Poll: Trump impact on Republican chances in 2016

Poll: Trump impact on Republican chances in 2016

Sonoran Alliance MBQF, a public affairs consulting firm, announced the results of a recent survey commissioned by Insight Consulting, an Arizona firm, concerning GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump and the effect his nomination by the Republican Party would have on voters in Arizona. The results from the survey shows the results a Trump nomination would […]

Tucson native serving in U.S. Navy gets special Thanksgiving family reunion

Tucson native serving in U.S. Navy gets special Thanksgiving family reunion

Southern Arizona News-Examiner A 2010 Sadino High School graduate and Tucson, Arizona native serving in the U.S. Navy was selected to participate in a special event which reunited service members stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, with their families for Thanksgiving. Fireman Mario Somoza was one of only 72 Sailors and Marines chosen to participate in the […]

Illegal immigrant children, non-Mexicans surge across U.S. Southwest border at record rate

Illegal immigrant children, non-Mexicans surge across U.S. Southwest border at record rate

The Southwest border has broken open in recent weeks, with non-Mexicans – and illegal immigrant children in particular – crossing at a record rate in October, according to Border Patrol statistics that suggest the administration’s victory lap earlier this year was premature. Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied children were caught in October, and nearly 3,000 more had […]

McSally delivers GOP response to weekly presidential address

McSally delivers GOP response to weekly presidential address

Southern Arizona News-Examiner Tucson Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally was in the national spotlight over the weekend when she was chosen to deliver the response to the president’s weekly address to the nation. President Obama was out of the country and Vice President Joe Biden stepped in for him. Here is McSally’s address. Video courtesy of […]

Black Friday blues in Tucson

Black Friday blues in Tucson

Southern Arizona News-Examiner With Black Friday approaching in a couple of days, the blues are what’s being sung among some of Tucson’s retailers and economists. Published reports suggest that Black Friday in Tucson won’t have the sales impact that previous years provided. Black Friday has been said to make or break a retailer’s Christmas season […]

Six Near East men nabbed at Arizona border

Six Near East men nabbed at Arizona border

By Harry Alexander / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Reports are out that U.S. Boder Patrol agents caught six men from the trying to sneak over the U.S. border last week. Breitbart News said five of the men were from Pakistan and one was from Afghanistan. They were caught near Patagonia about 16 miles north of the […]

MATT SALMON: The fruits of a failed Syria policy

MATT SALMON: The fruits of a failed Syria policy

  As news of the heinous attacks in Paris spread, the question on everyone’s mind was simple: How can we prevent another of these deadly tragedies? To be clear, we should not have been unprepared. After all, this is the same ideology that spurred the attack on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, and […]

McSally praises A-10 Strikes against ISIS

McSally praises A-10 Strikes against ISIS

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) released a joint statement after reports that A-10 Thunderbolt II’s were used to destroy over 100 oil-tanker trucks in Syria as part of stepped-up strikes on ISIS targets. “A-10s are again demonstrating their lethality and irreplaceable role in our military […]

McCain-Flake flight path amendment agreement

McCain-Flake flight path amendment agreement

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Senate yesterday unanimously agreed to an amendment filed by U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Bill that would address community concerns about recent flight path changes at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and airports across the […]

Tucson’s new police chief supported #BlackLivesMatter

Tucson’s new police chief supported #BlackLivesMatter

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner After an extensive search, City Manager Michael Ortega has selected Richmond, California Police Chief Christopher Magnus as the Tucson Police Department’s new chief. The appointment will be made final if approved by the Mayor and City Council at tomorrow’s Regular Meeting, according to a news release from the city. […]

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