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If Medicaid Expansion Is Good Enough for Gov. Brewer, It Should Be Good Enough for Gov. Christie

Gordon MacInnes | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Gordon MacInnes

Many of those covered by the expansion are workers. We seem them in restaurants, gas stations or tending to suburban lawns. They are playing by the rules but not living the American Dream.

John Celock

Arizona Governor Makes Surprise Decision On Obamacare | John Celock | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Arizona will participate in the expansion of Medicaid, Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday in her State of the State address, making her the third Republican ...

Birthers Raise Fuss During Election Formality

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

The chairman of the Arizona Republican Party and two other Arizona members of the Electoral College on Monday questioned President Barack Obama's birt...

Brewer Dissed By Fellow Govs

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) played something of a host this weekend as her colleagues convened for the Western Governors Association's annual winter m...

Arizona's Denial of Licenses for Immigrant Youths Won't Stop the DREAMers

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 01.29.2013 | Latino Voices
Anthony D. Romero

The ACLU and its partners today filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of young immigrants who came to the United States as children -- known as "Dreamers" -- to challenge Arizona's latest attempt to makes the lives of immigrants in the state unlivable.

Jeffrey Young

Republican Arizona Governor Rejects Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Arizona won't help implement a key component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Republican Gov. Jan Brewer said in a letter to a fede...

Jan Brewer: Obama Is 'Race-Baiting'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, an immigration-hardliner who signed the state's controversial SB 1070, said Monday that President Barack Obama is attacking R...

Raising Arizona: Supreme Court's Immigration Decision Creates More Questions Than It Answers

Ginny Sloan | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Ginny Sloan

Perhaps more than anything, the immediate aftermath of Arizona highlights the host of difficult questions around state and local immigration enforcement that the Supreme Court didn't answer.

Outsourcing Citizenship

Terry Newell | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

When we relieve citizens of their obligations to the government and each other and relieve those who govern from needing to consult voters, we weaken citizenship. What we may save in tax dollars today we may lose in democracy tomorrow.

John Celock

'Jet Fuel On A Brush Fire' | John Celock | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

While Republican architects of Arizona's immigration law are declaring victory following Monday's Supreme Court ruling, Arizona Democrats also are cal...

Immigration's 10 Worst State & Local Politicians

Amy Novick | Posted 08.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Amy Novick

This week, Immigrants' List unveiled the inductees into its second annual Local Hall of Shame. This is a list focused exclusively on the ten worst anti-immigrant local politicians in America.

Arizona - Supreme Court

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Mike Sacks

Arizona's Controversial Immigration Law Arriving At Supreme Court This Week | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the federal government's challenge to the Grand Canyon state's contro...

Brewer Warns GOP Leaders On Veto Threat

Arizona Capitol Times | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

After Gov. Jan Brewer yesterday told GOP legislative leaders that she will veto any bills that land on her desk before a budget is completed, the warn...

Brewer Vetoes GOP-Backed Proposal

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, April 17 (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday vetoed a controversial bill that would have all...

Brewer Vetoes GOP-Backed Proposal

The Arizona Republic | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that could have allowed guns on public property, including city halls, police stations, county courts, senior center...

Brewer Spends Big On Own Book

Politico | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer last year launched a federal political action committee, promising to use JAN PAC as a weapon to help create jobs, ...

In Arizona, You'd Be Pregnant By Now!

Deborah Stambler | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Deborah Stambler

Some who favor this law are claiming that it protects women. I'm not sure how that logic works. It seems to follow the same rule that claims every woman in Arizona who has her period is pregnant.

My Hope: A Fear-Free Alabama

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 05.22.2012 | Latino Voices
Marielena Hincapié

As Esperanza asked what I thought she could do, I found myself paralyzed. Esperanza asked if she could call the police. A chill went through my spine as the lawyer in me carefully answered that I did not think that was safe under HB 56.

Birther Bill Returns Without Brewer-Opposed Amendment

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Arizona have reintroduced legislation requiring presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship, this year without a c...

Michael McAuliff

Chuck Schumer Tries To Shame Jan Brewer | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer is trying to shame Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer into testifying before his subcommittee on immigration. The Republican ...

John Celock

Arizona Senate Passes Abortion Bill That Would Protect Doctors Against Lawsuits | John Celock | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

The Arizona Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will prohibit medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors who withhold information from a woman that co...

John Celock

Arizona House Approves Loaded Guns In School Zones | John Celock | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Arizona House of Representatives has voted to repeal the state's gun-free school zone laws, setting up a potential battle th...

John Celock

Nikki Haley Explains White House Dinner Absence | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) was not the only Republican governor skipping Sunday night's White House governors dinner but attending Mond...

Ahead of Arizona Primary a Decline in Political Cachet of State Immigration Laws

Kristian Ramos | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Kristian Ramos

It is disingenuous at best for the Republican Party to say out of one corner of their mouth that our immigration system is broken, then do everything they can to stop any wholesale fix. Our states and our country deserve better.