to once again compete for Latino votes in Arizona.
A suspicious letter containing an oily substance that was sent to the Phoenix office of Sen. Jeff Flake caused a brief scare Wednesday before the mail was tested and found to be harmless.
In a rare show of bipartisanship, Senate Democrats and Republicans will hold a joint meeting next month to mark the 40th anniversary of Sen. John McCain's release from a North Vietnamese prison.
WASHINGTON — Four senators working on a sweeping bipartisan immigration bill plan to travel to the Arizona border next Wednesday to view conditions there as they try to finalize their legislation.
Ten years on, what do we have as a result of our involvement in Iraq?