Abortion Restrictions Take Effect In Arizona After Judge’s Ruling

Abortion Restrictions Take Effect In Arizona After Judge’s Ruling

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Restrictions on some types of abortions in Arizona went into effect Tuesday morning after a federal judge upheld state changes limiting a woma ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From The Front Lines Of Homeland Security’

Weekend Reader: ‘Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From The Front Lines Of Homeland Security’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security by Todd Miller. Miller has been researching immigration and border i ...

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bows To Term Limits Laws, Will Not Run Again

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bows To Term Limits Laws, Will Not Run Again

By Cathleen Decker and Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that ...

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Organized Mass Border Crossing Draws Attention To Broken Homes

Organized Mass Border Crossing Draws Attention To Broken Homes

By Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO -- With activists cheering them on, dozens of people deported in recent years crossed the border into San Diego on Monday and formal ...

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Poll: John McCain Least Popular U.S. Senator

Poll: John McCain Least Popular U.S. Senator

During his speech to the Conservative Political Action Committee on Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took a jab at Republicans he perceives to be too moderate. "Of course, all of ...

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Senate Rejects Stronger Military Sexual Assault Bill

Senate Rejects Stronger Military Sexual Assault Bill

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — An ambitious bill seeking to stem the rise of sexual assaults in the military died Thursday after senators from both partie ...

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Arizona Measure Shows Republican Aim To Keep Focus On Jobs, Economy

Arizona Measure Shows Republican Aim To Keep Focus On Jobs, Economy

By Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays s ...

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This Week In Crazy: ‘Bow The Knee To The God Of Gayness,’ And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: ‘Bow The Knee To The God Of Gayness,’ And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. ...

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Was ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Really A Risk For Arizona’s Jan Brewer?

Was ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Really A Risk For Arizona’s Jan Brewer?

By Steve Padilla and Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. — When the Arizona Legislature passed a bill to grant greater protection to businesses that refuse service to g ...

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Arizona Governor Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

Arizona Governor Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a busin ...

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