Controversy over President Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president flared anew Friday as Democrats criticized an Arizona state official’s request for Hawaii officials to confirm they have Obama’s birth certificate.
Democrats are hailing first lady Michelle Obama’s visit to Tucson as the latest sign that Arizona will be up for grabs in November’s presidential election, but Republicans insist that the state will go red just like it has the past three election cycles.
Bucking the Obama administration, Supreme Court justices seemed to find little trouble Wednesday with major parts of Arizona’s tough immigration law that require police to check the legal status of people they stop for other reasons.
Supreme Court justices strongly suggested Wednesday that they are ready to allow Arizona to enforce part of a controversial state law requiring police officers to check the immigration status of people they think are in the country illegally.
Mitt Romney played to his strengths in Arizona and Michigan, carrying economy voters and those seeking the most electable candidate, according to exit polls conducted for The Associated Press in both states.
Mitt Romney has won Republican presidential primaries in his home state of Michigan and in Arizona, besting Rick Santorum with a pair of victories certain to shore up his struggling campaign.
Mitt Romney has added to his lead in the race for convention delegates with a win in the Arizona Republican presidential primary.
Rick Santorum is mocking Mitt Romney as a “Johnny come lately to the conservative cause.”
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from the House with a standing ovation from her colleagues, more than a year after she was gravely wounded by a would-be assassin.
The U.S. Supreme Court says it will rule on Arizona’s law targeting illegal immigrants.