Jan Brewer http://www.kunc.org en In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion http://www.kunc.org/post/arizona-unlikely-ally-medicaid-expansion The Arizona Legislature is debating whether to extend Medicaid to about 300,000 people in the state. The expansion is a requirement to get federal funding under the Affordable Care Act.<p>The big surprise is who has been leading the charge: Republican Gov. Jan Brewer. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:33:00 +0000 Ted Robbins 45719 at http://www.kunc.org In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion Arizona Gov. Issues Executive Order Limiting New Immigration Policy http://www.kunc.org/post/arizona-gov-issues-executive-order-limits-new-immigration-policy Ariz. Gov. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:57:00 +0000 32215 at http://www.kunc.org Ariz. Bars Funding For Groups Providing Abortions http://www.kunc.org/post/ariz-bars-funding-groups-providing-abortions Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation late Friday that blocks state funds — in most cases — from reaching groups that provide abortions. As <a href="http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2012/05/04/20120504arizona-abortion-services-bill-signed-into-law.html">The Arizona Republic reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The law aims to prevent contracts with or grants to any group that perform abortions that do not meet the federal requirements under Title 19 of the Social Security Act, which reimburses in cases of rape, incest or life endangerment. Sat, 05 May 2012 13:21:00 +0000 26791 at http://www.kunc.org Ariz. Bars Funding For Groups Providing Abortions The Smart Politician's Guide To Avoiding Scandal http://www.kunc.org/post/smart-politicians-guide-avoiding-scandal Politics may be show business for ugly people, but you don't have to be ugly about it yourself.<p>It's become a cliche to describe the endless series of Republican presidential debates as a reality show. But lately a lot of politicians have been acting as though they were looking to secure a spot on the "now trending" lists of Internet search engines.<p><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/12/bill-johnson-alabama-politician-sperm-donation_n_1143410.html">Secretly donating sperm to lesbians in New Zealand</a>? Sat, 28 Jan 2012 11:15:00 +0000 21548 at http://www.kunc.org The Smart Politician's Guide To Avoiding Scandal Arizona Gov. Brewer Says She 'Was Not Hostile' In Meeting With Obama http://www.kunc.org/post/arizona-gov-brewer-says-she-was-not-hostile-meeting-obama Usually, there is lots of formality and protocol when a president steps off Airforce One and walks onto a tarmac. But, yesterday, when President Obama landed at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, he was greeted by Gov. Jan Brewer and very quickly the welcome turned into a serious and tense discussion.<p>According to the pool report, Brewer first handed Obama an envelope and then the two appeared to be talking over one another. At one point, as an AP photograph shows, Brewer raised her finger at Obama. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 12:57:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 21431 at http://www.kunc.org