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Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation according to the Williams Institute, their success is even more remarkable.
Congressional Republicans are like a pathetic victim of bullying. When faced with a challenge, they draw up into a ball and beg not to be kicked.
In response to the letter from Clint Norris (“It’s an election year, pay attention,” AFN, Feb. 14), it is my hope that your readers pay close attention to what he wrote. We’ve elected people who choose not to address the tough issues, yet come back to us on their next campaign promising to “fix” things.
Citing the Ahwatukee Foothills as a key to her re-election bid later this year, Congresswomen Kyrsten Sinema made a rare visit to the area Wednesday morning.
Two years ago the Republican-controlled Legislature sought to get voters to kill the Citizens Clean Elections Act, claiming it's wrong for politicians to get public money. Now some of those same GOP lawmakers want to belly up to the bar and get handouts of public dollars for everything from sending out communications to constituents to buying tickets for special events.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to cut down on so-called “dark money” in political campaigns but with no clear indication that it will work – and whether it's even legal.
Arizona voters may be ready to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington residents and make marijuana use by anyone legal.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
Attorney General Tom Horne goes before an administrative law judge Monday to defend himself against charges he violated state campaign finance laws in his 2010 election.
Attorney General Tom Horne rejected what amounts to a plea deal in his campaign finance case, setting the stage for hearings later this month on whether he actually broke the law.
African American male rappers have long endorsed products in commercials. Google “A Brief History of Rappers in Soda Commercials” and “20 Best Rap Commercials of All Time.” There’s nothing inherently problematic aesthetically, creatively, or politically about non-black rapping. I am curious about the television ads and viral YouTube videos that use hip-hop solely to entertain primarily through a comedic end. Such creations beg critical exploration.
A lawyer for a Democratic attorneys general group told the state Court of Appeals Tuesday that organizations have a constitutional right to run what amounts to anonymous “hit pieces” on candidates right before an election.
Our state Legislature’s back in session.
Political propagandists’ lies have expanded to a gargantuan scale. Even more alarming is those lies’ success in duping the gullible public.
Republican legislative leaders are moving to use taxpayer funds to pay the legal fees of current and former lawmakers whose personal emails have been subpoenaed in the ongoing legal fight over a 2010 immigration law.
Some Republican lawmakers want to ask voters to repeal the Citizens Clean Elections system, but in a way that supporters contend is misleading.
Everyone has done a list of the Top 10 events of the past year.
The year is almost over, and throughout the year schools across Ahwatukee saw many things that will surely be remembered.
This year was a year of big headlines in Ahwatukee Foothills.
The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
A hearing into whether Attorney General Tom Horne violated state campaign finance laws is being pushed back because of a murder case.
There are some startling conclusions we can draw from the election results of Nov. 5 in regards to the Kyrene and Tempe Union High School district’s Maintenance and Operation Override campaigns.
Well ... that was graceful.