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Marco Lopez, business consultant and ex-Napolitano aide, running for Arizona governor

BY: - March 16, 2021

Marco Lopez, an international business consultant, former Napolitano administration aide and advisor to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, announced his candidacy for governor, kicking off the race for the state’s highest office in 2022.

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I worked at Homeland Security. The agency’s ‘shocking’ actions ignore constitutional basics.

BY: - September 16, 2020

During my work at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security during the Obama administration, I constantly met colleagues whose journeys brought them to DHS because they were moved by 9/11 or a passion to achieve immigration reform. These colleagues and their unique journeys often inspired me. 

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The legacy of SB1070: The rise of Arizona’s new political order

BY: - May 1, 2020

The power base in Arizona has shifted in the past 20 years, and we have the state’s Republican Party to both thank and blame for that.

Current, former elected officials weigh in on Brnovich request to Supreme Court

BY: - April 2, 2020

Current and former statewide officials are weighing in on Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s request that the Arizona Supreme Court recognize the broad legal powers he claims. Which side they are coming down on has much less to with partisan affiliation than with which office they held.

Ducey eliminates defunct boards and commissions, but the work continues for many

BY: - January 14, 2020

Gov. Doug Ducey got a large round of applause from fellow Republicans during his State of the State speech when he announced that he had signed an executive order that rescinded nearly two dozen orders from previous governors and scrapped 18 boards and commissions they dealt with.

Is DACA doomed? Supreme Court signals it sides with Trump

BY: - November 12, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court appears unlikely to salvage an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young immigrants with no legal status known as “dreamers” to remain in the country without immediate fear of deportation.