Republican Arizona Gov. Ducey sworn in with bipartisan group
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and five other newly elected officials from both sides of the political aisle took the oath of office Monday in a bipartisan ceremony that recognized Democratic gains in what has long been considered a solidly red state.
Pelosi recalls Arizona’s former US Rep. Pastor at funeral
PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of mourners on Friday bid farewell to Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress, the former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, who was remembered as a devoted public servant and doting family man in a ceremony that filled a large Phoenix church with laughter and sometimes tears.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi remembered Pastor on Friday as a lawmaker whose humor united people from both sides of the political aisle.
The Latest: Mourners gather to remember Arizona congressman
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Arizona's 1st Hispanic Congressman, Ed Pastor (all times local):
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is among those scheduled to eulogize former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor at a church packed with mourners gathered to remember Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress.
The service at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Phoenix began with a mariachi group singing "De Colores," a popular Spanish-language folk anthem.
Arizona governor to attend services for ex-President Bush
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend funeral services for former President George H.W. Bush in Washington D.C.
The Republican governor's office announced that he will attend Wednesday's state funeral service for the 41st president at the Washington National Cathedral.
Ed Pastor to lie in state at Arizona State Capitol on Sunday
PHOENIX (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, the first Hispanic member of Congress from Arizona, will lie in state Sunday at the Arizona State Capitol and a Mass is scheduled Friday at a Phoenix church.
The 12-term Democrat who did not seek re-election in 2014 died Tuesday following a heart attack. He was 75.
Ex-Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona’s 1st Hispanic congressman, dies
PHOENIX (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, who championed liberal causes as Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress but was known for his bipartisanship, died after suffering a heart attack, his family said Wednesday. He was 75.
Pastor, a Democrat, served 23 years in Congress until deciding in 2014 against running for re-election.