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Activists prepare to throw a molotov cocktail at National Guard troopers during a protest in San Cristobal, capital of the western border state of Tachira, Venezuela, on Feb. 21, 2014.

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Activists prepare to throw a molotov cocktail at National Guard troopers during a protest in San Cristobal, capital of the western border state of Tachira, Venezuela, on Feb. 21, 2014.

Hillary Clinton: Obama’s Venezuelan Handshake Photo-Opp — ‘We Tried’

The protests that have rocked Venezuela for two weeks — killing at least 14 people — may have been avoided if the United States had been more successful in making inroads with the South American country early in the Obama...

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In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points during an intense conversation with President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz.

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In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points during an intense conversation with President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz.

Brewer’s Obama Finger-Wagging as Fundraiser

The last time President Barack Obama and Gov. Jan Brewer met on a Phoenix-area tarmac, the confrontational moment was enshrined in a photo that showed the 68-year-old blond Republican wagging her finger in the face of the leader of the...

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Arizona delegate Debra Jean Forrest wears a button with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pointing at President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

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Arizona delegate Debra Jean Forrest wears a button with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pointing at President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

Arizona’s Brewer Hands Victory to ACLU While Battling Conservatives

Atheists, gays and the American Civil Liberties Union are celebrating an unexpected victory in Arizona thanks to Tea Party stalwart Jan Brewer. The governor shocked political observers in January by going along with President Barack Obama’s health-care law to support expanding...

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Arizona delegate Debra Jean Forrest wears a button of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pointing at President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention.

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Arizona delegate Debra Jean Forrest wears a button of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pointing at President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention.

Brewer’s Bid for a Third Term: Arizona Constitutional Question

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who signed the nation’s strictest immigration law in 2010 and once wagged her finger in President Barack Obama’s face, may challenge the state constitution to run for another term. Brewer, a 68-year-old Republican, is weighing a...

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Marine pilot Maj. Aric Liberman, second from left, poses for photos with, from left, Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, and U.S. Sen John McCain on Nov. 20, 2012 after delivering a second F-35B Joint Strike Fighter at the conclusion of a re-designation ceremony for Marine Attack Fighter Squadron 121.

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Marine pilot Maj. Aric Liberman, second from left, poses for photos with, from left, Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, and U.S. Sen John McCain on Nov. 20, 2012 after delivering a second F-35B Joint Strike Fighter at the conclusion of a re-designation ceremony for Marine Attack Fighter Squadron 121.

Jan Brewer: Where in the World?

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who left her state for an undisclosed destination on Dec. 2, is visiting Arizona soldiers in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the governor’s schedule. The Republican governor’s absence was noticed yesterday when she didn’t...

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Mi Familia Vota is a national organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to ensure social and economic justice through increased civic participation, with offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

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Mi Familia Vota is a national organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to ensure social and economic justice through increased civic participation, with offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

Arizona: Remember to Vote — Nov. 8 — Guide for Spanish-Speakers

Spanish-speakers in Arizona’s most populous county have twice been given information from the elections department listing the wrong date to vote. The mistakes come as polls show Latinos helping to tighten the race between Democrat Richard Carmona and six-term Republican...

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