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(Photo: Gage Skidmore) On Tuesday evening, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a quick stop in Phoenix for an impromptu rally. More than 7,000 diverse supporters congregated at the Phoenix Convention Center to greet the Democratic contender,...

By admin on Mar 16th, 2016

(Photo: Gage Skidmore, Flickr) PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat-turned-Republican state Sen. Carlyle W. Begay has announced he is entering a crowded field for the GOP nomination for the open seat in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District. Begay...

By admin on Mar 7th, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Members of the Navajo Nation are suing over the voting system in Utah’s San Juan County. The county closed polling places in 2014 and moved to a mail-in ballot system. The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission...

By admin on Mar 3rd, 2016

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation judge found guilty of abusing his office will have to forfeit his position and pay a $25 fine. Shiprock District Court Judge Genevieve Woody released her final sentencing order this week for Roy Tso...

By admin on Mar 3rd, 2016

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has approved a bill that would block state labeling requirements for genetically modified foods. The Senate Agriculture Committee voted 14-6 Tuesday to prevent the labeling on packages of foods that include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Vermont is set to require such...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has approved legislation to fund dozens of water and sanitation projects across the reservation. Thousands of Navajos live without running water or access to good quality drinking water. Begaye says the bill will ensure Navajo communities have sufficient water and foster economic development. The...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate has approved legislation designed to settle ongoing fights between the state’s schools chief and the state Board of Education. Tuesday’s 24-5 vote on Senate Bill 1416 sends the legislation on to the House. Sen. Jeff Dial’s bill received no debate on the Senate floor before the vote. Superintendent...

The Phoenix New Times ran an in-depth article about Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye. A public relations crisis for the President.   Phoenix New Times reports: By Ray Stern    ‘Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye approved...

By admin on Feb 22nd, 2016

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American to be running for the US presidency, is the youngest among the 17 Republican presidential aspirants for the 2016 elections. Bobby Jindal, 44, who is currently not among the top 10 Republican...

By admin on Aug 9th, 2015

Political consultant Roger Stone is no longer working for Team Trump. (Photo: Wochit) You’re fired. That’s what Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s camp says it told longtime political adviser Roger Stone — but the truth...

By admin on Aug 9th, 2015