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Ex-Congressman Compares FBI Sting Target To Lincoln

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Arizona politician who accepted bribes from undercover FBI agents is kind of like President Abraham Lincoln, former Rep. Harry. E. Mi...

Arizona, Where the American Dream Went to Die

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

For much of the last generation, Arizona was held out as a promised land. But in 2011, the state is coming to represent a violent revolution of rising and failed expectations.

The Health Care Ad Wars: "Cutting Medicare" = "Reckless Spending"

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

In a New York Times article about the upcoming remake of the movie "Arthur," the original film's producer was asked about the ridiculous conclusion, w...

Four More Reasons Why Democrats Will Retain Control of House and Senate

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If Democrats drive hard to the finish, making this election a choice for voters, and turning out every Democratic vote, then the pundit's script will never make it into the actual annals of American history.

Besty Markey, Other Democrats, Tiptoe On Health Care

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — First-term Rep. Betsy Markey is convinced that once people learn what's in President Barack Obama's new health care overha...

Hayworth, Norquist and CPAC: The Republican Fork in the Road on Immigration

Frank Sharry | Posted 02.19.2010 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Does the GOP choose the backward-looking, anti-immigrant route led by Senate candidate J.D. Hayworth, or the path toward real immigration solutions, led by Grover Norquist, who is supporting Hayworth's primary opponent John McCain?

McCain Faces Toughest Re-Election Challenge

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Defeated just two years ago as the Republican presidential candidate and with his bonafides as a true conservative again being challen...

Potential Tea Party Candidate Raises $110K in One Night to Pay Legal Debts

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

When Hayworth last ran for office, the Arizona Republic said Hayworth had "devolved" over his terms in Congress "from a windy and sometimes cartoonish politician into an angry demagogue" and "bomb thrower."

Republican Congressman Lives "Gilligan's Island-Style Existence" For A Week

Arizona Republic | Dan Nowicki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If this Congress thing doesn't work out for Rep. Jeff Flake, he can always fall back on a second life as a beach bum. Flake, an Arizona Republican lo...

The Suicidal Soldiers of Fort Campbell: In Memoriam, Post-Memorial Day

John Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Eskow

Why do the moronic ramblings of Liz Cheney draw so much more attention than the fact that our soldiers are now murdering themselves at a faster clip than our enemies do?

2006 Arizona CD-05 General Election:
Hayworth (R-i) vs Mitchell (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AZ-05: Hayworth vs Mitchell

Obama Grassroots Spreading In McCainland

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

Arizona Repubs didn't show up for a joint personal appearance by Sen. McCain and Pres. Bush. But Obama grassroots volunteers are ramping up for the general election long before any official Obama staffers arrive.