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Phoenix Makes Case to Host Democratic Convention in ’16

Downtown Phoenix, Photo: Flickr, squeaks2569

City and government officials in Phoenix are currently preparing for a visit Sept. 9-11 from the Democratic National Committee. Phoenix joins four other cities – New York City; Philadelphia; Columbus, Ohio; and Birmingham, Ala. – as finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The committee of Democratic officials to visit Phoenix makes up the… Read More →

Giffords Will Share Inspiring Story in Scottsdale

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate
by in Business News | Events

In partnership with the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present An Evening with Captain Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords: Endeavor to Succeed, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $89, $69 and $59 online at www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or through (480) 499-TKTS (8587). On Jan. 8,… Read More →

Giffords Will Share Inspiring Story in Scottsdale

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate
by in Events

In partnership with the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present An Evening with Captain Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords: Endeavor to Succeed, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $89, $69 and $59 online at www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or through (480) 499-TKTS (8587). On Jan. 8,… Read More →

Gabrielle Giffords named Woman of the Year

Gabrielle Giffords,  Ron Barber

A Democratic women’s leadership group has named former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords its Woman of the Year. Emerge Arizona honored Giffords at a ceremony Thursday night at a downtown Phoenix hotel. The group is part of a 10-state network offering a training program to help qualified Democratic women run for public office. The 42-year-old Giffords… Read More →

101st Arizona Town Hall on Civic Leadership Convenes

Gabrielle Giffords,  Ron Barber
by in Business News | Events

Arizona Town Hall may be celebrating its 50th birthday this year but the organization, which offers a forum for business, civic and academic leaders to focus on state issues and find consensus, is experiencing some firsts. For the first time in the organization’s history, the Fall Town Hall will be held in the metro Phoenix… Read More →

Arizona congressional races too close to call

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Arizona’s three competitive congressional races were too close to call early Wednesday, including the Tucson-centered seat Rep. Ron Barber won in June to replace his former boss, Gabrielle Giffords. Barber saw his small lead against Republican Martha McSally in the 2nd District disappear just before midnight, with McSally taking a tiny lead. “We knew it… Read More →

A Great American Tragedy: Gabrielle Giffords the target

U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was shot at a grocery store during a constituent event in Tucson.
by in Events | Politics

We live in a great country.  We have a stable government.  We have incredible wealth when compared to so many other parts of the world.  I don’t know about you, but I often take these things for granted.  When I go to bed at night, I don’t worry about enemy rebels overrunning my home. I… Read More →