president obama en AZ Secretary of State Satisfied That President Obama is a US Citizen <p>One hurdle to Barack Obama being on the November ballot has been removed.&nbsp;</p><p>That came late Tuesday when Secretary of State Ken Bennett got an e-mail from Hawaii officials confirming for him that they do, in fact, have an original birth certificate for the president on file.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 16:22:11 +0000 Howard Fischer 14351 at AZ Secretary of State Satisfied That President Obama is a US Citizen Arpaio Out to Debunk Obama Birth Certificate <p>Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio claimed this afternoon that President&nbsp;Obama&#39;s&nbsp;birth certificate&nbsp;is a fraud.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 23:15:17 +0000 Howard Fischer 10055 at Gov. Brewer Changes Finger Pointing Story <p>Gov. Jan Brewer is finding another way to use last week&#39;s confrontation with President Obama to her advantage.&nbsp;</p><p>When the governor greeted the president last week, she said&nbsp;he told her he thought her description of their 2010 meeting at the White House in her book, <em>Scorpions for Breakfast</em>,&nbsp;was inaccurate. Brewer said she responded by telling the president he was wrong. One thing that tiff on the tarmac did is drive sales of the governor&#39;s book to new heights.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:26:21 +0000 Howard Fischer 8461 at Obama's Visit May Signify a Shift in Arizona Politics <p>After&nbsp;tonight&rsquo;s State of the Union Address, President Obama heads west to five states that will be key to his re-election next year. One of his first stops - Wednesday afternoon -- &nbsp;will be in the Phoenix area. In 2008, the president largely ignored the home turf of his opponent, John McCain. But as Peter O&rsquo;Dowd reports, the political winds in this historically conservative state are swirling.<br /><br />Call it volatility. Call it turmoil. Or just call it momentum. Whatever it is, President Obama, and a less famous guy named Mike Stauffer, want to build on it. Tue, 24 Jan 2012 23:02:46 +0000 Peter O'Dowd 8114 at