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Jennifer Bendery

Mark Kelly: Jeff Flake Is Gabby Giffords' Friend, But We'll Try To Oust Him If He Opposes Gun Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Kelly said Tuesday that Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) may be a "good friend" to him and his wife, former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.),...

Aurora Shooting Victim's Parents Invited Jeff Flake To Dinner

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

The parents of Alex Teves, who was killed during the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, told local Phoenix station KPNX-TV that they invited Sen. ...

GOP Congressman Says He Doesn't Support Gay Marriage Despite Having Gay Son

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that he did not support gay marriage despite having a gay son, drawing a sharp contrast to another elected Repu...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Immigration Deal Reached By 'Gang Of Eight,' Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

A bipartisan agreement on an immigration reform plan has been reached, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." Grah...

Senator: 'Inevitable' That GOP Presidential Candidate Will Support Gay Marriage

Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

It's "inevitable" that a Republican presidential candidate will eventually support gay marriage, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Sunday on NBC's "Meet ...

Some Democrats Remain Skeptical On Gun Control

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama urged lawmakers Thursday to remember the children gunned down in America and not "get squishy" in the face of pow...

Obama Nothing But 'Confident' On Immigration Deal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's hopes for comprehensive immigration reform remain nothing short of "confident." In a Wednesday interview aired on Telemund...

Senators' Get First Hand Look At U.S. Border Troubles

Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

By CRISTINA SILVA, The Associated Press NOGALES, Ariz. -- A bipartisan group of senators crafting a sweeping immigration bill vowed Wednesday that ...

McCain, Other Senators To Visit Mexico Border

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

BY CRISTINA SILVA, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A group of U.S. senators who will be influential in shaping and negotiating details of an immigrati...

Amanda Terkel

Veterans Call For Universal Background Checks In New Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A veterans group has a new ad making the case for universal background checks, arguing it doesn't make sense that members of the armed f...

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...

Obama, GOP Senator Come Together On Contentious Issue

Arizona Republic | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Dan Nowicki, The Arizona Republic‘s national political reporter, filed this post: President Barack Obama‘s “charm offensive” on Capitol Hil...

Senators Remain Hush-Hush While Crafting Immigration Bill

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's...

McCain, Other Republicans Pitch Bold Plan To Conservatives

Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake met with key House conservatives t...

GOP Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Century Old Practice

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

A group of Republican state lawmakers in Georgia wants to end direct election of United States senators and return the power to state legislatures. ...

Measure Raises Questions Among Families

Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — If America is a nation of immigrants, it's also a nation of immigrants' husbands, wives, paren...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Senators' Bill Would Help Iran Uranium Mine Partner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill offered Thursday by Arizona's two senators would aid a company that partners with Iran in an African uranium mine. The bill, t...

Elise Foley

Jeff Flake: GOP 'Will Warm To' Path To Citizenship

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) -- both members of the Senate "gang of eight" -- said Tuesday they are hopeful that...

Elise Foley

From Drones To Dreamers: Most Important Aspects Of Immigration Framework

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan working group in the Senate will publicly unveil its immigration reform framework on Monday. The text, though, is already o...

GOP Lawmaker 'Troubled' By Federal Role In NRA's School Proposal

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Incoming Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who was endorsed by the National Rifle Association, announced his opposition to a proposal by the group to place a...

Ryan Grim

GOPer Says Party Would Swallow Dem Tax Plan After December: 'Everybody'll Vote For That. Everybody.'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If a fiscal cliff deal isn't struck by the end of the year, President Barack Obama will be in such a strong bargaining position that Rep...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

Richard Carmona Monitoring Results As Arizona Continues Counting Ballots

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Carmona conceded last week to Republican Rep. Jeff Flake, but as activists protest in Arizona over uncounted ...

Arizona Races Still Hang In The Balance

New York Times | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Three days after the election, the outcome of several races remained a mystery in Arizona as officials struggle to count a record number of early and ...

Democrat Defeated In Arizona Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Richard Carmona came up short in his campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona on Tuesday night. Carmona lost the contest to Republican Rep. Jef...