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Dr. Richard Carmona, Former US Surgeon General

Political Focus: Carmona for U.S. Senate?

Former surgeon general, Tucson resident, may be getting into politics

Another school year is underway and TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone joins Christopher Conover to talk about academic issues.

New School Year Brings New Challenges

Tucson schools face budget cuts and legal controversy, says TUSD's top official

John McCain holds Town Hall in Tucson

The senator takes comments and questions from constituents

McCain: Town Hall Hostility No Surprise

Arizona's senior senator meets angry constituents in Oro Valley

Andrea Kelly and Christopher Conover interview two Democrats, Joseph Maher and David Karr, hoping to be Tucson's next mayor as write-in candidates.

Democratic Hopefuls Differ on Downtown

Two downtown visions from two Democratic mayoral write-in candidates

Back to the Homeland

After escaping civil war and making temporary homes in Tucson, find out why some of the Sudanese "Lost Boys" plan to return to the recently established nation of South Sudan.

Andrea Kelly interviews Kate Kenski, a local political scientist, about the political fallout, or benefit, of the debt ceiling negotiations.

The Politics of the Debt Ceiling Debate

Debt deal wasn't without political fallout for all sides

Christopher Conover addresses the future political career of Gabrielle Giffords.

Political Focus: Giffords' Future

Speculation abounds on future of CD8 in wake of Giffords' appearance on House floor

Members of the South Sudanese community in Tucson, including Abraham Ater and Bior Keechare, are celebrating the creation of the newest country in the world.  South Sudan was inaugurated as an independent state on 9 July 2011 as a result of a peace agreement which ended a two-decade civil war in 2005.

Tucson's South Sudanese Celebrate

Tucsonans with ties to the world's newest country plan celebration

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Giffords Returns for Debt Ceiling Vote

Wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returns to House floor for first time since Jan. 8 shooting

Andrea Kelly interviews Tucson City Councilmember Regina Romero. Romero represents the city's west side ward one, and is seeking her second term in office.

Romero Seeks Second Council Term

Tucson's west side Ward One primary race features Democrat incumbent and challenger

Christopher Conover and Andrea Kelly join Tony Paniagua to discuss the redistricting plans for Arizona.

Redistricting Commission Seeking Comment Before Mapping Begins

Commission will start redrawing political boundaries after it hears from residents throughout the state

We speak with Dave Croteau Candidate, for Tucson Mayor and Mary DeCamp Candidate, also for Tucson Mayor.

Green Would-Be Mayors Tout First Primary

The Green Party hopes to raise its visibility with a primary in Tucson's mayoral election next month

Tucson's Green Party Gets Ready

While the nation focuses on November 2012, Tucson candidates are gearing up for a city election in a little more than a month

Congressional Victory Party, November 2010

SPECIAL REPORT: Giffords, Other Candidates Still Spending

Latest federal reports for Giffords, Grijalva and Flake show campaign season is underway

Christopher Conover speaks Caroline Isaacs the Program Director for American Friends Service Committee.

The Pitfalls of Private Prisons

American Friends Service Committee research indicates private prisons may not decrease crime or save money

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