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3 Reasons Arizona Is Ground Zero for Immigration Policy
While President Obama speaks about the economy at a Phoenix high school on Tuesday, protesters will be outside, reminding the public about his record on immigration. That's what we've come to expect in recent years. Arizona became ground zero in the immigration debate when the state passed a law
Why It's Impossible to Raise a Non-Bigoted Son in Arizona [Opinion]
Boys will be boys. Since before our grandparents were teens, it’s been a catch-all explanation for the stupid junk adolescent males get caught doing. It conveniently insures them against destruction of property with slingshot-borne BB’s, possession of racy pics on hard drives, and skipping of
If Obama Were an Anarchist, as the Sponsor of SB 1070 Called Him, His Policies Would Be Closer to Those of Ron Paul
Last week, Russell Pearce, the former Arizona state senator responsible for SB 1070 , took a dig at President Obama's immigration policy with some old school anti-immigrant rhetoric: "The problem you have now is you have an anarchist in the White House," Pearce told The Arizona Republic . "This
Roundtable II: This Week in Politics
Rep. Xavier Becerra, George Will, Major Garrett, Peggy Noonan, and Hilary Rosen.
With Friends Like These: As Supreme Court Takes Up Arizona Law, Romney Struggles to Distance Himself From Anti-Immigrant Activists
When Kris Kobach heads to the Supreme Court today to attend the arguments over Arizona’s controversial immigration law that he helped draft, Mitt Romney may wish he could use an Etch-a-Sketch to erase Kobach from the heated debate. Romney, the expected Republican nominee for president, has come...
Senate Republicans Boycott Immigration Hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A hearing of the Senate Judiciary subcommittee responsible for immigration and border security issues was absent any Republican presence today. Members of the GOP decried the panel discussion as a publicity stunt ahead of Supreme Court arguments Wednesday to decide the fate...
Ariz Immigration Law Architect With Romney Ties Heads to Supreme Court
Kris Kobach, a key drafter of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, will be in Washington on Wednesday to hear the Supreme Court discuss the legality of the tough state measure that empowers local police to enforce federal immigration laws. Kobach, who worked closely with former Arizona State ...
Arizona Primary Could Push Republicans Back to the Right on Immigration
Reported by Matthew Jaffe and Jordan Fabian: The Republican presidential candidates have recently gone silent on the lightning-rod issue of immigration, but that could change soon with the Arizona primary fast approaching. In the past few months, the GOP presidential hopefuls seemed to change ...
Messina’s Map: Multiple Paths to 270 For Obama, Running Through Midwest
Ask the man overseeing President Obama’s bid for a second term about the most direct path to 270 electoral votes and he’ll tell you about the kids he doesn’t have. Jim Messina described multiple state-by-state scenarios for recapturing the White House in 2012 during a...
Civil-Rights Activist: ‘Irresponsible’ for McCain to Blame Immigrants for Wildfires
ABC News' Sherisse Pham (@sherisse) reports: Senator John McCain came under fire recently for stoking Arizona’s heated immigration debate by blaming undocumented immigrants for the state’s recent wildfires. Activist Randy Parraz criticized McCain’s comments on ABC’s “Top Line” today, saying...