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Ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio running to try to get his job back

Nearly three years after he was voted out of office, the former metro Phoenix sheriff pardoned by President Donald Trump on a conviction related to rounding up immigrants in the …

Sessions defends Trump pardons of Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump’s right to pardon former

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 10:39 a.m.

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s event in Spokane canceled after community backlash

An effort to bring controversial former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Spokane unraveled Monday amid backlash from veterans and community members.

Jury rules for Arpaio in lawsuit by senator’s son, ex-wife

An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a civil trial for bringing a since-dismissed criminal case against one of Sen. Jeff …

Christine Flowers: Pardon of Arpaio is shameful

On an evening when we should have all been focused on our brothers and sisters in the path of a storm, President Trump was focused on rescuing one person and …

Pardoned Joe Arpaio mulling challenge to Sen. Jeff Flake, report says

Recently pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is considering staging a primary challenge against Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake.

Critics: Pardon would nix chance to hold Arpaio accountable

Now that President Donald Trump is considering pardoning Arpaio’s conviction for disobeying another judge’s order in an immigration case, Gary Donahoe fears the lawman is going to wiggle out of …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Trump returns to Arizona – and a chaotic political landscape

As Trump returns to Arizona on Tuesday in need of another big moment, he will find a place where his agenda and unconventional leadership style have consumed the political landscape …

UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:52 p.m.

Arizona sheriff convicted of crime for ignoring judge’s order

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of a criminal charge for disobeying a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face day of reckoning in court

The political career of Joe Arpaio ended last year when the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for cracking down on illegal immigration and housing inmates in tents outside in …

Sheriff Joe Arpaio dives into Obama birth certificate again

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona has fixated on the authenticity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate for more than five years, going so far as to send a deputy and …

Arizona county to pay $4 million in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s racial profiling case

Officials voted Wednesday to pay $4.4 million in legal fees to attorneys who won a racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, marking yet another expense in a case that’s …

McCain challenge, sheriff’s latest bid top Arizona primary

U.S. Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth Senate term in November, clearing an …

Arizona taxpayers to foot bill for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s defiance of court order

Taxpayers already on the hook for $54 million in a racial profiling case against the longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix are about to get walloped with another worrisome cost.

Arizona sheriff probes Obama’s birth certificate

America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff finds himself entangled these days in his own thorny legal troubles: a federal grand jury probe over alleged abuse of power, Justice Department accusations of racial …

Arizona lawman endorses Labrador

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona, who has been called “America’s toughest sheriff,” was in Coeur d’Alene on Monday to deliver his anti-illegal-immigration message at an annual Republican fundraiser. In the …