Mitt Romney’s tough stance on illegal immigration during the 2012 campaign has won him the support of an influential conservative voice on the issue -- Russell Pearce.
Sen. Chuck Schumer is trying to shame Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer into testifying before his subcommittee on immigration saying, "The governor is the one who signed this bill into law; she shouldn't leave the defense of it to others.”
Democrats are counting on enthusiastic support from Hispanics to propel them to victory one year from now, even though a lack of progress on immigration reform under President Obama and increasingly harsh rhetoric from Republicans has left many Hispanics disenchanted with both parties.
The state senator who wrote Arizona's controversial immigration law conceded defeat Tuesday night in a recall election widely seen as a referendum on tough measures against illegal immigrants.
Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce holds the dubious honor of being the first elected official to face a recall election. However, the likelihood of unseating Pearce is small.
Arizona launched a fundraising website Wednesday to build fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, a newly authorized project that supporters said is needed to close gaps exploited by smugglers and illegal immigrants.
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, the conservative politician and former cop who famously sponsored Arizona's anti-illegal immigration bill SB1070, is in yet another showdown, he is facing a recall.
November 8, 2011 is the date that was just set by Jan Brewer for the election to replace SB 1070 author Russell Pearce. Pearce stated today that he will run again and that he expects to win. Over ten thousand voters in his district feel differently. Listen to my interview with Randy Parraz about the issue.
Enough signatures have been gathered by opponents for a recall vote on Russell Pearce, president of the Arizona Senate.