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FEMA Rejects AZ Appeal for Fed Assistance in Yarnell

'A declaration was reasonable, justified for nation's deadliest fire in 80 years,' Gov. Brewer says.

Marijuana Legalization Group Plans to Target AZ Next

Same organization that aided successful effort to legalize the drug in CO hopes to use same method here.

Tough Crowd at McCain's Town Halls in Phoenix, Tucson

AZ senator spoke Thurs about US intervention in Syria; crowd repeatedly disrupted him, some walked out.

AZ Has More Mixed Race Marriages Than Most States

9% in state, compared with 7% nationally; growth in numbers attributed to increase in foreign-born populace.

AZ Delegation Members: One No, Others Undecided on Syria

Grijalva opposes military attack; other House members and Flake waiting; McCain gives qualified yes.

Border Patrol Uses Eminent Domain for Land to Build Security Tower

US attorney says public purpose for property taken is to ensure agency is able to properly secure border.

Immigrant Interest in Commemoration of 'I Have a Dream' Speech

Civil rights 50 years ago, immigrant rights today: 'At core, we're talking about same thing,' advocate says.

Court Strikes Down AZ Law Denying Abortion Funding

Law disqualified women's health providers such as Planned Parenthood from receiving public money.

NPR: DREAMers, Others Help Shift View of Undocumented Migration

However, the 'DREAM 9' sparked criticism from allies, opponents for self-deporting to then re-enter US.

AZ, KS Officials Sue Elections Assistance Commission

Lawsuit would force agency to modify federal voter registration forms to require documents proving US citizenship.

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

Obama's Phoenix Visit Tuesday Draws Protests

Immigrant rights activists gathered outside high school where president gave a speech; some signs read 'Deporter-in-Chief.'

Health Care Marketplaces Begin Enrollment in Fall

White House says insurance choices will increase for most consumers.

Suspect Charged in Saguaro National Park Vandalism

16-year-old boy alleged to have spray-painted graffiti on 11 saguaros, other spots in May.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, July 26, 2013

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce president, former chairman of Pima County Dem. Party, former state lawmaker discuss DREAMers, state healthcare, Sen. McCain.

McCain Not Blocking Army Gen.'s Second Term Nomination

Last week the AZ Republican senator expressed dissatisfaction toward officer's responses on potential U.S. military action in Syria.

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