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Dems' Decision 'Opens The Field' For Arizona 2014 Governor

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona's decision to not enter the Democratic field for Arizona governor in 2014 has caused the Democratic side i...

Brewer Considers Surprise Step For Third Term

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Arizona GOP Gov. Jan Brewer's second and final term -- at least according to the state constitution -- is set to come to an end in 2014. But now, as s...

Former Arizona Governor Detained At Border Checkpoint

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who in the 1970s served as the state's first and only Hispanic governor, was detained at a U.S. Border Pat...

Brewer Makes Controversial Immigration Move

Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona's governor on Tuesday ordered a state board to redistribute a training video on the state's controversial immigration law to a...

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...

Birther Bill Returns Without Brewer-Opposed Amendment

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Arizona have reintroduced legislation requiring presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship, this year without a c...

Brewer Blasts Feds Over Controversial Issue

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

By AMANDA LEE MYERS, The Associated Press PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer blasted the federal government for failing to secure the U.S.-Mexico b...

Brewer: 'Nasty But Exciting' GOP Race Still 'Up For Grabs'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said she thinks the "nasty but exciting" Republican presidential primary will heat up even more when the candidates come t...

Brewer's Message To Obama Revealed

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's office released the letter that she handed President Barack Obama Wednesday in their tense exchange at a Phoenix airport. ...

Obama Weighs In On Brewer Exchange

Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

A tense airport exchange with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, in which she wagged her finger in his face, was blown out of proportion, President Bara...

McCain Says Jan Brewer Exchange Shows Obama's 'Prickly Personality'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sounded off Thursday on the testy exchange between President Barack Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R). "Apparently B...

Jordan Howard

Jan Brewer Argues Arizona Redistricting Maps Too Competitive

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: The Arizona Senate voted 21-6 Tuesday to remove Colleen Coyle Mathis from her position as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting ...

Jan Brewer Medicaid Cuts Have Arizona Governor Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) commented recently on the cuts to her state's Health Care Cost Containment System, which have imperiled the lives of some ...

AZ-Sen: 56% McCain (R), 38% Glassman (D) (DailyKos/PPP 10/23-24)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP, for DailyKos.com 10/23-24/10; 664 likely voters, 3.8% margin of error Mode: Automated phone interview (DKos crosstabs) Arizona 2010 Senate 56% ...

AZ-Gov: 38% Brewer (R), 35% Goddard (D) (BRC 10/1-10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Behavior Research Center Rocky Mountain Poll 10/1-10/10; 555 registered voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (BRC release) Ar...

AZ-Gov: 55% Brewer (R), 39% Goddard (D) (Rasmussen 10/3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/3/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Arizona 2010 Governor 55% Brewer (R), 39% Godda...

Jason Linkins

Jan Brewer's Debate Disaster Becomes Fodder For Ads (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's been a couple of weeks since Jan Brewer crashed and burned in what would end up being the only debate in the gubernatorial race she's in with Dem...

Jan Brewer Admits She Was Wrong About Beheading Claims

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT and AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer rose to national fame defending the state's immigration law and warning of rising violence along the U.S.-Mexico borde...

Jason Linkins

Jan Brewer: No More Debates For Me

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is apparently done with participating in gubernatorial debates, because she is terrible at them. Per Jillian Rayfield at ...

Jason Linkins

Explaining Jan Brewer's Debate Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, we brought you word of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and her terrible, horrible, no good, bery bad debate performance, in which she entirely spaced on her opening statement. But what really went wrong?

Jan Brewer, Terry Goddard Spar Over Illegal Immigration In First Televised Debate (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer and Democratic challenger Terry Goddard sparred over illegal immigration and the state's economic troubles during their fir...

Jason Linkins

Jan Brewer Starts Badly, Finishes Worse, In Last Night's Arizona Gubernatorial Debate (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer got down to debatin' with her opponent, Democratic Attorney General Terry Goddard, and Ben Smith has video of ...

Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor, To Meet With Obama This Week

AP | DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to meet this week with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a critic of his administration's efforts to secure the...

Immigration Activists Plan Protests Of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) -- Immigrant advocates are rallying fellow activists to protest Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer during her scheduled visit this weekend for the Na...

Joe Arpaio BOASTS About Arizona Governor Prospects, Declines To Run

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Arpaio, known as "Sheriff Joe" for his strong anti-immigration policies, announced on Monday that he would not run for governor of Arizona. "I ...