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Paul Babeu

Controversial Sheriff Stirs Up Anti-Immigrant Protesters

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — Protesters waved "Return to Sender" signs, shoved a group of mariachi musicians and waited for a bus of immigrant children that...

No Insurance For Famous Arizona Sheriff

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- An insurance pool that covers sheriff's volunteers in 11 of Arizona's 15 counties is changing its policies to exclude an armed volunteer po...

25 Politicians Who Have Faced Gay Rumors

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra & Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.29.2012 | Gay Voices

Claims over Charlie Crist's alleged homosexuality have gotten particularly ugly in recent weeks, though the former Florida governor has attempted to q...

Sheriff Babeu: Critics Are On Their 'High Horse'

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

TEMPE, Ariz. — Responding to critics who claim he was too quick to blame drug smugglers for the deaths of five people found in a burned-out SUV ...

Who Still Stands With Sheriff Joe Arpaio?

Kristian Ramos | Posted 07.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

Sheriff Joe must answer for the abuse of a pregnant American citizen and countless others. Arizona voters have one question to ask themselves, what more can Sheriff Arpaio do before they stand up and make a change?

Babeu Makes Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Paul Babeu, the Pinal County, Ariz. Sheriff who confirmed he was gay in February after allegations surfaced that he had threatened a Mexican ex-boyfri...

Immigration Restrictions Incentivize Corruption

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 05.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

The problem is that our immigration laws give such a massive incentive for immigrants to try to defraud the system that they create similar incentives for immigration and law enforcement officials to do the same.

Gay GOP Sheriff Hit With Big Claim

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- A Mexican immigrant who had a romantic relationship with an Arizona sheriff has filed a $1 million notice of claim against the sheriff and ...

Outed GOP Sheriff Reportedly Had Relationship With Male Student While Running Abusive Private Boarding School

Posted 02.27.2012 | Gay Voices

Disgraced Arizona congressional candidate and GOP sheriff Paul Babeu is facing yet another round of unseemly charges. The Pinal County sheriff, who...

Tea Party Voters Question Gay GOP Candidate After Scandal

Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

By PAULINE ARRILLAGA, ASSOCIATED PRESS PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. -- A few days ago, the Yavapai Tea Party gathered at a church in rural Arizona to dis...

Andrea Stone

Watch: Arizona Dragonslayer Targets Sheriff Joe Arpaio

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Arizona community organizer who led a successful recall campaign against the architect of the state's controversial immigration law ...

'America's Terrible Sheriff': Watch the Sheriff Arpaio Ad That Airs During Tonight's Arizona Republican Debate (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

The ad, scheduled for various TV outlets, pulls no punches:"He's not tough. He's terrible. He needs to resign."

The Cognitive Dissonance of Being Gay and Republican: Paul Babeu Speaks But Cannot See

Edward Wyckoff Williams | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Edward Wyckoff Williams

Why do gay Americans like Paul Babeu cling to GOP ideology and rhetoric that are specifically designed to deny people like him the fullness of an American dream and great American love story?

How The Closet Corrupted Arizona Sheriff Babeu

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

It's amazing how coming out of the closet has propelled Sheriff Babeu to publicly espouse a whole other brand of Republicanism than the one he was embracing just days ago. It's just one example of how the closet corrupts -- and how coming out liberates.

8 Rules No One Told Sheriff Paul Babeu

Laurence Watts | Posted 04.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

For the benefit of Paul and any other closeted, Republican law-enforcement officers out there contemplating a Congressional run, I would like to share with you eight rules he would do well to heed.

Weekend Drama Elevates Arizona To New Title

Cronkite News Service | Dustin Volz | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's weekend confirmation that he is gay makes him the fourth openly gay or bisexual candidate seeking a co...

Arpaio Blasts Outed GOP Sheriff Caught In Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio distanced himself from fellow sheriff Paul Babeu, who was outed as gay last week and accused of threatening his ex-boyfrien...

Elise Foley

Outed Republican Sheriff Speaks Out On Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Republican congressional candidate Paul Babeu, who was outed as gay last week and accused of threatening his ex-boyfriend with deportation, said Monda...

Arizona Sheriff Faces Long Odds After Confirming He Is Gay

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu built a reputation as a rising, conservative star by taking a hardline stance against illegal ...

Arizona Sheriff Speaks Out On Misconduct Claims

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu built a reputation as a rising, conservative star by taking a hardline stance against illegal ...

Elise Foley

Sheriff Accused Of Trying To Deport Campaign Worker, Steps Down From Romney Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

Pinal County, Ariz. Sheriff Paul Babeu, a Republican congressional candidate, stepped down on Saturday from his position as the Mitt Romney campaign's...

WATCH: Arizona GOP Sheriff Faces Allegations He Tried To Deport Gay Ex-Lover

Posted 02.18.2012 | Gay Voices

One of Arizona's rising Republican stars is facing allegations he threatened to deport a Mexican resident who claims to have been his gay ex-lover. ...