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  • The numbers don't lie: Women make more effective legislators than men

    Everyone knows that Congress does very, very little. The Washington Post crunched the numbers last year and found that, mathematically,"no Congress in 40 years has been paid more to pass less legislation." It's also a fact that Congress is heavily male. The current, 114th Congress has a record 104 women but that's 104 of 535 lawmakers inall. (And somehow we're supposed to cheer.) But what if these things are connected that men are less likely to introduce legislation and cut deals than women? It turns out that women have been considerably more likely than their male counterparts to get bills through, and to achieve that near-unicorn of modern Washington:bipartisan agreement.
  • Congressional reps renew push for monument near Grand Canyon

    Democrats in the state's congressional delegation have renewed a push to create a national monument near the Grand Canyon. Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, Raul Grijalva (gree-HAHL'-vuh) and Ruben Gallego (gy-AY'-goh) say it would protect the region's watershed...

    Feds seek to wrap up Hopi-Navajo relocation taking decades longer, millions more than planned

    The rolling hills of northeastern Arizona where cornfields lined a watering hole and sheep grazed in the distance were home to Susie Robinson and her extended family. When she moved farther east into a new four-bedroom home, it wasn't by choice but the...

    President's budget proposal nears $4 trillion

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama proposed a $3.99 trillion federal budget Monday that would take more than $1 trillion from the wealthy and corporations to finance programs for the poor and middle class a sweeping shift of wealth and a new approach to...

    Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children

    Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children
    An Arizona congressional candidate at a protest mistook a busload of YMCA campers for undocumented immigrant children on Tuesday, according to a report on The ArizonaRepublic website, azcentral.com. Adam Kwasman, a Republican state representative who...