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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, ...

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...

Arizona Governor Asks Supreme Court To Review Controversial Immigration Law

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer filed an appeal Wednesday with the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that put on hold key parts of the s...

SB1070 Goes to U.S. Supreme Court, SB1070 Author to Be Recalled

Dawn Teo | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

After drafting Arizona's controversial new immigration law SB1070 last year, Arizona state Senate President Russell Pearce held the spotlight and became the anti-immigration poster boy in Arizona and across the nation.

Jan Brewer Defends Controversial Decisions

The Arizona Republic | Ginger Rough | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer raised a lot of eyebrows in the closing days of this year's legislative session, issuing strongly worded vetoes on a host of bills. Br...

Non-Breaking News: GOP Opposition to DREAM ACT Is About Race

Gabe Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gabe Gonzalez

The immigration debate is not about law, not about fairness, not about justice. It's about race. Plain and simple. It's about the fear of more brown people coming into our society, our culture.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Arizona Governor Insists She's Not Racist: I 'Love' My Hispanic Friends 'From The Bottom Of My Heart' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is standing by a comment she made in June, in which she stated that the majority of undocumented immigrants coming to Ariz...

They want Jan Brewer to be President!

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona's unelected governor Jan Brewer is taking a page right out of Sarah Palin's playbook: Attack your opponent with questionable claims and outrig...

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 ...

Jan Brewer's Re-Election Chances Boosted By Arizona Immigration Law

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — As the year began, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer faced a competitive field of fellow Republicans who wanted her job, with some GOP critics s...

Arizona's 'Perfect Storm': How The State Stopped Tolerating Illegal Immigrants

Los Angeles Times | Anna Gorman and Nicholas Riccardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona has made a name for itself as the state with the harshest policies against illegal immigration. But as few as six years ago, this border state...

Jan Brewer: Arizona Immigration Law May Not Boost Border Security (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer says that the enforcement of Arizona's controversial new immigration law may not help to increase security along the state'...

Arizona Immigration Ruling: Reactions From Politicians (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Wednesday's ruling that parts of the Arizona immigration law were blocked, politicians quickly reacted to the news. The law's supporters genera...

Will Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Pals Profit From SB1070? (VIDEO)

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

This recent TV news report exposes Jan Brewer's connections to Corrections Corporation of America, the private prison company that could make money imprisoning illegal immigrants.

Arizona Immigration Law: Jan Brewer Asks Judge To Throw Out Federal Challenge To Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a judge to throw out the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's new immigration law...

Arizona Immigration Law Goes To Court: Federal Judge Considers Arguments To Block It

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The Arizona immigration law came under new legal scrutiny in a packed courtroom Thursday as a federal judge considered whether the cra...

Arizona Immigration Law To Get First Major Court Hearing

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona's impending immigration law went before a federal judge for the first time Thursday, and attorneys for both sides sparred over...

Janet Napolitano, Jan Brewer Met For Private Immigration Discussion

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met privately on Sunday with her successor as Arizona governor as the Obama administration...

Arizona Dumped Racial Profiling Back on the Nation's Table

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In an interview, Gov. Jan Brewer's spokesperson didn't wait for me to ask whether Arizona's anti-immigration law opened wide the flood gate to racial profiling -- he plowed right in and repeatedly denied that the law sanctioned racial profiling.

Jan Brewer's 'Beheaded' Bodies Claim Disputed By Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer suggested earlier this week that law enforcement agencies in her home state have discovered "bodies in the desert" ...

Jan Brewer Ad Blasts Obama Over Arizona Border Signs Amid Immigration Law Uproar (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is unleashing a fierce line of attack on President Obama in a new web video over the placement of new warning signs...

Obama Border Plan Criticized By Governors: Jan Brewer, Rick Perry Call Troop Deployment Insufficient

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT and BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The Texas and Arizona governors criticized the Obama administration's border security plans Monday, saying not enough National Guard t...

Catholic Bishops Slam 'Draconian' Arizona Law

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Catholic bishops slammed a new Arizona immigration law as "draconian" and called on C...

A Christian Response to Arizona's Government-Sponsored Evil

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

Too many people have bled and died and paid severe costs for us to trample on their sacrifices with unjust laws like SB1070. We have come too far for this!

Arizona Immigration Law Sending Shock Waves Across Political Spectrum, 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — With the scrawl of a pen, GOP Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona awakened the dormant but explosive issue of illegal immigration, sendin...