Open primaries--where all candidates regardless of party affiliation are listed on one ballot--would give voters (not political parties) a greater voice in government.
As the nation watches the Tucson Unified School District's spiral into disarray, hundreds of students have walked out of their Tucson schools today in a coordinated protest against the banishment of the district's acclaimed Mexican American Studies program.
Besides trampling on constitutional, human, and civil rights, sheriff Joe Arpaio has neglected other duties of his office and failed to make his community safer. In short, his tenure has not only been bad for undocumented immigrants, it's been bad for Latinos and Arizona as well.
If I was Sheriff Joe, I wouldn't be mad, if anything I would be pretty happy with the way things are going. If anyone should be mad it is the citizens of Maricopa County.
One can only hope that the legacy of Patrick Murphy will live on and his vision and wisdom will eclipse the grandstanding tactics that have stained our profession in Maricopa County, Arizona.
On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the Arizona IRC--made up of two Republicans, two Democrats, and one Independent -- approved a set of new maps that include four Congressional districts with a Republican edge, two districts that lean Democrat, and three that should be competitive.
As we begin a new year, let's take a step forward toward recognizing the fundamental human rights of all people. The United States must change course.
Every week, Sergio, our resident chancludo, will turn a critical eye on political shenanigans, and current issues and events with his chancla firmly in hand.
Gene Marks's epic poverty fail, faith-based slavery in a Georgia prison, and making the mundane crunk.
In an unprecedented call today, U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor (D-AZ) released a statement in support of a growing tidal wave of demands for the resignation of disgraced Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
A groundswell of demands for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's resignation continued to spread across local, county and state levels in Arizona today.
An alarming new investigation just released by the AP has found that hundreds of reported sex crimes, including child molestation, have fallen through the cracks of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Change is in the air however, much to the chagrin of Joe Arpaio and his remaining allies. Not until now has Arpaio faced such a battle to retain his position as Sheriff.
There's no adequate way to describe how humiliating this is for New Yorkers. It was bad enough that every election season, the big names dropped by the Big Apple only when they wanted to raise money. Now we're New York City, home of the Donald Trump pilgrimage.
The latest Republican presidential debate, being held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, will undoubtedly feature endless paeans from the candidates to our nation's 40th President. Yet on the issue of immigration, the Republican 2012 field has a lot to learn from the Gipper.