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Arizona's "Barrio Defense" Rises for SCOTUS Decision on SB 1070

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

With defiant Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer growing more emboldened as the Supreme Court readies to unveil its ruling on the state's SB 1070 "papers, please" immigration law, Arizona human rights group Puente are bolstering their Barrio Defense Committees.

The Realpolitik Behind the Tax Deal

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Behind any big historic political bargain there are usually big, bottom-line self interests. The case of the tax deal negotiated by the Democratic White House and Republican Leadership is no exception.