Sign our Petition! Tell the Arizona Daily Star We Deserve Fairness

Of course the Arizona Daily Star can endorse any candidate they believe to be ​best suited for the Arizona House of Representatives.  With that said​, let us be frank, an incumbent legislator such as Victoria Steele has accomplished more than is implied by a single phrase at the end of an editorial​ about the district…

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Nine to Five

On September 9th, I began my internship with Arizona List. At noon, I sat in an informal meeting with the other interns at Tucson’s Expresso Art Café where our responsibilities and commitments were explained. Immediately, I was thrilled to start. I so admire that Arizona List exists to empower women in politics and advance political…

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A Call to Unite Citizens Against Citizens United

Citizens United in review… As you might recall, in 2008 a conservative lobbyist group called Citizens United wanted to air a film titled Hillary: The Movie. The film criticizes Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who at that time was competing for the Democratic nomination in the presidential election. Courts in the District of Columbia determined…

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Hungry for Change?

“We’re either at the table, or we’re on the menu.”   These words, spoken by Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan and keynote speaker at the recent 2014 Arizona Democratic Party Heritage Dinner, truly struck a chord with me. At the time, she was speaking about the importance of an active Democratic voice on a…

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Hobby Lobby, Wheaton College, Who’s Next?

Under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, the Health and Human Services Department issued a regulation requiring employers to offer women’s preventive health insurance coverage, including 20 forms of contraception. On June 30th, in a 5-4 ruling, the court ruled that closely-held, profit-making corporations, such as Hobby Lobby, controlled by religious families cannot…

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New Year, New Attacks on Women in Arizona – Blog

The beginning of a new year means reviewing the past one. Though 2014 has just begun, the crazy antics of 2013 are still fresh in our minds. With the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, we should have made more way for women to have legal authority over their own bodies. However, it…

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Tell Speaker Tobin to Renounce Brenda Barton’s Ludicrous Comments

Friends– Earlier this week Republican Arizona Representative Brenda Barton compared President Barack Obama to Adolf HItler and called many of our dedicated government workers his “thugs.”  Tobin has yet to respond. Call on Arizona’s House Republican leadership to denounce Rep. Barton’s hurtful comments. In the midst of a divisive government shutdown, Arizona and America face…

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Arizona List Insider – Candidate Profile Sen. Lynne Pancrazi

Milynn Mapalo shares: As the federal government continues with the shutdown, I can’t help but think about all of the extremists that are running my country. I won’t lie; I get a little nervous about where our government is headed sometimes and what the people will do. I read articles and watch interviews with senators…

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Arizona List Insider – Candidate Profile Rep. Andrea Dalessandro

I believe most politicians need a decent amount of social skills and charm to get by, but I was truly surprised by District 2 Representative Andrea Dalessandro’s outgoing and eager attitude when we met. I could tell immediately how passionate she is about what’s best for her community, constantly reaching out to the people in…

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