John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, according to a Mayo Clinic statement released Wednesday evening by his office. According to the Mayo Clinic, the cancer was discovered after some surgery last week to remove a blood clot above his left eye. “Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor […]

Trump is making moves to get Flake out of Washington

Trump is making moves to get Flake out of Washington

President Donald Trump and his administration are speaking with potential candidates to challenge Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. Flake has been a longtime critic of Trump and even refused to endorse him during his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has personally spoken with Republican Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit, and has had administration officials speak with former […]

Goldwater Institute asks U.S. Supreme Court to provide equal rights to Native American children

Goldwater Institute asks U.S. Supreme Court to provide equal rights to Native American children

From the Goldwater Institute The Goldwater Institute has filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take a case that would help decide whether Native American children are entitled to the same rights as all other American children, regardless of their race. In this case, two Arizona teenagers are being subjected to the Indian Child Welfare Act […]

San Luis CBP officers seize $136K in methamphetamine

San Luis CBP officers seize $136K in methamphetamine

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a Mexican national and a U.S. citizen after seizing more than $136,000 worth of methamphetamine during separate weekend incidents, according to a news release from CBP. Officers on Friday referred a 38-year-old man from Calexico, California, for a secondary search […]

Judicial Watch: Phoenix ban on police asking about immigration status ignores state law, Supreme Court

Judicial Watch: Phoenix ban on police asking about immigration status ignores state law, Supreme Court

By Gage Cohen / CNS (CNSNews.com) – A new policy implemented by the Phoenix Police Department bans its officers from asking an individual about his or her immigration status, and from contacting federal immigration officials, without meeting new guidelines. According to Judicial Watch, this policy is in clear violation of Arizona state law upheld by the U.S. Supreme […]

McSally fundraising smashes through $1 million in second quarter

McSally fundraising smashes through $1 million in second quarter

By SoAzNewsX Congresswoman Martha McSally announced today that she raised over $1 million in the second quarter of 2017, bringing her cash on hand total to just under $1 million with no outstanding debt. The vast majority of the campaign contributions she received were from small individual donations. “Supporters are lining up behind Congresswoman McSally […]

Americans For Prosperity releases 2017 legislative scorecard

Americans For Prosperity releases 2017 legislative scorecard

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona chapter of Americans for Prosperity released its 2017 Legislative Scorecard today, which is the 34th annual scorecard produced by AFP-Arizona and its predecessor organization, the Arizona Federation of Taxpayers. AFP-Arizona’s scorecard assigned weights to over 300 bills according to their projected dollar impact on Arizona taxpayers, consumers and producers, with $1 million equaling […]

John McCain faces questions in Trump-Russia dossier case

John McCain faces questions in Trump-Russia dossier case

From Freedom’s Phoenix Sen. John McCain faces questions in a defamation lawsuit about leaks leading to publication of the now-infamous dossier that alleged Donald Trump’s campaign had connections to Russian operatives, McClatchy has learned. The dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele and his London firm, Orbis Business Intelligence Ltd., amounted to a collection […]

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