Critics contend the plate resurrects and legitimizes slavery. Supporters say they are simply trying to honor Confederate soldiers.
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce helped enact tough laws enforcing immigration regulations on a state level, including the controversial SB 1070. Some voters think it went too far.
The chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission was ousted by the governor and the state senate. She is is asking the court to allow her to keep her job.
Polls indicate Hispanics, who tend to vote Democrat, are undecided about who they'll support in the next presidential election. That's certainly the case in New Mexico where White House officials recently visited to discuss issues important to the local Latino community.
President Obama traveled to the epicenter of the home foreclosure crisis to promote a federal initiative to help underwater home owners stay in their homes. It's part of the president's new effort to take executive action in response to a "dysfunctional Congress."
Topics like illegal immigration and the housing crisis are prominent in the Southwest. Yet these complex topics can pose challenges to candidates trying to appeal to a broad audience.
On Tuesday, Republican presidential candidates are in Las Vegas preparing to face-off in the next primary debate. But a new poll finds many Latino voters don't have a strong favorable view of any of them.
Protesters claim to represent the 99 percent of Americans who have been left behind by the country’s economic growth. So who are the other 1 percent – the top 1 percent?
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that 248 counties in 25 states will have to provide translated ballots and voting materials in the next election. That number is down from what was required following the 2000 census.
U.S. Senators from Arizona and Utah claim the ban is thwarting the creation of thousands of jobs. Officials at the Interior Department say that is false.