| Feb 7, 2011
| 9:34 PM
A campaign consultant fired over the weekend for promising in writing to put a âpolitical bulletâ in the forehead of Los Angeles City Council candidate Rudy Martinez also lost his gig working for a school board member Monday. Michael Trujillo......
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Space legends John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were awarded Congressional Gold Medals on Wednesday....
| Apr 9, 2011
Jane Harman has a new address -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. No, not that address. She's the new honcho at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Starting in 1992, she won nine elections in Southern California's coastal 36th Congressional...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:10 PM
President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA's second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official.
The president will bring his wife, Michelle, and two daughters,...
| Jan 9, 2011
U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...
| Jan 11, 2011
Debbie Friedman, a self-taught Jewish folk singer and composer who transformed synagogue music and worship by infusing traditional prayers with a contemporary sensibility, died Sunday at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. She was 59.
The cause was...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says in her forthcoming book that she will return to Congress, and she details the challenges she's faced recovering from an attempt on her life in Tucson earlier this year.
The Associated Press obtained an early copy of the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Richard Carmona, who served as U.S. surgeon general in George W. Bush's administration, announced Thursday that he will run as a Democrat for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat.
Carmona, who turns 62 this month, said in a statement that Washington is broken...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:11 AM
Americans are set to hear Rep. Gabrielle Giffords speak publicly for the first time in months, as she describes with her husband the grueling 10-month recovery from an assassination attempt in January.
ABC News' Diane Sawyer interviewed Giffords and Mark...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 12:26 PM
It was just days after she nearly lost her life, and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had just emerged from a coma. But the Arizona Democrat managed to send a message to President Obama about border security as he came to her bedside.
It was Giffords' husband,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:31 PM
As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords prepared to be sworn in for a third term this January, she was already considering the next step in her political career, a run for the U.S. Senate, or perhaps for governor of Arizona.
The 40-year-old Democrat also had more...