Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

Politics

Protesters confront Sinema directly, she calls the move ‘unacceptable’

Progressives upset with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema took their protests directly to the Arizona Democrat this weekend, ambushing her in public spaces three times to get answers on immigration reform and spending on social programs. Camera-toting activists followed Sinema into a bathroom Sunday at Arizona State University, where she teaches a class, confronted her on a

Health

House panel rejects drug pricing plan in setback to Biden

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., right, the ranking member, as they continue work on the “Build Back Better” package. A House committee dealt an ominous if tentative blow Wednesday to President Joe Biden’s huge social and environment package, derailing a money-saving plan to let Medicare negotiate

Infrastructure

Infrastructure on track as bipartisan Senate coalition grows

Photo: Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., walks out of a meeting in the office of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. as a coalition of Democrats and Republicans push the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package closer to passage  After weeks of fits, starts and delays, the Senate is on track to give final approval to

Infrastructure

Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal

Photo: Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to reporters  Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Time running short, senators and the White House worked furiously Tuesday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure intensifying on all sides to wrap up talks on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Despite weeks of closed-door discussions, several

Opinion

Opinion: PRO Act is One Big Con for Arizona Retailers

Retailers of all shapes and sizes across the Grand Canyon State have been working hard to help local communities return to normal, re-opening their doors, re-igniting job growth, and re-investing in their own operations in order to continue supporting a stronger, more resilient economy across the state. That’s why it is particularly disheartening to hear

Opinion

Opinion: Sens. Manchin and Sinema are Right to Protect the Filibuster

Since reclaiming the Senate majority, most Democrats have been relentless in their pursuit of eliminating the filibuster to pass their sweeping progressive agenda.  The push to kill the filibuster stands in stark contrast to how our Senate has operated since our country’s birth. One of the core tenets of our legislative branch is bipartisanship –

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