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  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 13, 2013, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Arizona GOP censures McCain for 'liberal' record

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  • ** FILE ** Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sunday, July 3, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Senators in GOP propose immigration reform

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  • Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Republican

    Uneasy fix to ‘fiscal cliff’ in works

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  • Questions about Benghazi shift to State Department

    Republicans toned down criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice on Sunday, shifting the focus of their inquiries into the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, to the State Department's inaction on security requests in the days leading up to the terrorist assault and the Obama administration's handling of the aftermath.

  • Rep. Jeff Flake, Arizona Republican, campaigns in Phoenix. The six-term congressman seeks re-election as both a Republican primary opponent and Democrats are portraying him as a Washington insider because he worked as a lobbyist 20 years ago for a Namibian uranium operation. (Associated Press)

    Foes hit Arizona Rep. Flake for working as lobbyist

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  • Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican

    2 key senators call for tough line with Pakistan

    Senior lawmakers suggested Sunday that the United States take a harder line with Pakistan, after Islamabad retaliated for NATO's deadly misfire by closing parts of its border with Afghanistan and demanding that the U.S. vacate a drone base.

  • The U.S. Capitol building is seen Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Washington. The six Democrats and six Republicans on the supercommittee, as it's familiarly called, have until next Wednesday, Nov. 23, to come together on a deficit reduction plan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Deficit panel down; time almost up

    The congressional deficit-reduction committee appeared on the brink of failure late Sunday, as Democrats and Republicans offered little chance that a deal could be reached in time for a Monday night deadline and spent the day blaming the other party for the impasse.

  • **FILE** House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican (Associated Press)

    Taxes take top Republicans out of deficit-paring talks

    Republican negotiators walked away from bipartisan deficit reduction talks between Congress and the White House on Thursday, saying the bargaining sessions had reached an impasse over tax increases Democrats are insisting must be part of any eventual deal.

  • Sen. Kyl won't return campaign cash to Fiesta Bowl

    Politicians who received letters from the Fiesta Bowl requesting that they return tainted campaign contributions are responding, and none appear too happy to be tarred with the same brush as the bowl's ousted CEO.

  • APNewsBreak: Fiesta Bowl wants campaign cash back

    The Fiesta Bowl is seeking the return of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions made to U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl and other Arizona politicians, according to documents obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.

  • Michael P. Downing

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  • **FILE** Sen. Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat

    Senate Democrats back American Muslims

    Less than three weeks after a much-criticized House Republican hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims, Senate Democrats countered Tuesday with a hearing of their own — this one focusing on protecting the civil rights of Muslims.

  • Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican, set off a flurry of speculation about his successor after he announced that he would not seek another Senate term next year. (Associated Press)

    Giffords is seen as shoo-in for Kyl's seat

    Any discussion of who's likely to succeed outgoing Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona needs to factor in the following: If Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wants the seat, it's hers.

  • Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican

    Arizona's Sen. Kyl to retire

    Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, announced in Phoenix on Thursday he will not seek a fourth term in 2012.

  • Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona, seen here with fellow Republican Sen. George LeMieux (left) of Florida, gestures during a news conference Wednesday on ratification of the New START treaty.

    Senate votes to begin debate on START

    The Senate voted Wednesday to begin debating a nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia in a test vote that signals the treaty — which would cut the number of nuclear weapons that the U.S. and Russia have deployed — has enough support to be ratified.

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