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Brewer Taking Heat Over Speaking Engagement

Arizona Republic | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

Civil rights groups are calling on Gov. Jan Brewer and other politicians to skip this weekend's Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., saying an eve...

Brewer Blasted As 'Evil' Over Controversial Decision

Arizona Republic | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

In the days after Gov. Jan Brewer ordered state agencies to deny certain undocumented immigrants driver's licenses and state benefits, her office rece...

Brewer: Young Undocumented Immigrants Are 'Not Our Responsibility'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that her decision to deny benefits to undocumented immigrants was justified, claiming that federal law is at fa...

Jan Brewer Urged To Halt Medical Marijuana Program

Arizona Republic | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Thirteen Arizona county attorneys are urging Gov. Jan Brewer to halt the state's medical-marijuana program, saying state employees will be facilitatin...

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.

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Sues Arizona To Block Defunding Law | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood Arizona filed a lawsuit on Monday against a newly signed law that would prevent Medicaid patients in the state from choosing Planne...

Brewer's Anti-Gay Benefits Stance Prompts Protest Resignation

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

Edwin Leslie was appointed to the Arizona Tourism Advisory Council by Gov. Jan Brewer (R) in 2010. On Tuesday, he stepped down from his position in pr...

Brewer Asks Supreme Court To Reverse Ruling On Same-Sex Partner Benefits

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has requested that the Supreme Court overturn a ruling that allows state employees to keep their same-sex partners on ...

Brewer Promotes Arizona's 'Great Story' Abroad

Arizona Republic | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

Interest from European companies could result in economic development and job growth throughout Arizona, Republican Gov. Jan Brewer said today from Mu...

Brewer Takes Action On Strict Abortion Measure

Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

By David Schwartz PHOENIX--Arizona Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed into law on Thursday a controversial bill that bans most abortions after 2...

Brewer Stands Up For Stargazing

Arizona Republic | Mary Jo Pitzi | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer used her veto pen Wednesday to shield Arizona's astronomy industry from the glow of electronic billboards, rejecting a bill that would...

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...

Jan Brewer, Arizona GOP Prepared To Spearhead Next Union Fight

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

The fight over union rights may be headed to a new battleground in Arizona, as the state's Republican legislature and Gov. Jan Brewer (R) are gearing ...

Jan Brewer Fundraises Off Tarmac Encounter With Obama

Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is seeking to fill her political action committee's coffers with a new fundraising effort based on her recent high-profile...

Jan Brewer Continues Obama Tiff: He Was 'Pretty Thing-Skinned'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) on Wednesday evening reflected upon her testy encounter with President Obama earlier in the day, saying he had proven hims...

Arizona and the Tyrannical Melting Pot

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.26.2012 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

House Bill 2281, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, targets public school districts' ethnic studies programs. We need to look at the Arizona law in historical perspective.

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...

Jan Brewer Tongue-Tied Over Redistricting Flap

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer struggled to explain why she pressured state senators to remove Redistricting Chairman Colleen Coyle Mathis in an interview th...

Jan Brewer On Arizona Immigration Law: 'We Are Not Racist'

Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Tuesday and defended her state and its strict immigration law from ongoing criticism tha...

Jan Brewer: Passing Controversial Law Was Like Getting Waterboarded

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) compares the hectic process of passing a controversial immigration law in her state to waterboarding in her new book, ...

Jan Brewer Left Speechless As Teleprompter Fails

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer created an extended pause during a speech Wednesday, when her teleprompter died, forcing her to freeze for a short time. Br...

Jan Brewer Mocks Michael Bloomberg For Arizona Gun-Show Sting (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) hit back at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week, suggesting that his undercover sting to expose lax Arizona fi...

Jan Brewer: 'The Federal Government Is After Arizona' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) spoke with Fox News's Sean Hannity Tuesday night and expressed her belief that the Obama Administration was targeting the ...

Jan Brewer's Campaign Manager Reacts To Her Horrendous Debate (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

By now you've probably seen Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's awful opening statements during the Arizona gubernatorial debate, and you might have seen Craig...

Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor, Has Ties To Private Prisons That House Those Locked Up By New Immigration Law

KPHO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

He's Chuck Coughlin, Brewer's campaign chairman, policy adviser and a lobbyist for the largest private prison company in the country. And he's one of ...