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Arizona legislation targets automatic citizenship

PHOENIX — Lawmakers in Arizona are proposing a bill that challenges automatic U.S. citizenship for children of illegal immigrants, their latest foray into the national debate over illegal immigration. Republican Rep. John Kavanagh, who filed the Arizona plan Thursday, said ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Freedom meets reality in a hail of bullets

We are all Arizonans. We are all heartsick. We all mourn the victims of last Saturday’s massacre in Tucson — six dead and 14 wounded, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz. We are all living in communities with untreated mental ...

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Supreme Court rejects funeral protest case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal involving Kentucky’s now-repealed law banning protests at military funerals. The high court, without comment, on Wednesday turned away the appeal. A federal district judge in Lexington threw ...

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In Congress, a harder line on illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON — The end of the year means a turnover of House control from Democratic to Republican and, with it, Congress’ approach to immigration. In a matter of weeks, Congress will go from trying to help young, illegal immigrants become ...

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Colorado National Monument offers ‘pocket-size Grand Canyon’

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. — Just off Interstate 70 in western Colorado is a 32-square-mile collection of towering red-stone monoliths, deep canyons and a road that cuts through nearly 2 billion years of geology. Colorado National Monument might not get ...

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Supreme Court to review campaign finance law

WASHINGTON — Less than a year after removing most limits on election spending by corporations and organized labor, the Supreme Court is signaling trouble for another campaign law that aims to curtail the political power of big money. The court ...

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