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2013

A Vote Smart Guide to the "Gang of Eight"
Feb. 28, 2013, 9:27 a.m.

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"> Immigration: it's an issue that's been on the minds of a lot of prominent people involved in politics lately. </p>

Legislative Wrap-Up: Bullying in Schools
Jan. 25, 2013, 12:05 p.m.

Throughout the past decade there has been a national trend of legislation on bullying.

2012

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Arizona
Oct. 8, 2012, 9:07 a.m.

National Intern Spotlight: Megan Riley
July 9, 2012, 9:35 a.m.

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"> We threw the spotlight on one of our interns, Megan, and asked her a few questions about her time, so far, here at the Great Divide Ranch... </p>

Standing Your Ground Across The States
June 12, 2012, 8:11 a.m.

The February 26 shooting of&nbsp;Trayvon Martin&nbsp;has ignited a media firestorm surrounding so-called “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws in the United States.&nbsp;

Arizona Special Election CD-8, June 12, 2012
June 11, 2012, 4:23 p.m.

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May Common Ground E-Newsletter
May 17, 2012, 12:17 p.m.

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Challenges in Arizona: the Special Election in CD-8
Feb. 14, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

<style type="text/css"> p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } </style> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"> Following the resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona was faced with a unique situation in holding elections to replace the former Congresswoman. </p>

2011

Redistricting: The 10-year shake up
Dec. 7, 2011, 10:25 a.m.

There is one issue that only pops up every decade with noticeable consequences, and that issue is redistricting.

'Supercommittee' misses deadline
Nov. 22, 2011, 1:19 p.m.

The U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction&nbsp;was established with the goal of improving both the short and long term financial outlook of the US and reducing the deficit “...by at least $1,500,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021” But they missed their deadline...