WASHINGTON - A day after President Donald Trump walked back his statements on Russian meddling in U.S. elections, the issue still simmered Wednesday in Washington where some lawmakers said the president cannot make up for his "ridiculous" original statement.
WASHINGTON - Pork-barrel spending more than doubled over the past year, with the federal government allocating $14.7 billion to fund 232 earmarks, what one lawmaker called the "gateway drug" for politicians to higher spending.
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers agreed that President Donald Trump was wrong to claim Monday that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election, although their reactions to the since-withdrawn statement ranged from condemnation to rationalization.
PHOENIZ – Arizona ranks 43rd in the nation in voter turnout, with the poor and the young least likely to exercise their right to vote, according to the study, released at a press conference Tuesday by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission and the Morrison Institute.
A group of Western lawmakers unveiled a package of bills to "modernize" the Endangered Species Act by allowing more local input and encouraging voluntary conservation efforts, but critics quidkly labeled the proposals "extinction bills."
The president of the Arizona Farm Bureau told a House panel Thursday that regulations meant to help the environment are actually doing the opposite, in part by harming ranchers who are in the best position to help.
Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill triggered controversy when a story about his backing of President Donald Trump’s nomination for the Supreme Court was posted to the team-affiliated website and Twitter.
The White House has tapped former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl as "sherpa" to help guide the Supreme Court nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh through the Senate, where he is expected to face a contentious confirmation process.