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Zach Carter

Jan Brewer Defends Immigration Crackdown, Says Mexico 'Controlled By Drug Cartels' | Zach Carter | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

During a Sunday appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press," Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer defended her state's crackdown on immigration as a necessary response to...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Snubs Obama, Declines To Attend White House Governors Dinner | John Celock | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), in town for the National Governors Association conference, will skip a White House dinner Sunday honoring t...

Michael McAuliff

Jan Brewer Refuses To Defend Immigration Law To Senate | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is ducking a U.S. Senate invitation to come defend her state's harsh immigration law. Sen. Chuck Schumer ...

Brewer's Encounter With Obama Riling Up Arizona GOP Voterst

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer made headlines when she confronted Obama during his last visit to the Grand Canyon State. Now, the image of their encou...

Arizona Workers Mobilize As Legislators Debate Anti-Labor Laws

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

With six anti-labor bills winding their way through the Arizona Legislature, union workers are gearing up for a fight.

New Arizona Bill Aims To Instate Armed Militia on Arizona-Mexico Border

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 08.26.2012 | Latino Voices

The state of Arizona is doing little to play down their controversial reputation on immigration laws. This week, the state got one step closer to pass...

John Celock

Finger Wagging Leads To Recall Petition Against Brewer | John Celock | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

A fringe Democratic activist in Arizona, with a history of launching recalls against Republican officeholders, has decided to launch a long-shot recal...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Could Face Wisconsin-Style Measures | John Celock | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

Arizona could become the next Wisconsin as plans for protests, Capitol sit-ins and a potential effort to recall the governor get underway in an effort...

Books Allegedly Banned From High School Being Smuggled Back To Arizona

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 02.02.2012 | Latino Voices

A caravan of cars, full of activists and writers will be heading soon from Houston, Texas, to Tucson, Arizona. It's cargo: books that were alleged...

Three Thoughts on the Brewer-Obama Spat

Katrina L. Rogers | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Katrina L. Rogers

I can't explain why Brewer thought her actions were appropriate but considering how this first family has been treated since Obama became a viable candidate and that it came from Gov. Brewer, it's not shocking.

John Celock

Jan Brewer's Math Questioned By Dems | John Celock | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to buy back the state capitol complex that she sold in 2009 has been met with swift opposition from Democrats in the st...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Wants To Buy Back State Capitol After Pushing Sale | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has announced that all she wants for Valentine's Day is to burn a mortgage. Brewer said in her State of the State Monda...

John Celock

When You Eat Scorpions For Breakfast ... Defying Brewer, Arizona Redistricting Places Gabrielle Giffords, Ben Quayle in Competitive Districts | John Celock | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) could face a tough fight to return to Washington after Arizona approved new congressional districts Tuesday night --...

John Celock

Court's Rebuke Of Governor Slows Commissioners | John Celock | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

After a frantic November, Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission has settled into a calm December reviewing comments for final lines for the s...

Why's Jan Brewer On The Feds' Watch?

The Arizona Republic | Michael Kiefer and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer's role in the collection of her son's Social Security benefits was under investigation for more than a year by federal authorities try...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Recall? | John Celock | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) could become the second governor to face a recall attempt in 2012. Citizens for a Better Arizona, the group that led t...

John Celock

Jan Brewer's Groundhog Day? | John Celock | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is huddling with her inner circle in an attempt to regroup after the state Supreme Court rejected her attempt to oust the ...

Govt Asks Justices To Stay Out Of Immigration Case

AP | By PETE YOST | Posted 01.12.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to stay out of a lawsuit involving Arizona's immigration law, saying lower co...

John Celock

Arizona Governor Cuts State Funds For Redistricting Attorney | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has cut state funding for an attorney representing the ousted chairwoman of the state's independent redistricting commissi...

John Celock

Congressman's Mother Said To Have Called Governor About Redistricting | John Celock | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

A Democratic lawmaker in Arizona said that Marilyn Quayle, the wife of former Vice President Dan Quayle and the mother of Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) ca...

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel: Impeach Jan Brewer For Tampering With Arizona Redistrciting | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for removing the independent leader of her state's redistricting commission, the head of the Democratic Co...

Brewer Faces Biggest Controversy Head On In New Book

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer provides behind-the-scenes details in her new book about her handling of Arizona's controversial immigration enforceme...

New Mexico's Susana Martinez Only State To Show At U.S.-Mexico Governors Conference

AP | By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 11.29.2011 | Latino Voices

ENSENADA, Mexico -- New Mexico was again the only U.S. state to send its chief executive to an annual conference of governors from the Mexican and U.S...

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer May Shake Up 2012 Primary Calendar

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she would not move up the state's presidential primary by nearly a month, avoiding at least for no...

Arizona Governor Slams DHS Decision To Review Immigration Cases | Posted 10.19.2011 | Latino Voices

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer called the Obama administration’s new policy that will allow many illegal immigrants who don’t have criminal records the c...