Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:00 am
First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Tucson on Monday as part of a four-state campaign push, stopping first in Colorado Springs earlier to meet with campaign volunteers and deliver remarks at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Warrior Games.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 3:30 am
Capturing all 29 of the Arizona delegates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the state’s presidential primary on Tuesday. Romney defeated Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:06 pm
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum stopped in Tucson to speak during a Tea Party event Wednesday. Arizona's Presidential Primary is Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:00 am
Kathleen Madigan, who has been deemed by her peers as “the
funniest woman comic in America,” didn’t disappoint when she
visited The Rialto Theater on Feb. 17. The stop was one of many in
her nationwide tour lasting through Oct. 13, when Madigan returns
to her hometown of St. Louis for a final act.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 4:00 am
• All the Tea Party constitutionalists who opined on talk radio
that Gingrich and Cain would have made a great GOP ticket missing
the constitutional provision that the President and Vice President
must come from different states.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 3:00 am
Four years ago at this time, Rudy Giuliani looked like a shoe-in
for the GOP nod. Eight years ago, Howard Dean was riding high. I
ain’t making no calls this time.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 11:00 pm
Assuming poll numbers stay where they have all
year and no major event overtakes them, Republicans will not gain
the 39 seats needed to take control of the U.S. House of
Representatives in 2010. They could. They won't.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:00 am
A proposal before the Oro Valley Town Council
would institute the creation of an industrial development
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 12:00 am
Once upon a losing try for the GOP Presidential nomination, when
John McCain was taking heat over an angry response, I announced I
was chairing a new group — "Guys with a bad temper for McCain."
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:00 am
Waiting for Tuesday's results, I dropped in on an old friend
who's one of the leading Democrat political consultants to compare
generalizations. I won't embarrass him by name. One thing we both
note is the level of nastiness and intolerance is much higher than
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 pm
It's been called one of the best high schools in the country,
consistently outperforming even the most exclusive private
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, The students at BASIS Charter School wait for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and political activist Al Sharpton to speak to them about the fine example that they and their school masters have set for other schools.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Newt Gingrich responds to media questions as Al Sharpton waits to join in. They were visiting BASIS Charter School in Tucson, which they consider to be in the top 1 percent of schools in the United States.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Newt Gingrich responds to media questions while visiting BASIS Charter School in Tucson, which he considers to be in the top 1 percent of schools in the United States. He has teamed up with activist Al Sharpton to promote improvement in schools.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Al Sharpton, minister, activist and former teacher, addresses the students at BASIS Charter School in Tucson during a visit last Thursday.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:00 pm
Quail Run gets hoops, themes from the Starz
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:00 pm
It was 1977. "Happy Days" was in its fifth season, and the show
was getting a little stale. The writers were fishing around for
something, anything, to breathe life back into the series.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 11:00 pm
Letters to the editor published in the September 2, 2009,
edition of The Explorer.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:00 pm
We're being told by an obviously biased mainstream media that
the GOP is in danger of disappearing from the political scene if it
doesn't "move to the center" and adopt the policies of the
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 11:00 pm
Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter was called in conservative
circles "Specter the defector" for his penchant to take a dive at
the crucial moment on many issues.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 11:00 pm
When I read that an arrest warrant was issued for Ingmar
Guandique in the murder of Washington, D.C., intern Chandra Levy,
another name came to mind: Gary Condit.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:00 am
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is reviewing Marana
Councilman Russell Clanagan’s dealings with area businesses and the
Continental Ranch Community Association, considering whether to
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 am
If you listen closely, you can hear the sound of conservatives
weeping. It is faint, but it is there.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 11:00 pm
For the second time in two years, SaddleBrooke Republican Al
Melvin has defeated a longtime sitting legislator in the GOP