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New Arizona Governor Avoids Major Issues with Apparent Ease

By Bob Christie | Mar 31
Less than three months into his tenure, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has largely managed to avoid having to make the tough political decisions that could have alienated him with the two wings of the Republican Party he has courted.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Won’t Seek Third Term

By Astrid Galvan and Bb Christie | Mar 12
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ended months of speculation about her political future on Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek a third term in office.

Arizona Governor Staff Worked on Anti-Gay Bill

Mar 11
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s staff worked with proponents of a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays before the legislation was introduced in January, according to emails released by her office.

Michele Bachmann: The LGBT Community is Bullying America

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 11
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is still upset that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the state’s controversial bill that would allow business owners to discriminate against LGBT customers.

Bachmann Condemns Veto of Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 5
Rep. Michele Bachmann says she is "sorry" Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the state’s anti-gay bill.

A Look at Key Moments in Arizona Governor’s Career

By Bob Christie | Feb 28
As Gov. Jan Brewer approached the podium and read a carefully worded statement on her veto of a bill that would’ve let businesses refuse service to gays, she found herself in the familiar territory: the national spotlight.

Republican Factions Split Over Arizona Bill

By Bob Christie and Nicholas Riccardi | Feb 28
Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of a bill allowing businesses to refuse service to gays exposed a fracture within the Republican Party between social conservatives and the GOP’s pro-business wing.

MLB Criticized Vetoed Arizona Rights Bill

Feb 27
Major League Baseball issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a few hours later.

Hillary Clinton Lauds Ariz. Veto of Anti-Gay Bill

By Michael J. Mishak | Feb 27
Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to veto a bill that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to refuse to serve gays.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s Full Statement on Vetoed Bill

Feb 27
Here is the complete transcript of a statement read by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday regarding her veto of a bill allowing religious reasons for refusing service to gays.

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