Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has earned friends and foes nationwide for his tough stance on illegal immigration. Now, immigrants and their allies in several US states are mobilizing to get him out of office.
US Department of Justice lawyers said in federal court Tuesday they will pursue criminal contempt of court charges against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his violation of a federal judge’s order in a racial profiling case.
We've been taking a look at Mexico's drug war and the ripple effect being felt throughout the Southwest U.S. We are joined by someone who is in the front-line of trying to keep American guns out of Mexico, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard.
This morning, The Takeaway talks with Dr. Timothy B. Spahr about the asteroid tracking system and a new article in Nature that reports on the composition of the asteroid he recently tracked: it landed in Sudan.
ESPN.com reporter Mechelle Voepel joins us from Phoenix, the site of the WBNA finals' first game. Also, Takeaway listener Helen Wheelock complained we haven't covered the WNBA enough ? so we invited her on the program to make her case.
We speak with Jeff Rosen, professor of law at George Washington University, about the uncertain future of campaign finance reform, and how the Supreme Court's recent ruling affects the relationship between corporations and political candidates.
The number of illegal immigrants living in the U.S. has declined by one million since 2008. The economic recession has made it difficult for many undocumented immigrants to find work and send money to their families in their country of origin.
Americans have been hard hit by the mortgage crisis. Home values are dropping, homeowners are locked into mortgages they may never realistically pay off, and our government seems incapable of providing the kind of support vital to long term recovery.