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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Won’t Seek Third Term

POLITICS | 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.

Michele Bachmann: The LGBT Community is Bullying America

NATIONAL | 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.

Arizona Governor Staff Worked on Anti-Gay Bill

INTERNATIONAL | 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.

Bachmann Condemns Veto of Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

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

Republican Factions Split Over Arizona Bill

NATIONAL | 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.

A Look at Key Moments in Arizona Governor’s Career

POLITICS | 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.

Arizona Gov’s Veto Aimed At Own Party’s Right

POLITICS | Feb 27
Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer slapped down the right wing of her own party, vetoing a bill pushed by social conservatives 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

NATIONAL | 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.

Hillary Clinton Lauds Ariz. Veto of Anti-Gay Bill

POLITICS | 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.

MLB Criticized Vetoed Arizona Rights Bill

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

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