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  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes divisive bill seen as anti-gay

    TUCSON — In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a business owner's right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The veto, delivered the same...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes so-called anti-gay bill

    TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a controversial bill that would have bolstered a business owner’s right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The move comes after an intense national outcry by the gay...
  • For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto

    American politics only irregularly have any kind of suspense; usually, it happens on election night or right before big court rulings. But then there was Arizona on Wednesday evening. The state's Republican-dominated Legislature had presented Republican...
  • Biden urges Democrats to run on issues, not obsess about 'super PACs'

    Biden urges Democrats to run on issues, not obsess about 'super PACs'
    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden urged fellow Democrats to stop obsessing about the role that well-funded outside groups are expected to play in the midterm election, saying it will be enough for their party to lay out an affirmative case on the...
  • Arizona measure shows Republican aim to keep focus on jobs, economy

    In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays sent one message to GOP Gov. Jan Brewer: Veto it. And it sent another to everyone else in the Republican Party:...
  • Governors' White House visit includes hints of 2016 campaign

    Governors' White House visit includes hints of 2016 campaign
    WASHINGTON – As President Obama hosted the nation's governors at the White House twice in 24 hours, he couldn't help but tease some of the more ambitious state leaders about their plans. Toasting the governors at an annual formal dinner in the...
  • Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate

    Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate
    The four Republican candidates for governor intensified their attacks against each other during a Thursday night debate as they tried to convince primary voters of their electability come the fall with the primary election less than three weeks away....
  • Newport News Sheriff says Medicaid expansion would reduce crime

    Newport News Sheriff says Medicaid expansion would reduce crime
    NEPORT NEWS — Sheriff Gabe Morgan on Wednesday was the face of a national law enforcement group that is pressing state lawmakers to expand Medicaid eligibility in Virginia. At a press conference Morgan said people don't always connect health...
  • Recession's over: Why aren't public services coming back?

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — At Noble Prentis Elementary School, a classroom is crammed with 31 students and all their backpacks and books. Last year, the fifth-grade class had just 17 students, but a teaching position was cut when the school ran short of...
  • Odd allies: Hollywood, Google cozy up to conservatives amid dispute

    Odd allies: Hollywood, Google cozy up to conservatives amid dispute
    The days of Hollywood and Silicon Valley aligning their charitable giving with mostly liberal causes are long gone. Doing so may be too politically costly as each is trying to get leverage over the other on a divided Capitol Hill. The big movie studios,...
  • Is Cruz out of control?

    What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an "ego trip," putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz's conservative supporters)? ABC...