Saturday, November 16, 2013 12:12:24 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could face a strong challenge not only from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton if he seeks the presidency in 2016 but also from his own party, a new NBC News poll reveals.
The survey of 1,003 adults released... read more
Saturday, November 16, 2013 12:10:05 AM
The administration Wednesday indicated it was willing to consider amending the president’s healthcare law to halt some of the hundreds of thousands of individual insurance policy cancellations that have raised alarm among voters and... read more
Saturday, November 16, 2013 12:08:41 AM
Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his healthcare law that would give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.
The administrative changes are good for ... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 3:51:48 PM
These days it's tough for newspapers and the Arizona Republic is no exception. The emergence of the Internet has impacted the industry as a whole sooner than most expected. The result as changed the way papers do business.
As a former newpaper and... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 3:28:13 PM
While the IRS has not yet released the new amounts for 2014, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint has calculated that the unified 2014 estate tax exclusion for decedents dying in 2014 and the gift tax lifetime exclusion will rise to $5,340,000. This is an... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 3:26:25 PM
Democrats could take back the House in 2014 because of voter anger owing to the government shutdown, a new poll finds.
Incumbent Republicans now lag behind generic Democrats in 15 out of 25 Congressional districts in a poll conducted Oct. 15-18 by... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 3:25:06 PM
The Ohio Controlling Board approved a request from Republican Gov. John Kasich to accept $2.5 billion from the federal government to expand Medicaid and cover nearly 300,000 more low-income people through July 2015, reports the Cleveland Plain... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:59:17 PM
The looming bond election in the city of Scottsdale is more than a spending issue as it has been framed by supporters and those opposed to it: This election is about critical choices and the future direction of the city itself.
For years we have... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:57:50 PM
A harmless warning shot to the desert — in the form of a nuclear missile — is the United States' only hope of persuading Iran to halt its nuclear program, says billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson.
If that doesn't work, he said,... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:55:39 PM
For the first time, a clear majority of Americans say they favor legalizing marijuana, as recreational and medical use of the drug gains acceptance across the nation, a poll released on Tuesday showed.
The Gallup poll found that 58 percent of those ... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:51:21 PM
A Newsmax/Zogby Poll shows that with one week to go before Virginians elect a new governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe is leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli by a margin of 35.5 percent to 30.4 percent, with Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis gathering ... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:45:05 PM
As lawmakers grilled President Barack Obama's top health official over problems with the rollout of the government's healthcare website, the troubled site itself malfunctioned — again.
"You deserve better," Health and Human Services Secretary ... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:43:54 PM
The tea party's popularity has fallen dramatically among Republicans, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's standing among tea party supporters has skyrocketed, a new poll finds.
According to the latest Pew Research Center survey, only 27 percent of moderate ... read more
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:56:00 PM
Once again the members of APRO give of their time, energy, and efforts. This year’s toy drive took in 1824 toys.
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Thursday, October 10, 2013 8:07:53 PM
It's always difficult to understand the importance of maintaining a robust local economy in a city like Scottsdale, and at the same time maintaining a quality of life that enhances who we are. It's a matter of tough choices.
Scottsdale has a brand, ... read more