Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio has long battled controversy over his tough stance on illegal immigration but may now face his toughest test as he seeks a seventh term as sheriff of the state’s most populous county.
While the national media has turned its attention to the upcoming primary in Wisconsin, voters in Arizona are fighting against the state’s weak response to complaints of long lines and a shortage of polling locations during its recent primary, last Tuesday.
We now officially have an ad from a Democratic Senate candidate, who is latching onto the rise of Donald Trump in order to slam Republicans in a crucial down-ballot race.
Of course, ‘fired up the crazies’ might seem like an odd complaint — coming from the man one who selected Sarah Palin to be his running mate, introducing her to a wide national audience.
Some people are calling Trump’s comments “fringe rhetoric.” But others are worried that the Republicans will take on anti-immigration and anti-Latino sentiment.
Donald Trump has ridden a recent wave of publicity to the top tier of a group of at least 14 Republicans vying for the White House.
States have employed a host of energy-saving programs, green-purchase requirements, building efficiency standards and financial incentive arrangements to meet those goals. So how are they doing in meeting targets they have set for themselves?
The 5-4 decision bolsters an increasingly popular political reform adopted by voters in California and other states to transfer authority to draw districts from state legislators to a nonpartisan citizen panel.
Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.
The administration’s latest move is another example of President Barack Obama taking executive action on environmental and climate issues regardless of whether he has the support of Congress.
The violent encounter was only the latest in a series of incidents that critics say demonstrates a pattern of police brutality and racism across the United States.
There are a few candidates Democrats believe would be strong contenders, but convincing them to run in Arizona may be difficult unless the dominoes fall a certain way.
Former Arizona state senator Russell Pearce resigned from his position as the Arizona Republican Party’s vice chairman on Sunday, after suggesting that Arizona sterilize all women on Medicaid. “You put me in charge of Medicaid,” Pearce said on his radio show last week, “the first thing I’d do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, […]