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E.J. Montini

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E.J.(Ed) Montini is a political columnist at the Arizona Republic.

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First term Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake is a staunch conservative, and he's voted the Party line — as defined by President Trump.

A never-Trump Republican senator says, 'Never more…'

First term Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake is a staunch conservative, and he's voted the Party line — as defined by President Trump.

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The leaders of both parties in both Houses of Congress met for less than an hour at the White House this morning, but there was no deal to prevent $85 billion in arbitrary, federal…

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The leaders of both parties in both Houses of Congress met for less than an hour at the White House this morning, but there was no deal to prevent $85 billion in arbitrary, federal…

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President Obama  will be in Tucson tomorrow at a memorial for the six people who died in  Saturday's shooting , including federal judge John Roll.

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President Obama will be in Tucson tomorrow at a memorial for the six people who died in Saturday's shooting , including federal judge John Roll.

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